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By Tyler Thigpen 12/19/2014 10:32 AM EST
Tyler Thigpen

The first semester is wrapping up at Harvard Graduate School of Education. How did it go? One of our most prolific student tweeters, first-year Ed.L.D. candidate Tyler Thigpen, takes a look back at the semester through highlights from his Twitter…

By Matt Weber 12/18/2014 8:09 AM EST
Brilliant Club

One challenge facing the education system in the United Kingdom is that students from non-selective state (public) schools are underrepresented in institutions of higher education. The goal of the Brilliant Club, a nonprofit organization serving…

By Jill Anderson 12/16/2014 1:44 PM EST
Jeremy Thompson and Luis Contreras

The Work Readiness Workshop – a collaboration between HGSE's G.I.V.E.S. program and the Haley House Transitional Employment Program – helps formerly incarcerated people gain the tools to find proper employment.

By Ghazal Gulati 12/10/2014 4:23 PM EST
Ghazal Gulati

Ghazal Gulati is a master’s in education candidate in the International Education Policy Program. After transitioning from finance to teaching, Ghazal is now interested in systems design for monitoring and evaluation programs. With a love for…

By Matt Weber 12/10/2014 2:51 PM EST
Shawn Ginwright

Author and activist Shawn Ginwright -- associate professor of education in the Africana Studies Department at San Francisco State University -- is an expert on African American youth, youth organizing, and youth development. This fall, Ginwright…

By News editor 12/10/2014 10:52 AM EST
PreK Classroom

The Leading Edge of Early Childhood Education brought together leading educators to engage with the latest thinking in building and sustaining high-quality prekindergarten.

By Jill Anderson 12/05/2014 3:30 PM EST
Kerry Thompson

Kerry Thompson, Ed.M.’08, is working to advance rights for people with disabilities around the world.

By Matt Weber 12/03/2014 1:08 PM EST
HGSE EdCast Logo

On December 2, David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, visited the Askwith Forum to lead a discussion on educational opportunity. Johns engaged the crowd with his frank talk about…

By News editor 12/01/2014 3:46 PM EST
Newspapers by Binuri Ranasinghe via Flickr (CC license:

Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online — in November.Please note: While many online periodicals keep their stories freely available…

By Iman Rastegari 11/26/2014 9:41 AM EST
Longfellow Fall

Members of the HGSE community express their gratitude this Thanksgiving.

By News editor 11/25/2014 10:52 AM EST
David Johns

Watch a video of the final Askwith Forum of the semester, "Closing the Gap."

By Jill Anderson 11/21/2014 4:07 PM EST
Longfellow Door

Dean James Ryan has announced a $5 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation that will fund fellowships in the Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) Program.

By Iman Rastegari 11/19/2014 4:16 PM EST
Mentoring institute

Last month Harvard Graduate School of Education held its first Mentor-Supervisor Institute, an event designed to support mentors and supervisors of HGSE's licensure candidates. Learn more about the idea behind the institute, as well as the numerous…

By Gerardo Ochoa 11/19/2014 3:01 PM EST
Gerardo Ochoa

Gerardo Ochoa is a master’s candidate in the Higher Education Program. He has dedicated his professional journey to address issues of college access, persistence, affordability, and helping students find their life purpose. Born in Michoacán,…

By Matt Weber 11/19/2014 10:51 AM EST
Claude Steele

Renowned social psychologist and educator Claude Steele became even better known in 2010 with the publication of his book Whistling Vivaldi, which focuses on Steele's theory of "stereotype threat" as a possible explanation for the underperformance of…

By News editor 11/18/2014 12:33 PM EST
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The Askwith Forum on November 20 featured a discussion on successful education leadership with former leaders from school districts and charter management organizations.

By Jill Anderson 11/17/2014 4:22 PM EST
Eric Mazur and Richard Light

Watch a video of the Master Class with Eric Mazur.Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, knows all too well that a lecture on physics could put most people in a…

By Matt Weber 11/12/2014 2:41 PM EST
Eric Mazur

On Thursday, November 13, the fourth class in Harvard Graduate School of Education's Master Class series will take place with Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Richard Light,…

By News editor 11/12/2014 12:53 PM EST
Master Class

On Thursday, November 13, the fourth class in Harvard Graduate School of Education's Master Class series took place with Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Richard Light, Carl…

By Jill Anderson 11/10/2014 10:38 AM EST
Maureen Brinkworth at Commencement 2013

The Harvard Graduate School of Education community is mourning the loss of Maureen Brinkworth, Ed.M.’06, Ed.D.’13, who died on October 14 after a battle with cancer. A beloved member of the HGSE community, Brinkworth is remembered for…


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