Category: Education

Alexander, Entwisle and Olson win education award for “The Long Shadow”

Alexander, Entwisle and Olson win Grawemeyer Award in Education Education can’t trump impoverished beginnings, say winners Those born into poverty are unlikely to escape it—even if they have access to better opportunities through education. That’s a key conclusion drawn by the three scholars who have been named winners of the 2016 University of Louisville Grawemeyer […]

2016 Grawemeyer Award winners to be announced

The University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary will announce the 2016 winners of five Grawemeyer Awards Nov. 30 – Dec. 3. UofL presents the annual prizes for outstanding works in music composition, ideas improving world order, psychology and education and gives a religion prize jointly with Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Recipients will be […]

Symposium addresses innovative approaches to education

Innovative approaches to education will be explored as former Grawemeyer Award in Education winners Carol Gilligan, Pasi Sahlberg and Vanessa Siddle Walker—all internationally renowned experts—come together on Oct. 15 to share their thoughts, ideas and research. UofL alumnus and journalist Bob Edwards will moderate the symposium that begins at 5 p.m., Comstock Hall, University of […]

Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan

Peer power can transform teaching, say education prize winners

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Treat them with respect, let them learn from their peers and give them the freedom to make decisions as a team.