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  Published Book by Two of our GSE Alumni: Koboul Mansour & Nashwa Mohyeldine

GSE Alumni and PhD Candidate Receives ASTE Research Award

Mohamed El Nagdi, GSE alumni and PhD candidate in STEM Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, has received the Davis-Foster Graduate Student Reseach Award from the North Central Association for Science Teaching Education (ASTE)Read more here.


Introducing Mohamed Rizkallah, Phd

Rizkallah is the first GSE graduate to earn a PhD With his PhD completed from the University of Minnesota in STEM Education, Rizkallah has been teaching in GSE's Professional Educator Diploma program now for many years, as well as teaching mathematics at AUC. He has consulted for many schools in Cairo and is increasingly known in Egypt as one of the most knowledgeable and inspirational experts in STEM education. His dissertation is titled The impact of problem-based learning on non-science undergraduate students' attitudes towards mathematics in an Egyptian classroom. Congratulations to Rizkallah and to GSE.


GSE Graduate Koboul Mansour is Now a PhD Student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Starting this fall, Mansour will be working in the Department of Educational Policy, Research and Administration. Her emphasis will be in Higher Education.




MA Graduate and PED Instructor Granted U.S. Embassy award
The U.S. Department of State sponsors exchange programs in different fields including education. In order to honor the alumni of these programs, the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy decided to give the distinguished alumni awards for their great contributions in their respective fields and hold an Award Alumni Ceremony. Mohamed Elnagdi, an alumnus of one of these programs, MA graduate and PED instructor, was awarded for his great efforts in the field of education during the award ceremony in July 2014. The Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy said, "We always receive a lot of great news about you and your wonderful achievements in education...We would like to honor your achievements in the first Alumni Awards Ceremony."


GSE Masters Program Focuses on Educational Reform

Students in the international and comparative education masters' program focus on education from a global perspective. Students learning a second language often go through feelings of confusion, alienation, identity conflict and low aptitude, according to a study conducted by Shirley Barber ’12, a recent graduate of the Master of Arts in international and comparative education program at the Graduate School of Education. Read more here.



GSE Alumni Featured in featured in an article in USNEWS and World Report

Profiled in the portion on GSE is one of our graduates, Sinamis Doughouz, a Syrian refugee whose MA capstone was just recently adopted by the Swedish government as a tool to aid the educational transitions of refugee youth currently living in Sweden. Read more here.


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