Harvard Teaching and Learning Partnerships

Harvard helps schools and community-based organizations in Boston and Cambridge boost learning opportunities for young people through research-based learning strategies, tools, and professional development for teachers and school leaders during in-school and out-of-school time.

Members of the Harvard community consistently interact with students, teachers, and staff across local school systems. Harvard students serve as tutors, Harvard faculty offer professional development, and Harvard research aims to inform approaches to learning and educational policy.  In these ways and others, Harvard aims to affirm its deep commitment to the health and improvement of public education.

Exploring Family Engagement in Out-of-School Time Settings

Allston-Brighton, Boston, Cambridge, Harvard Ed Portal, Harvard Teaching and Learning Partnerships, Education Resources

April 12, 2017 at 12:30 pm

Twenty five out-of school time (OST) educators from Boston and Cambridge recently participated... More

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ART Connections: Bringing Both Art and Bugs to Life in James and the Giant Peach

Arts and Music, Cambridge, Harvard Ed Portal, Harvard Teaching and Learning Partnerships, School Partnerships

January 24, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    This past holiday season, the A.R.T. ’s rendition of James and the Giant Peach, a bizarre... More

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Highlighted Programs

Harvard University offers learning activities, events, and programs to our friends and neighbors in Allston-Brighton, Boston, and Cambridge on our campuses and in your communities.

SEAS hosts programs with local schools and free public events to engage all ages in science and engineering, including talks, lectures and exhibits.
The Ed Portal provides Allston-Brighton residents of all ages with access to Harvard’s educational, cultural, arts, and recreational resources.
If you can't find the program that you're looking for, please let us know.
Scholarships are available for a variety of athletic camps held at Harvard. Scholarships are awarded to Ed Portal members based on a lottery.
An educational program for local 7th-graders with the goal of providing early, on-campus experiences to local students to help raise their educational aspirations. Program include visits with undergraduates and classroom tours.