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Transformative Innovations: Learning Pathways and Systems-Level Education Efforts in Pittsburgh

9.4.2019 | BY ARIELLE EVANS & RYAN COON

While the HundrED research team and the local advisory committee are busy narrowing down to 10 innovations for our Spotlight on Pittsburgh USA, we're taking a tour of all 82 innovations submitted to the Spotlight in a three-part series. In our final installment: how are educators in the Pittsburgh region building learning pathways to connect children to bright futures? What systems-level initiatives are transforming education in and out of school?

 

Learning Pathways

On the journey to adulthood, young people encounter many opportunities and challenges. And some young people, including learners in poor communities, learners of color, and girls, have fewer opportunities and more challenges. In order to help every child flourish, educators must help young people navigate what's before them and create opportunities that bridge the gaps of inequity. These innovations submitted to the Pittsburgh Spotlight are creating robust learning pathways for students:

 

Systems-Level Efforts

New products, programs, and initiatives can catalyze big changes in education. But for many aspects of the education system, a renovation is needed to address existing challenges and take learning into the present and the future. These submissions to the Pittsburgh Spotlight are efforts that seek to make change at the systems level to build lasting, sustainable innovation:

 


Be sure to read parts one and two of this series, and learn more about our Spotlight on Pittsburgh here.

 

cover photo: Ben Filio for Remake Learning

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