The people of Penn GSE create opportunity wherever they go.

Our community of more than 17,000 alumni has a global impact in an array of professions that transform lives through education.

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.

Reading The Penn GSE Magazine will keep you updated on the research, innovations, and impact of the School and our community. 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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Learning to Lead and Leading to Learn: Penn GSE Alumni as Senior Leaders at Penn

Five “home-grown” senior leaders at Penn draw upon expertise acquired at GSE as they make an impact on the nation’s higher education landscape.

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Changing the Face of Education: Penn GSE Alumni Make an Impact Around the World

Penn GSE alumni are shaping education around the world and in multicultural communities in the United States.

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Advancing a Landmark of Twenty-First-Century Learning

As a part of Penn GSE’s Extraordinary Impact Campaign, the School is embarking on a building expansion that will create a hub of twenty-first-century teaching and learning.

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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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Leaders and Role Models: Educators Grow Through Penn GSE’s Mid-Career Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

Jennifer C. Stimpson and John LePelley have brought new insights from the program to their schools as they strive to be strong role models for their students.

Winners of the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition

More women are leading the way in EdTech

The winners of the 10th Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition were companies with female founders. It’s part of a trend, says Catalyst @ PennGSE's Michael Golden.


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