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Ideas & Impact
The research centers, projects, and initiatives based at the Harvard Graduate School of Education are creating new horizons in education by putting innovative ideas into reality. These groundbreaking efforts bring together communities of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and learners to test theories, push research into practice, and develop solutions to improve education outcomes for all.
Puts vast data to practical use to address education policy questions and improve outcomes
Drives research-based innovations to achieve meaningful outcomes for children facing adversity
Supports the cradle-to-career place-based partnership field, driving systems-level change and opening personalized pathways to success for all children and families
Advances interdisciplinary scholarship and hands-on research about immigration policy and immigrant communities
Establishes guidelines for developing students with a solid moral compass and a passion for making a difference
Creates and fosters dynamic ideas and practices that help teachers zero in on creative ways to teach and inspire students
Works to improve leadership competencies of public school administrators through professional development to drive greater educational outcomes
Develops tools to support the vision that all children can develop the skills, knowledge, and interest to become lifelong readers
Provides educators with the knowledge and resources to cultivate optimal early learning environments and experiences for students
In addition to the research centers above, faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education conduct individual projects across research, practice, and policy, collaborating with HGSE students and with colleagues and organizations across the field of education.