Tag Archives: Lynch School of Education

Helping English language learners

Lynch School of Education Professor Maria Estela Brisk‘s book  Engaging Students in Academic Literacies (Routledge, 2015) is drawn from her experiences helping teachers and students in the Boston Public Schools. Brisk is one of the foremost experts on bilingual education. … Continue reading

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Lykes named co-editor of journal

Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice Associate Director M. Brinton Lykes, a professor of community-cultural psychology in the Lynch School of Education, has been named co-editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Transitional Justice.  The journal publishes high quality … Continue reading

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Immigrant life

The Center for Human Rights and International Justice (CHRIJ) is hosting a book launch on Nov. 16 to mark the publication of two books exploring different facets of the life of the immigrant in the US and in the Boston … 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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At the Orphanage Edge

Following his graduation from BC in 1984, Jay Sullivan taught in Jamaica for two years as part of the International Volunteers Program (now JVC). In addition to his teaching duties, Sullivan got involved with Alpha Boys School in Kingston, an orphanage … Continue reading

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Award for Hargreaves

Lynch School of Education Thomas More Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves and his co-author Michael Fullan have been named recipients of the 2015 Grawemeyer Award in Education from the University of Louisville for the ideas expressed in their book, Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School (Teachers … 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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