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Book calls male teacher push into question

Book calls male teacher push into question

Desperate attempts by school systems to recruit male teachers, especially at the elementary level, do not necessarily pay off in improved student performance, a new book by Western researchers suggests.

Violence no longer ‘part of the game’

Violence no longer ‘part of the game’

CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada personality Don Cherry has built a career on celebrating fighting in hockey. But in light of a public growing less and less tolerant of sports violence, even the colourful commentator has been forced to back down.

Western explores violence in the media

Western explores violence in the media

Canada’s leading expert on concussions and a former NHL tough guy-turned-politician headline a major conference on the portrayal of violence in the media later this week at The University of Western Ontario.

Coulter invited to link into Circle

The only way reconciliation is possible for Aboriginal peoples in Canada is if there is justice, says Faculty of Education professor Rebecca Coulter.

Finnish professor to lecture on physical education

Finnish professor to lecture on physical education

Paivi Berg, Department of Social Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland, will deliver two lectures this week at events sponsored by The University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Education Research Office.

Boys left out of body image conversation

Starting high school can be a rough time, never mind the difficulties some boys face in ‘fitting in physically’ with their male counterparts. The social code and attitudes of what it means to ‘be a man’ can leave some boys on the sidelines when it comes to health education.

Discovery Days at Western Friday

Discovery Days at Western Friday

Approximately 450 high school students and teachers from London and surrounding areas will have an opportunity to explore careers in medicine and other sciences at The University of Western Ontario this Friday.

Western appoints Dean of Education

The University of Western Ontario has announced the appointment of Vicki Schwean as Dean of the Faculty of Education, beginning a five-year term on July 1.

Book calls male teacher push into question

Book calls male teacher push into question

Desperate attempts by school systems to recruit male teachers, especially at the elementary level, do not necessarily pay off in improved student performance, a new book by Western researchers suggests.

Violence no longer ‘part of the game’

Violence no longer ‘part of the game’

CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada personality Don Cherry has built a career on celebrating fighting in hockey. But in light of a public growing less and less tolerant of sports violence, even the colourful commentator has been forced to back down.

Western explores violence in the media

Western explores violence in the media

Canada’s leading expert on concussions and a former NHL tough guy-turned-politician headline a major conference on the portrayal of violence in the media later this week at The University of Western Ontario.

Coulter invited to link into Circle

The only way reconciliation is possible for Aboriginal peoples in Canada is if there is justice, says Faculty of Education professor Rebecca Coulter.

Finnish professor to lecture on physical education

Finnish professor to lecture on physical education

Paivi Berg, Department of Social Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland, will deliver two lectures this week at events sponsored by The University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Education Research Office.

Boys left out of body image conversation

Starting high school can be a rough time, never mind the difficulties some boys face in ‘fitting in physically’ with their male counterparts. The social code and attitudes of what it means to ‘be a man’ can leave some boys on the sidelines when it comes to health education.

Discovery Days at Western Friday

Discovery Days at Western Friday

Approximately 450 high school students and teachers from London and surrounding areas will have an opportunity to explore careers in medicine and other sciences at The University of Western Ontario this Friday.

Western appoints Dean of Education

The University of Western Ontario has announced the appointment of Vicki Schwean as Dean of the Faculty of Education, beginning a five-year term on July 1.