Grad School of Education

Harvard Kennedy School

Prize Recipient Hopes to Combat Violence Through Education

Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Harvard Kennedy School’s Middle East Initiative celebrated Palestinian schoolteacher Hanan Al Hroub as the second recipient of the Global Teacher Prize in a discussion Thursday night.

Nonie Lesaux
Grad School of Education

Nonie K. Lesaux

Much of Lesaux's work today involves implementing her research into policy in order to improve child education systems.

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Higher Education

Chinese Internet Service Co-Founder Promotes Ed Prize at Harvard

Charles Chen Yidan, co-founder of one of China’s most popular Internet service portals, visited Harvard last Thursday to raise awareness about a new educational prize he founded.

Graduate School of Education Class of 2016
Commencement

Graduate School of Education Class of 2016

Class of 2016 member Donovan A. Livingston raises his fist in the air as Drew Faust confers degrees to candidates from the Graduate School of Education.

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University Finances

Record $35.5 Million Donation to GSE funds Early Childhood Initiative

​In a record donation to the Harvard Graduate School of Education, The Saul Zaentz Charitable Foundation gifted $35.5 million to establish an early childhood education initiative, bringing the school’s campaign to 93 percent of its total goal.

Higher Education

Teachers in Training: Launching the First Class of Harvard Teacher Fellows

The Harvard Teacher Fellows program, a teacher training initiative centered at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, prepares aspiring educators to teach in under-resourced urban schools. The program recently selected its inaugural cohort of 20 fellows.

Harvard Thinks Global
FAS

Professors Warming to Prospect of Education Studies Secondary

An education secondary did not see initial success in gaining traction. But FAS members are now renewing their interest in the field.

Harvard Thinks Global
College

Harvard Thinks Global

Senior Lecturer on Education Katherine Merseth addresses students on the importance of education in children’s lives and how Harvard students can contribute to today’s youth through education. The lecture was part of the 7th Annual Harvard Thinks Big speaker series hosted by the College Events Board and featured various professors speaking about education, social inequality, radical terrorism, and more.

University

GSE Partners With Cities in New Youth Education Equity Initiative

The Education Redesign Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Education has unveiled a new, youth education equity initiative that aims to tackle systemic inequalities preventing young students from achieving their full potential.

University

Inaugural Class of Harvard Teachers Fellows Selected

​Following a rigorous application process, 20 Harvard seniors will make up the inaugural class of the Harvard Teachers Fellows program.

Admissions

Fitzsimmons Endorses GSE Report, with Some Reservations

Admissions administrators, including Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67, have largely supported a recent Graduate School of Education report that calls for widespread change to the college application process.

Gutman Library
Libraries

Gutman Library

Gutman Library at the Graduate School of Education.

Gutman Library
College

Ed School Report Calls for Reforming Admissions Practices

The report argues colleges should dramatically alter their admissions practices with a new focus on promoting service, reducing academic and extracurricular stresses, and increasing student diversity.

College

Harvard Tuition Jumped 31 Percent Since 1998, Report Says

The price tag on a Harvard undergraduate education, when adjusted for inflation, increased by nearly one-third between 1998 and 2015, according to a recently released report by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Graduate School of Education Capital Campaign Progress
Fundraising

Graduate School of Education Capital Campaign Progress