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By Matt Weber 02/21/2017 8:00 AM EST
Male and female college student studying in library

In her years as president of Heritage University in Washington State, Sr. Kathleen Ross noticed an emerging trend. The number of students matriculating whose parents did not have college degrees was growing to the point of outnumbering the students…

By Casey Bayer 02/16/2017 2:15 PM EST

The Askwith Forums invites you to participate in its spring 2017 season. The Harvard Graduate School of Education’s series of public lectures dedicated to conversations on the challenges facing education was established in 1998. Additionally, this…

By Bobby Dorigo Jones 02/13/2017 3:00 PM EST
A Book, a Page, a World: The Artistic Journey of an Author and an Illustrator

Explore the picture book worlds of author and illustrator, husband and wife, who create worlds for children by bridging history, heritage, culture, and curiosity at the Askwith Forum on February 16.

By Bobby Dorigo Jones 02/13/2017 9:43 AM EST
Driving Change: The Challenges Superintendents Face in Urban Schools.

On Tuesday, February 14, the Askwith Forum gathered three experienced leaders of urban districts for a dialogue on the role of a superintendent in such dynamic systems as urban school districts and on how superintendents can spark radical change.

By Jill Anderson 02/07/2017 4:48 PM EST
The Sandy Hook Promise

The first step to lessening the threat of potential gun violence in our communities and schools? Awareness and a knowledge that it can happen to you, says Nicole Hockley, founder and managing director of Sandy Hook Promise, an organization launched…

By Bobby Dorigo Jones, By Iman Rastegari 02/07/2017 11:32 AM EST
Asil Yassine

Drawing on her own experience as both student and teacher, master's candidate Asil Yassine seeks to support English-language learners by supporting to those who teach them.

By Casey Bayer 02/01/2017 2:25 PM EST
Trump's Immigration

Perspective, reflections, and calls to action from members of the Harvard Graduate School of Education in the wake of the president’s executive order late last week.

By News editor 02/01/2017 9:12 AM EST
In the Media

Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online — in January.

By Jill Anderson, By Matt Weber 01/31/2017 12:25 PM EST
Next Generation Design

NetDragon's Dejian Liu joined Professor Chris Dede to build a J-Term course on using design methodology to produce new learning environments.

By Bari Walsh, By Iman Rastegari 01/30/2017 12:47 PM EST
Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Among the many passages that life offers as we age, there is one we navigate almost unthinkingly: the passage of our children from "our children" to fully realized adults. There's a certain script society offers — one rooted in stereotypes about…

By Leah Shafer 01/24/2017 10:58 AM EST
Women's March

On January 21, 2017, over 100 HGSE students and alumni joined the historic Women’s March on Washington.

By Jill Anderson 01/24/2017 10:22 AM EST
Nina Sokolovic

With her new program, Nina Sokolovic, Ed.M.'16, aims to provide parents in rural Serbia with the information and strategies necessary to care better for both their children and themselves.

By Matt Weber 01/19/2017 10:18 AM EST
U.S. Capitol

In this two-part special video edition of the Harvard EdCast, Professor Paul Reville and Associate Professor Martin West look at the likely confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education, and assess her potential for success in the role.…

By Casey Bayer 01/17/2017 3:56 PM EST
Free College?

Free college programs that cover students’ tuition are a step toward addressing issues of the cost of higher education, but leave questions of quality unanswered.

By Matt Weber 01/12/2017 9:59 AM EST
The Mythology of the Millennial

In our digital world, where anyone with a little know-how can post unverified stories online and frame them as fact, when solid web design can make an advertisement seem like an article, and the question of what is and what is not "fake news" seems…

By News editor 01/10/2017 1:52 PM EST
Bridget Terry Long

The speech on college student access and success will be delivered in Los Angeles on January 11, as part of AERA's Centennial Lecture Series.

By Matt Weber 01/05/2017 2:37 PM EST
Hiring a Diverse Faculty

As the minority K–12 student population continues to grow into the majority in the United States, it stands to reason that the student population at colleges and universities will also soon become, says University of Pennsylvania Professor Marybeth…

By News editor 01/03/2017 12:09 PM EST
In the Media

Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online — in December.

By Iman Rastegari 12/23/2016 6:35 AM EST

GIFs (and gifts) from the year gone by, to carry you into 2017.

By Matt Weber 12/13/2016 4:52 PM EST
Hands on globe

It is essential that in a world as hyperconnected as ours has become that nobody can be complacent, says Ross Hall, director for education at Ashoka Europe, a pioneering social entrepreneurship organization dedicated to supporting and developing…


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