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The Askwith Education Forum

The Askwith Education Forum logoThe Askwith Education Forum brings leading voices from across the field of education (and beyond) to the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) for rich and spirited conversations about issues affecting schools, universities, families, and communities. The events in our Forum series are highlights of HGSE's annual calendar, providing an opportunity for students, faculty, and other community members to come together to learn from, and engage with, the practitioners, policymakers, scholars, and thinkers who are shaping education and improving opportunities for all learners.

This lecture series was established in 1998 by the children and grandchildren of Herbert Askwith, A.B.'(19)07.
 
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Upcoming Events

Two special convenings with research and practice leaders from Harvard and beyond, presented by the Askwith Education Forum at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Beyond Recovery
Seizing Opportunities to Transform Education in a Post-Covid Era

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Askwith Hall

Registration required

Join us for the first in a series of programs throughout the year to explore several facets of COVID recovery — and look beyond recovery to a transformed educational ecosystem.

 

 

Education and Climate Action

Thursday, October 27, 2022 | 2 – 6 p.m.  | Askwith Hall

Registration required

How do education systems begin to grapple with their own climate footprint and nurture learning communities that can drive solutions? We’ll spotlight best practices for leading for impact, innovation, and optimism as we confront this challenging issue. 

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Education Now logoEducation Now is HGSE's actionable 30-minute webinar series responding to the dramatic changes in the field of education in the wake of COVID-19. Our episodes provide insights and strategies to shape equitable new approaches to challenges across the education landscape.

The Askwith Education Forum Playlist


Watch past Askwith Education Forum events and the Future of Education convenings,
which were part of HGSE's Centennial celebration in 2020. 



 

 

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Coverage of Past Askwith Education Forums

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In this Children’s Author Series event, the Askwith Education Forum welcomed Mona Golabek, author of "The Children of Willesden Lane."

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A discussion exploring the power of personal narrative and personal identity as a tool for teaching and understanding history.

Teacher in classroom with student, both in masks

With research showing the impact of remote and hybrid learning, what are the federal, state, and district strategies to lift learning and support social-emotional needs?

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