Harvard Kennedy School launched SLATE (Strengthening Learning and Teaching Excellence) in the fall of 2007 to reaffirm its commitment to top performance in professional education, ensuring that HKS faculty match their intellectual distinction with a mastery of classroom skills.
SLATE offers professional development, consultation services, and a growing toolkit of tested materials to energize and enable teaching and learning for public service through innovation and evidence-based continuous improvement.
- Preparing and distributing curricular materials such as classic cases, teaching plans, multimedia cases, digital modules, cross-disciplinary exercises, and simulations
- Developing, disseminating, and recognizing teaching capacities required for excellence in professional-school education
- Forging assessment tools that will help faculty gauge student learning