GSE News: Global Initiatives

  • 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.


  • Teaching & Learning
  • Global Initiatives
February 10, 2017

As the world becomes more connected, people from different countries, who speak different languages, need to find ways to communicate. Yumi Matsumoto examines how people from diverse backgrounds use English as a lingua franca to bridge these linguistic and cultural divides.



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