2016 Nov 17

Engaged, Empowered Minds: Using Brain Science to Education Ethical 21st Century Citizens and Problem Solvers Conference

Nov 17 (All day) to Nov 19 (All day)


Copley Place Hotel, Boston

In today’s complex, 21st Century world, it is essential for students to be engaged and ethical learners, thinkers, and citizens. Mind, brain and developmental research has found that students who feel valued and empowered are more likely to be actively engaged in school and their community, perform better academically, have more positive social-ethical behaviors and are more likely to be active citizens.

2016 Sep 30

Public Panel: Teaching & Learning in the 21st Century

2:00pm to 4:00pm


GCC1, Gutman Library, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA

The Global Education Innovation Initiative at HGSE is pleased to invite you to join us for panel discussions about teaching and learning in the 21st century.


Speakers will talk about what their organizations do to advance 21st century learning in their countries, including why they do what they do (need and motivation) and how they do it (theory of change).  They also will share stories about some of their successes and challenges.
There will be time for Q&A.

Panel One, 2-3pm:
Teaching & Learning for the 21st Century in Chile, Colombia, and China

Paulia Grino, Santiago Isaza , Charlie MacCormack, Jiangyong Xu

Panel Two, 3-4pm:
Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century in Brazil, India, and Mexico

Claudia Costin, Armando Estrada, Rafael Parente, Monal Poduval (will be speaking about Dream a Dream)

2016 Sep 07

Book Launch: Empowering Global Citizens

4:00pm to 6:00pm


Harvard Graduate School of Education Campus

Please join Dr. Fernando Reimers and Dr. Connie K. Chung, from GEII, along with their co-authors Vidur Chopra, Dr. Julia Higdon, and Nell O’Donnell for the launch of the K-12 curriculum resource, Empowering Global Citizens, at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The launch will also be video-streamed so that those who cannot come in person to the event can participate online. The authors will highlight the central themes in this book, and address your questions.

2016 Jun 10

Seminar on Education Innovation in China

9:00am to 5:00pm


Conference Room of Kaifeng Foundation (4/F, Southeast Gate, Kaifeng Humanities & Social Sciences Library, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)

The Seminar will include Professor Fernando Reimers and Dr. Connie K. Chung from HGSE's GEII and representatives from Chinese schools and civil society, professionals and experts, who are committed to innovation in education, to share their experience and exchange ideas.

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