School of Education

School of Education Doctoral Students Incorporate Travel into Learning about Education

April 4, 2018

Two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education doctoral students have incorporated travel opportunities into their study, benefitting from funding that has helped them explore innovations and challenges in learning communities in other parts of the world. Diana Tursi and Lucia Mock, doctoral students in the Cultural Studies and Literacies strand of… Read more »

Kelly Ryoo Among Eight Tar Heels to Win NSF CAREER Grants

September 29, 2016

Kihyun “Kelly” Ryoo, assistant professor of learning sciences, is one of eight faculty members at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who has won prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER grants this year. This is the largest number of NSF CAREER grants ever won at UNC in a single year. Ryoo’s five-year grant of $674,000… Read more »

Abd-El-Khalick Named New Dean of School of Education

April 18, 2016

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced that Fouad Abd-El-Khalick has been selected as the new dean for the School of Education, one of the oldest professional schools at Carolina. He is currently the associate dean for research and research education in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at… Read more »

Juan Carrillo Named NAE/Spencer Fellow

May 14, 2015

Juan Carrillo, an assistant professor at the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a 2015 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow. It’s the second year in a row that a school of education faculty member has been awarded one of the most prestigious fellowships in the… Read more »

Steve Knotek

Knotek’s Fulbright Experience in Croatia Sparks Learning Moments

October 23, 2014

During his three months working as a Fulbright Specialist, Steve Knotek learned a few things about Croatia’s elementary school system. The quality of Croatian preschool is very high, with all preschool instructors having college degrees. Preschool instruction focuses on social learnings, with play and group activities making up most of the day and academic work waiting until kindergarten…. Read more »