GSE News: Global Initiatives

Gabrielle Oliveira
  • Race, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Global Initiatives
March 7, 2019

Gabrielle Oliveira’s nuanced and complex look at Mexican families, Motherhood Across Borders: Immigrants and Their Children in Mexico and New York, was awarded the first Ethnography in Education Book Award.


  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Global Initiatives
  • Alumni
October 18, 2018

Four Penn GSE alumni share their stories of impactful careers that pair education with psychology, corporate leadership, business and technology, and international development.

  • Global Initiatives
October 3, 2018

In Penn GSE’s first Faculty Global Seminar, Alan Ruby described how the school’s collaboration with leaders in Kazakhstan has helped launch a university.


  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Global Initiatives
September 12, 2018

This month in Mumbai, the first cohort of Indian teachers will begin the Virtual Online Learning and Teaching Certificate Program, tailored to their needs.


  • Counseling & Psychology
  • Global Initiatives
May 30, 2018

In Ghana’s capital city of Accra, roughly 80 percent of children are enrolled in preschool by age three – but tests show that traditional call-and-response teaching, rote memorization, and corporal punishment do not lead to much learning.


  • Education Policy
  • Global Initiatives
March 23, 2018

Writing in The Hill, Dan Wagner argues for improving how the U.S. spends foreign aid money on education.

  • Global Initiatives
March 14, 2018

Wolf is one of 11 Jacobs Fellows chosen from a pool of over 400 applicants.


  • Global Initiatives
November 20, 2017

Dan Wagner, Penn GSE professor and Special Advisor to UNESCO’s Director-General, argues the U.S. decision to withdraw from UNESCO is shortsighted. 


  • Global Initiatives
September 7, 2017

Throughout his career, Wagner has focused on problems of literacy in the developing world through applied research and advising international agencies, governments, and non-profits. 


  • Global Initiatives
August 24, 2017

The Penn GSE graduate received a fellowship from the U.S. Department of State to teach English in Mexico.



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