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Develop a global perspective

Develop a Global Perspective

We will engage internationally with others to inform our work and extend the best of our resources and expertise to address critical human development, learning and education issues worldwide.

Prepare a new generation of education leaders

Prepare a New Generation of Education Leaders

We will inspire and educate our students to become leaders with the knowledge and drive to promote positive changes in policy and practice. These leaders will work to transform schools, workplaces, other learning environments, organizations and communities, and to influence the development of social and educational policy.

Lead a Bold Rethinking of Designing for Learning

Lead a Bold Rethinking of Designing for Learning

We will design new technologies, new spaces and new social experiences, reflecting an understanding that we live in a fast-changing media- and technology-saturated world, and that new skills and dispositions are needed for success.

Create Innovative Interventions to Improve Human Lives

Create Innovative Interventions to Improve Human Lives

We will leverage our strengths in health and human development and in working with schools, families and communities to design interventions to promote healthy human development in multiple contexts and across the life span.

Shape and Evaluate Policies Designed for Impact

Shape and Evaluate Policies Designed for Impact

We will seek to make a positive difference in the lives of children, youth and families, and in schools and communities, by using cutting-edge research to understand the impact of current policy on practice and to influence the design of new policies.

Foster an Engaged Learning Community

Foster an Engaged Learning Community

We will promote engagement within the SESP community as well as with communities beyond the University. We will cultivate an inclusive culture, encouraging and valuing diverse perspectives to promote learning and development.


Innovating to Improve Learning and Development

Leading the way with new technologies and designs for education. Putting children’s health, well-being, and growth at the top of every policy maker’s agenda. Promoting learning and development on a global scale.

Ambitious goals like these require leaders prepared for 21st-century challenges. At the School of Education and Social Policy, we expect nothing less.

Gifts to the School of Education and Social Policy help us expand our tradition of excellence in education and research.

Give now to enhance our ability to offer students outstanding learning experiences and to support innovations for learning and development. You may direct your gift for a specific initiative or provide general support through the Annual Fund. Giving at any level sustains our School’s excellence and advances our goals.


Join us in improving people’s lives.

Supporters who make leadership gifts of $1,000 or more annually to the School of Education and Social Policy are recognized with membership in the Learning Society.

Jeff Hammock

  • SESP Director of Development
  • Northwestern Alumni Relations and Development
  • 1201 Davis, Evanston, IL 60208
  • 847/467-2614
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