Harvard Graduate School of Education Celebrates 21st Annual Alumni of Color Conference
The Harvard Graduate School of Education held its 21st annual Alumni of Color Conference on Friday and Saturday, marking the first fully in-person iteration of the conference since the start of the pandemic.
HGSE Dean Long Prioritizes Fundraising, New Masters Programs
As Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean Bridget T. Long enters her fifth year in the post, her top priorities are ensuring the financial health of the school and a successful rollout of its five newly redesigned masters programs, Long said in an interview Friday morning.
Educators and Scholars Stress Collaboration, Urgency in Confronting Climate Change at HGSE Conference
Education officials and sustainability experts discussed how students and educators can “engage creatively and intelligently” on climate change at a Harvard Graduate School of Education conference Thursday.
‘A Perfect Storm’: HGSE Affiliates Weigh In on Teacher Shortages
Despite national discussions about a teacher shortage across the country, several affiliates of the Harvard Graduate School of Education have focused on the local nature of shortages, as well as the lack of teachers in the STEM and special education fields, as driving the recent news coverage.
HGSE Receives Record-Setting Donation
The Harvard Graduate School of Education received the largest donation in its 102-year history last week. Provided by two anonymous Harvard Business School alumni, the gift includes a direct $30 million and an offer to match up to $10 million in additional donations.
Students in HGSE’s New Virtual Part-Time Master’s Program Call on School to ‘Close the Quality Gap’
Barred from attending in-person classes as a condition of enrollment, students in a new virtual part-time Master’s program launched by the Graduate School of Education are advocating for improved online programming and turning to cross-registration at other schools.
Harvard Experts Outline Critical Steps for School Reopenings at HGSE Event
Experts from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Harvard School of Public Health said in a Wednesday event that Covid-safe school infrastructure and individual student support systems are critical to successful school reopenings during the pandemic.
As Massachusetts High Schoolers Return to In-Person Instruction, HGSE Experts See Challenges Ahead
Massachusetts students in lower grades returned to school buildings in early April, and middle school students followed suit a few weeks later. With the return of high school students on May 17, The Crimson interviewed multiple HGSE professors to understand the difficulties posed by the transition.
Harvard Graduate School of Education Releases Its First Early Literacy Mobile Apps
The Harvard Graduate School of Education released three new early literacy apps targeted at parents, caregivers and children last week, marking the first time HGSE has developed mobile apps for public use.
Education Leaders Speak on Future of Global Schooling, Technology in HGSE Webinar
Civic and education leaders from around the world spoke on the future of education in technology in a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Friday.
Graduate School of Education Plans to Reopen Campus in Fall, Resume Doctoral Admissions, Dean Says
The Harvard Graduate School of Education is “prioritizing” reopening its campus in the fall and plans to resume accepting applications to its doctoral program, HGSE Dean Bridget Terry Long said in an interview Monday.
Harvard Graduate Council Mulls Priorities, Challenges during Covid-19 Pandemic in First Public Meeting of Semester
The Harvard Graduate Council mulled student government priorities and institutional challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic in its first public meeting of the semester Wednesday evening.
Bacow, Garber, and Harvard’s 14 School Deans Urge University Affiliates to Vote
Ahead of Election Day, Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow, Provost Alan M. Garber ’76, and the 14 deans of the University’s schools sent an email to affiliates Friday morning urging them to vote and reaffirming the “values that bind us together as a community.”
Graduate School of Education Will Pause Doctoral Admissions for Fall 2021, Citing Financial Strain
The Harvard Graduate School of Education plans to pause its doctoral admissions for Fall 2021 due to the financial strain the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on the school, according to its website.
Reflecting on Its Past, Graduate School of Education Celebrates Centennial
Around 50 years ago, the future of the Graduate School of Education seemed unclear. Today, it is one of the preeminent institutions for training leaders in education.
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Joseph Blatt, the faculty director of the Master’s Program in Technology, Innovation and Education, laughs with his muppet in his office Friday afternoon.
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Harvard Graduate School of Education lecturer Joseph Blatt keeps a collection of muppets on the bookshelves in his office.
‘Owning the Space That You’re In’: ‘Kim’s Convenience’ and ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Cast Members Talk Asian Representation
Following a landmark year for heightened Asian representation in film and television, the actors acknowledged that both sitcoms carry a special weight in the media landscape.
Danielle S. Allen remarked on ways to improve social inequality through a focus on civic education Wednesday evening during a Harvard Graduate School of Education's Askwith Forum event. The panel was a conversation about poverty, inequality, and racial injustice in the U.S.
Harvard Students Can Now Pursue a Secondary in Educational Studies
Harvard's brand-new Educational Studies secondary is officially open for business. Eleven students have already declared the secondary and at least 30 more are interested.
Long Named Ed School Dean, Will Be First Black Woman to Lead School
Bridget Terry Long, a Harvard Graduate School of Education professor and economist, will become the school’s next dean, University President Drew G. Faust announced Wednesday.
College Launches New Secondary in 'Educational Studies'
The College will launch a new secondary field in “Educational Studies” for undergraduates beginning in fall 2018 after a years-long faculty and student-led push for the secondary.
Ed School Hosts Panel on Supporting Undocumented Students
With ongoing uncertainty regarding the renewal of DACA, the Ed School hosted a panel focused on ways to support undocumented students in K-12 schools.
Simeon Bochev, Harvard Business School Lead Rep and Harvard Graduate Council Vice President moderates a meeting of the council Monday evening.