PACS news / February 15, 2024

World Education Reform Database Mini Workshop

The World Education Reform Database (WERD) research group held a virtual mini-workshop on Thursday, February 1, 2024 at Stanford University. Patricia Bromley, Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education and the Doerr School of Sustainability and faculty director at PACS, opened the workshop with an overview of the WERD project. The workshop also featured the work of postdoctoral scholars, Jared Furuta and Lisa Overbey, doctoral students, Minju Choi, Heitor Santos, Jieun Song, Tom Nachtigal, and Marcia Yang, as well as research by Gita Steiner-Khamsi, Professor of Comparative and International Education at Teacher’s College, Columbia and Rie Kijima, Assistant Professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto. The workshop was supported by the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS).  

For more information on the WERD project and to access the WERD dataset, please visit