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Middle school students learn Chinese calligraphy in a California World Languages Project immersion class. (Photo: Hélène Chan)
The California World Languages Program brings Mandarin immersion to diverse student populations.
China’s education system is strong in many ways, but shows weaknesses in college. (Paul Burns/Getty Images)
China can improve its higher education system by introducing incentives for students and teachers.
Free online courses from Stanford GSE for Fall 2016 focus on innovative assessment practices. (Photo: UL/SCALE)
New MOOCs to focus on instructional improvement and student learning.


Interdisciplinary preparation to conduct rigorous research, relevant to educational policy and practice.


Intensive programs in K12 teaching, technology design, international studies, policy, leadership, and more.


Honors and minor programs for courses and research in the field of education.

GSE professors bring the latest advances in the social sciences, technology and teacher preparation to the field of education. Their scholarship is deepening our understanding of learning while changing policy and practice.

Dan Schwartz
Guillermo Solano-Flores
Daniel A McFarland
Eamonn Callan
Francisco Ramirez
Patti Gumport
Ray McDermott
Martin Carnoy
Teresa LaFromboise
Maren Aukerman
Myra Strober

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“What I love the most are the inspirational people in my cohort, the friendly staff, and of course all of my amazing students!”

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