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Improving lives through learning

Our mission is to produce groundbreaking research, model programs and exceptional leaders in education to achieve equitable, accessible and effective learning for all.

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History

Education was a founding department when Stanford opened in 1891, and its elevation to a school in 1917 expanded its mandate for service.

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Timeline

Our scholars have honed education’s power as change agent both here and around the globe. Peruse specific milestones from our past that inspire confidence for our future.

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Centennial stories

To understand our history best, we look to the stories of our community: the creators, the entrepreneurs, the activists and the helpers.

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Impact and Engagement

Our scholars and practitioners work with and learn from educators across the globe. Our graduates make a difference as policymakers, innovators, teachers and researchers.

July 17, 2019
GSE News
GSE recognizes four alumni for their exceptional leadership in education
Alumni | Announcements | Events
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Jo Boaler, Hilda Borko, Woody Powell
June 20, 2019
GSE News
Three Stanford education professors appointed to endowed chairs
Announcements | Faculty and Programs
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June 17, 2019
GSE News
Stanford education graduates reminded to find joy and wonder in the here and now
Campus Life
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Join us on the beautiful Stanford campus for a walking tour, to hear about our programs or to take part in our professional learning opportunities.

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