Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education discusses Penn’s Grad Prep Academy.
School of Social Policy & Practice Students Unite With Other Universities to “Shout Out for Social Work”
PHILADELPHIA — Students from the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, will don bright blue t-shirts and converge on 30th Street Station to talk with travelers and passersby about social work and how social workers can help them. Also participating in the 8 a.m. event on March 31 will be social work students from West Chester University, Temple University, La Salle University and Bryn Mawr College.
A UNESCO Chair in Learning and Literacy has been established at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. The first of its kind at a U.S. school of education, the UNESCO Chair will focus on achieving UN Millennium Development Goals in the area of basic education and literacy in the poorest countries of the world.
Established within Penn’s International Literacy Institute (ILI), the UNESCO Chair will be held by Dr. Dan Wagner, a professor of education at Penn GSE and Director of the ILI.
The Wharton School’s Knowledge@Wharton High School is highlighted.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her views on gaining more support from minority donors.