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By Nakul Grover 10/07/2021 11:01 AM EDT
Education Now: Teaching and Leading with Compassion

Finding empathy, battling compassion fatigue, and teaching amid uncertainty — a conversation exploring some of the challenges teachers are confronting in classrooms today.

By Emily Boudreau 10/01/2021 4:10 PM EDT
Success plans infographic

How Education Redesign Lab's student success plans helped districts meet needs during the pandemic.

By Gianna Cacciatore 09/29/2021 11:33 AM EDT
Omolara Fatiregun

With its equity audits and more, Ed.L.D. student Omolara Fatiregun's social enterprise partners with local governments to help break cycles of poverty and increase opportunity.

By Marin Jorgensen 09/29/2021 8:56 AM EDT
Haiyan Hua

An expert in international development, and a valued teacher and mentor, Hua passed away on September 26.

By News editor 09/23/2021 9:07 AM EDT
School Bus

HGSE experts surface key challenges and concerns for educators, leaders, and families — and share concrete ideas for addressing them.

By Emily Boudreau 09/20/2021 5:15 PM EDT
Roland Barth

An influential proponent of life-long learning for school leaders and the founder of The Principals' Center at HGSE, Barth passed away on September 12.

By Emily Boudreau 09/16/2021 12:32 PM EDT
Faculty on Healthy Schools panel

Experts in education and public health came together to discuss ways districts, schools, and families can put health first when navigating this complex school year.

By News editor 09/01/2021 9:50 AM EDT
Bianca Baldridge

Associate Professor Bianca Baldridge receives the 2021 Scholars of Color Early Career Contribution Award from the American Educational Research Association.

By Gianna Cacciatore 08/30/2021 3:07 PM EDT
Teen on cell phone

Despite early fears that a move to remote learning during the pandemic would see an increase in cyberbullying, a new study co-authored by alum Andrew Bacher-Hicks suggests the opposite could be true.

By Bridget Long 08/30/2021 12:00 PM EDT

Dean Bridget Long addresses incoming and returning HGSE students during Orientation 2021.

By News editor 08/27/2021 10:09 AM EDT
Welcome to HGSE

Starting August 30, HGSE will reopen its campus and welcome in-person and online students for a reimagined school year — with flexibility, equity, and community at the forefront.

By News editor 08/23/2021 9:21 AM EDT
New faculty

Incoming group includes experts in the areas of community-based education, immigration, and higher education access.

By Emily Boudreau 08/20/2021 11:53 AM EDT
Harry Spence

A tireless advocate for public education and its leaders, and founding co-director of HGSE's Ed.L.D. Program, Spence passed away on August 15.

By Emily Boudreau 08/13/2021 2:28 PM EDT
Chris Dede Profile Photo

The $20 million collaboration will explore the potential for online education and artificial intelligence to prepare adult learners for a changing workforce.

By Gianna Cacciatore 08/05/2021 2:39 PM EDT
Presidents in Residence

The pair will join the incoming and returning Higher Education cohorts where they will serve as presenters, discussion partners, and advisers.

By Gianna Cacciatore 07/30/2021 9:30 AM EDT
Josephine Kim

The noted expert on diversity and inclusion and cross-cultural advocacy has been promoted to senior lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

By Emily Boudreau 07/26/2021 4:38 PM EDT
Tom Payzant

A tireless advocate for urban education and a noted member of the HGSE community — as faculty and alum — Payzant passed away on July 23.

By Marin Jorgensen 07/19/2021 4:13 PM EDT
Honors and awards

In the first half of 2021, a number of Harvard Graduate School of Education faculty, students, and alumni were recognized for their hard work and achievements with awards and fellowships.

By News editor 07/01/2021 3:16 PM EDT
Bob Selman

The noted psychologist whose work in child development influenced generations retired at the end of the academic year.

By News editor 07/01/2021 2:17 PM EDT
Eileen McGowan

A beloved mentor and teacher, McGowan retired at the end of the academic year.