Grad School of Education


Jeb Bush Discusses Education Reform, Inequality at GSE

Bush discussed his efforts to expand school choice and improve school accountability as governor of Florida.


Journalist Presents App to Help Children With Autism Communicate

At the Graduate School of Education Thursday Pulitzer-winning journalist Ron Suskind discussed his experience raising his son, who has autism, and the creation of an app to help children with autism communicate.


Thirty-nine Begin New Ph.D. Program at School of Public Health

The School of Public Health began phasing out its Doctor of Science in favor of a new Ph.D., with 39 students matriculating in the program this fall.

Debating Charter Schools
On Campus

Debating Charter Schools

Experts debate Question 2, a ballot proposal that will be voted on in the upcoming election and that could approve funding for 12 new or expanded charter schools, at the Graduate School of Education Tuesday afternoon.

Debating Charter Schools

Panelists Spar Over Mass. Charter School Ballot Measure

At the Graduate School of Education Tuesday, experts clashed over ballot measure Question 2, which would "approve up to 12 new charter schools or enrollment expansions in existing charter schools each year."

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.

Yidan Visits
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

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.

Gutman Library
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

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

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.


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.


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.