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The launch was a daylong affair with top leaders from the field of education, including U.S. Secretary of Education Arne S. Duncan ’86, Harlem Children’s Zone founder and GSE alumnus Geoffrey Canada, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma ’76.
The Graduate School of Education has launched the Usable Knowledge project, an online platform aimed at making the school’s research and work accessible to all educators, students, and policymakers.
Before an audience of students, professors, and other members of the Harvard community, John Wood, founder and board co-chair of Room to Read, discussed his experiences founding the educational non-profit and laid out key lessons about social entrepreneurship and leadership at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Monday.
Harvard Graduate School of Education professor Robert Kegan and associate professor Meira Levinson mapped out a case for the relationship between education and improved social relations in a pair of lectures at Tuesday evening’s Askwith Forum.
Richard J. Murnane, a professor known for his research on the intersection of economics and education, has been named acting dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, University President Drew G. Faust announced Thursday.
Broadcast journalist John Merrow speaks alongside children's rights ativist Marian Wright Edelman (left), Executive Director of the Connecticut Commission on Children Elaine Zimmerman (second from right), and HGSE Dean Kathleen McCartney at the AskWith Forum in Longfellow Hall on Wednesday. The panel discussed school violence prevention strategies in the wake of the December shooting at a Newtown, CT elementary school.
“There’s no place I’d rather be than in a roomful of educators,” said Doug Lemov in the first words of his talk at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Askwith Forum on Thursday evening.
Though education reform did not play a prominent role in the discourse surrounding the 2012 presidential election, there is hope for bipartisan compromise on the issue during President Obama’s second term, according to panelists at a discussion at the Graduate School of Education on Thursday.
Two leaders of the Chilean Students Movement proposed economic, political, and social reforms to rectify pervasive inequity in the Chilean education system in a talk at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Thursday afternoon.
For Philip Lee, a doctoral student at Harvard Graduate School of Education, the idea that his views are important is a current that runs through his work. “I want to show people that student voice matters,” Lee said.