The people of Penn GSE create opportunity wherever they go.

Our research, field placements, and partnerships improve education on the ground across The School District of Philadelphia, addressing a microcosm of national issues in education. Our programs for working professionals and expertise in entrepreneurship infuse the professional landscape and education marketplace with ideas that make a difference. Our intercultural programs unleash the power of education locally and globally across linguistic and national boundaries. More than 500 of our alumni work in key positions at Penn, from heads of human resources and institutional data to our own vice dean of development and alumni relations. And our community of more than 16,000 alumni has a global impact in an array of professions that transform lives through education.

Reading The Penn GSE Magazine will keep you updated on the research, innovations, and impact of the School and our community. Learn about the accomplishments and perspectives of our alumni, friends, faculty, and students. Read stories of our extraordinary impact below or browse our magazine archive.

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Getting to the Core of Project-Based Learning: Penn GSE Supports a National Network of Teachers

Penn GSE is taking the lead in helping educators across the country hone their skills in project-based instruction through a new certificate program and a related research project.

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Becoming a Leader of Learning: The Life of a PennCLO Student

When human resource and learning executive Karen Bicking wanted to enhance her career in workplace learning, she came to Penn GSE.

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Educating Beyond Boundaries: Penn GSE Alumni Pursue Cross-Disciplinary Careers

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

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Penn GSE Begins Process of Building Expansion

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.

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Data and Learning: Penn GSE’s Dr. Ryan Baker Leads the Penn Center for Learning Analytics

Penn GSE Associate Professor Ryan Baker, director of the Penn Center for Learning Analytics (PCLA), uses data to study how learning unfolds.

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Fostering Civic Engagement: Two Penn GSE Professors Work to Close a Gap

What can educators do to produce active citizens? Learn what Penn GSE faculty Sigal Ben-Porath and Rand Quinn discovered by studying school environments.

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Science, Coding, and Citizenship: Penn GSE’s Dr. Susan Yoon Brings App Inventor to Philadelphia Schools

Dr. Yoon wants science to empower students—both to develop the skills their futures will require and to live as engaged citizens.

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