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Professional Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education announces the 2017 offering of Mindfulness for Educators, a program designed to help educators build the inner resources to handle complex multi-faceted challenges, manage...

Educators have an ever-increasing stream of data at their fingertips. But how can they use it to transform learning for all students? For over a decade the Data Wise Project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education has been supporting teams in...

Professional Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education is now accepting applications for Creative Computing, a new program designed for all educators to introduce computation in the classroom in an engaging and playful way. The program...

Hollyburn School

Canadian educators find inspiration and new direction at the Closing the Achievement Gap professional education program.

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How does one build off of a good idea? That is the question that HGSE's new professional education program hopes to answer. 

Monica Higgins

The new professional development program is designed for educational leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs interested in expanding their business' impact.


The professional education program, based on the groundbreaking Doctor of Education Leadership Program, will provide education leaders with the skills and approaches to improve their own leadership and to help make their vision a reality.

Fernando Reimers, photo by Tom Kates

Following a special seminar at UNESCO Bangkok on 16 October 2015, Fernando M. Reimers of Harvard University and Eleonora Villegas-Reimers of Wheelock College reflect on global education in view of building a sustainable, inclusive and peaceful world:

Kathy Boudett

Team meetings—as conducted by professional learning communities or data groups, for example—have become an increasingly important component of teacher professional development in many schools. Yet some evidence suggests that such meetings are often...

Jeff Hecker

A year into Jeffrey Hecker’s tenure as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine, he realized there was no instruction manual for his job. Hecker assumed the chief academic officer role after advancing up...