The Good Blog
The Global Education & Leadership Foundation (tGELF) is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to foster young leaders from around the world with strong ethical and altruistic values to face the challenges of tomorrow in a network of schools in India and 13 …
Maya Shaughnessy is a freshman at Brookline High School who recently participated in a panel discussion sponsored by her school’s 21st Century Fund on “Taking care of yourself, your community, and the broader world in the digital age.” This forum brought together …
The Good Project has partnered in The Netherlands with the Good Work Hub (Goed Werk Hub), an extension of the Professional Honor Foundation, which seeks to promote Good Work ideas and reflective practices in Dutch professional life. In the first of two …
But then the question becomes, how do you measure something so nebulous? What individual factors, what criteria, when added up, total a “good” teacher?
I have been working for the last twenty-seven years in India’s sector, consciously adhering to ethical practices and excellence. I joined the Hemendra Kothari Foundation to work on rural development education and through it, found an arena for Good Work.
What does the craftsmanship of Dutch civil servants entail, and what does it take to support it?
Faced with this challenging question, a Dutch Ministry’s HR department in The Hague called the Dutch Professional Honor Foundation for help.
From July 21st-25th, 2014 the Harvard Graduate School of Education hosted Project Zero Classroom (PZC), an institute for educators to delve into Project Zero concepts and see how they can better understand and meet their students’ needs as learners. Plenary sessions and mini-courses during the institute focused on topics such as creativity, comprehension, causal thinking, global understanding, and ethics.
Martin is a 35 year old civil servant in the office of Migration and Asylum at the Ministry of Safety and Justice in The Netherlands. After he finished his masters in ‘Policy and Management in Multicultural Society,’ Martin specialized in migration issues …
Graduation season has just wrapped up, and the Good Project has put together a collection of some of our favorite quotes from this year’s commencement speakers.
After learning about the Good Project, I also found that its promotion of responsibility, community, and empathy resonated with one of my big ideas: intergenerational integration.
When the militant group, Boko Haram, abducted hundreds of Nigerian school girls last month, the major news outlets began to report the story. Yet worldwide awareness of the crisis didn’t reach a tipping point until the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls began to circulate across Twitter and Facebook.
School-based extracurricular activities (ECAs) are rich spaces for students to experiment with the “how” of doing good work. …Through membership, students go through a constant cycle of acting and reflecting on their behavior, their motivations and their relations with others. ECAs make powerful engines for development, since learning is based on observation and activity, quite different from the classroom’s more top-down instruction.