Penn GSE Newsroom

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Education Policy
October 23, 2018

Penn GSE’s Richard Ingersoll chronicles a surge in teacher hiring and continued instability in the profession in his new report.



  • Higher Education
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
November 12, 2018

The series will feature three more talks from visiting scholars in the spring semester.


  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
November 7, 2018

Catalyst @ Penn GSE is hosting “Entrepreneurship in Education: A Primer for Educators, Entrepreneurs, Researchers, and Investors” November 28 at Wharton San Francisco. This half-day workshop will introduce the skills and dispositions of successful entrepreneurship, whether applied to building a product, company, initiative, or program.


  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Faces of Philanthropy
November 2, 2018

Penn GSE has taken the first steps this fall toward a state-of-the-art building expansion. Part of the Extraordinary Impact Campaign, the project aims to bring the majority of the School’s degree programs into a central location with flexible, technologically advanced learning spaces.

The Educator's Playbook

Penn GSE faculty distill their research in this useful newsletter for K-12 educators. In the latest issue, Michael Johanek says school leaders can improve their decision making by improving how they assess problems. .

Awards & Honors

Laura Perna has received a subcontract from the Pell Institute, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The one-year, $250,000 grant — $60,000 of which is to Penn GSE — will support the production of the annual Indicators of Higher Education Equity report. 
(Posted 11/2/2018)

Nancy Hornberger has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Umeå University in Sweden. Since 2012, Dr. Hornberger has served as Visiting Professor to Umeå University's Department of Language Studies, consulting and collaborating on the development of Sámi language teaching, teacher education, and research in support of Sámi Indigenous language revitalization. 
(Posted 10/16/2018)


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