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Western University Be Extraordinary The Campaign For Western

It is often said the world's future rests with our children and youth. In the Faculty of Education at Western University, we collectively seek truth, justice, equity, and peace in that future world. 

We believe that we have a moral imperative to nurture our children so that they may thrive. As such, with our research, teaching, and service, we seek to strengthen education and schools, which are powerful forces in counteracting the social inequities that threaten the well-being of children, families, and communities.

We invite you to support us as active collaborators in imagining and achieving a just society in which the needs of all people are more fully met.

To learn more about Western Education, please visit their website.

Key Initiatives:

Child Youth & Development Clinic – Children first for a stronger community

The Child Youth & Development Clinic is not only an interdisciplinary training facility for graduate students in School and Applied Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Applied Behaviour Analysis and Speech and Language Pathology at Western, it also provides greatly needed assessments and interventions to children and youth in the community from three to 18 years of age.

Mary J. Wright Research and Education Centre at Merrymount

The Mary J. Wright Research and Education Centre will drive state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research that examines factors impacting early childhood development, with the goal of fostering the health and wellbeing of society’s most vulnerable children.

Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC)

The Centre is committed to the development and application of knowledge for the prevention of violence against women and children through promoting innovation, collaboration and equality. CREVAWC facilitates the collaboration of individuals, groups and institutions representing the diversity of the community to pursue research questions and training opportunities to understand and prevent violence and abuse. 

Centre for School Mental Health

Within school settings, there is both the opportunity and obligation to promote mental health for all children. The vision of effective School Mental Health (SMH) is one where a multidisciplinary group of professionals can offer services ranging from prevention to intervention, effectively removing barriers to learning and promoting mental wellbeing.

Child and Youth Development Fund

We believe that we have a moral imperative to nurture our children so that they may thrive.

TransformED mentorship

Interested in becoming a TransformED Buddy? “Good teaching cannot be reduced to technique: good teaching comes from the identity and the integrity of the teacher.” ~Parker Palmer, The Courage to Teach

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