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Creating Change in Real Time

How HGSE students connected their studies to practice to build supports for their communities all over the world.

Teaching the Hard Histories of Racism

Five principles to guide educators as they broach difficult topics in their classrooms — with students of all ages.

With Redesigned Master’s Program, HGSE Seeks to Meet 21st-Century Challenges

Ambitious curricular overhaul, to launch this summer, defines foundational competencies and elevates role of the education professional.

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In 2020, HGSE celebrated 100 years of impact.

Visit our Centennial website to learn how HGSE has made a difference in the field of education — and how to get involved. >

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Our graduate degrees and professional education programs explore every facet of education, from pre-K through college, in school and after school, and across the human lifespan.

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Become fully immersed in one of the world’s most dynamic and influential intellectual communities.

Master's Programs

Explore the most challenging and exciting questions in education research, policy, and practice.

Professional Education

Expand your skills and professional network through transformative online and on-campus programs.

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Students and Alumni

Through their work across all areas of the education sector, our students and alumni work to ensure that every child has the opportunity to fulfill his or her potential.

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Ph.D. student

Samantha Pratt

Ed.M.'19; Founder and CEO, KlickEngage

Zakiya Smith Ellis

Ed.M.'07; Chief policy adviser, New Jersey governor’s office

Martha Minow

Ed.M.'76; University Professor, Harvard; former dean, Harvard Law School