Course Shopping, Round 2

Course shopping is one of my favorite aspects of picking classes at HGSE. For two days during the week before the spring semester began, all professors teaching a spring course held half-hour “course preview” sessions. This is a time where professors can introduce the course, walk through the syllabus, explain course requirements and assignments, and … More Course Shopping, Round 2

A J-Term Experience at the Harvard Kennedy School

As the end of the first semester came to a close, I was awash in new knowledge of development frameworks, data analysis, comparative international education literature, and applied action to tackle many of today’s greatest international education problems. However, one of the recurring thoughts in my mind as I worked through these complex issues is … More A J-Term Experience at the Harvard Kennedy School

J-Term at HGSE

The official winter break at HGSE is long…over one month to be exact! Finals from fall semester officially ended on December 20th, and course previews for spring semester begin on January 22. Many students take this time to relax, spend time with loved ones, and gear up for a new batch of classes. That said, … More J-Term at HGSE

My Favorite Class as an Ed.L.D. Student

On Wednesday, August 29th, I walked into the course preview for A608: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Learning. The professor, Monica Higgins, opened up the course preview with a simple question, “What is entrepreneurial leadership?”. The question revealed its complexities as the conversation grew. Monica shared that through her course we would use case studies to explore … More My Favorite Class as an Ed.L.D. Student