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Learn to Change the World

Learn to Change the World

Dean James Ryan

James Ryan on the Ed School's next chapter

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Learn how HGSE is uniquely positioned to make a genuine difference in the world.

HGSE Campaign Launch

See video, photos, and tweets from the day's events as the HGSE community came together to launch a major fundraising campaign.

Priority One: Cultivate Leaders and Innovators

We will prepare education leaders to be innovative and prepare leaders of innovation.


Who are the graduates of the Ed.L.D. Program? Meet recent alumni and hear about how they are impacting the field of education.

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HGSE's new program for Harvard College undergraduates entering teaching careers welcomes three noted educators to its team.

Matthew Shaw

Ed.D. candidate Matthew Shaw, Ed.M.'14, conducts research examining how law affects the ability of undocumented students to attend and graduate from college.

Priority Two: Collaborate on Questions That Matter

We will pioneer a new approach to education research to tackle the field’s most pressing issues.


The five-year award will support a research partnership between the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) and researchers at Brown University, Vanderbilt University, and Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Transforming Teaching

The paper, "From Quicksand to Solid Ground: Building a Foundation to Support Quality Teaching," outlines 12 design challenges to ensure teacher quality.

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As part of the Bold Ideas & Critical Conversations event on September 19, eight HGSE faculty members were each given eight minutes to discuss research-based ideas that will have a big impact on the field.

Priority Three: Communicate with the Field

We will make our research relevant and accessible to those who can act on it.

Pamela Mason

New perspectives on school leadership and the challenges principals face.

Making Caring Common

A toolkit helps educators spur conversation, fight stereotypes, and build leadership skills in teen girls.


Seeing tangible results from HGSE’s tools for education leaders, Texas’ Universal Academy keeps coming back for more.

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