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Altbach’s Global Perspectives

Research Professor Philip G. Altbach, founding director of the Center for International Higher Education, is a leading authority on higher education worldwide. His new book, Global Perspectives on Higher Education (John Hopkins University Press, 2016), reflects his scholarship based on … Continue reading

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Scanlan named an author of the month

Lynch School of Education Associate Professor Martin Scanlan, who works out of the Roche Center for Catholic Education, and his co-editor have been named “Authors of the Month” for April by Routledge publishing for their book Leadership for Increasingly Diverse Schools. The … Continue reading

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Higher ed in India

A Half-Century of Indian Higher Education, a collection of essays written by Lynch School of Education Research Professor Philip G. Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education, is the subject of a book review in The Hindu. The reviewer calls Altbach’s scholarship “highly … Continue reading

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Leading schools in the technology age

Leading Online: Leading the Learning, Leading by Learning, an e-book co-authored by BC alumnus Stephen Valentine and Dr. Reshan Richards, seeks to help school leaders improved their skills in a rapidly changing, technology-driven landscape. This book will guide educational administrators who … Continue reading

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The Humanistic tradition of education

Georgetown University Professor of Theology John W. O’Malley, S.J. will present “The Humanistic Tradition of Education: What’s the Point?” on Mar. 18 at 4:30 p.m in the Murray Room of Yawkey Center. Drawing on the origins and ethos out of which the … Continue reading

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BPL talk by Peter Gray

Boston College research psychologist Peter Gray, author of Free to Learn, will give a talk on “The Biology of Education: How Children Learn Through Self-Directed Play and Exploration” on Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Boston Public Library, Johnson Conference … Continue reading

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How children succeed

Best-selling author Paul Tough will present “How Children Succeed” on Oct. 9 in Gasson Hall, room 100 at 7 p.m. Tough is the author of How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, which has been translated … Continue reading

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