Posts Tagged: Faculty of Education

Early childhood education expert available to comment on proposed national childcare plan

September 24, 2020

During the throne speech on Sept. 23, the federal government announced a significant and sustained investment in a national early-learning…

Despite social and employment benefits, bilingualism does not make you ‘smarter’

April 21, 2020

Being bilingual does not improve general mental ability, according to a new study conducted by a team of researchers at…

Junior Astronauts touching down at H.B. Beal

January 13, 2020

The Canadian Space Agency’s Junior Astronauts initiative was launched last year with a goal to engage elementary and secondary school…

Canada-wide study investigates 662 victims of domestic homicide since 2010

September 25, 2019

There have been at least 662 victims of domestic homicide in Canada since 2010 and the numbers continue to rise….

United Nations laureate challenges men to join the gender equality revolution

April 1, 2019

Gender-equality activist Michael Kaufman says the world needs more men standing alongside women to end the global issue of men’s…

Western Education spotlights inclusive education with film screening and Q&A

February 5, 2019

Every day 40,000 children spend most or all of their day outside the traditional classroom in Ontario. The reason –…

High school students learn about missing Indigenous women at ‘A Room of Your Own’ book club event

December 5, 2018

More than 90 female high school students from the Thames Valley District School Board and the London District Catholic School…

Western Education receives funding for cannabis education

June 13, 2018

Western University’s Faculty of Education has received $99,000 from the Public Health Agency of Canada to work with stakeholders on…

Western professor to help get math education research into province’s classrooms

December 14, 2016

A new organization aimed at sharing knowledge and research on how to best teach Math will soon bring Ontario’s Math…

Western University researcher bringing youth voices back into sex-ed discussion

May 3, 2016

A Western University researcher has teamed up with London high schools to help today’s youth have their say on sex…