Veronica Boix Mansilla

Veronica Boix Mansilla

Principal Investigator at Project Zero
Veronica Boix Mansilla

Veronica is a Principal Investigator and Steering Committee member at Project Zero. She leads the IdGlobal Project and chairs the Future of Learning Institute at the Harvard Graduate School of Education . With a background in cognitive science and education she examines how to prepare our youth for a world of increasing complexity and interdependence.  Specifically, she studies (a) global competence as it develops among learners and teachers in various world regions; (b) quality interdisciplinary research and education among experts, teachers and youth; and (c ) quality teaching and learning in disciplines (history, biology, the arts) as lenses through which to understand the world.

Veronica’s research group, IDglobal, advances knowledge, frameworks and practical tools to inform interdisciplinary and global teaching, learning, curriculum design, assessment, professional development, teacher preparation, program development and research evaluation.

Veronica serves as an advisor at a variety of institutions including the Asia Society, Association of American Colleges and Universities, Council of Chief State School Officers, the Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, the International Baccalaureate, WorldSavy and Global Kids, among others. She teaches at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and has taught the University of Buenos Aires. She is the author of multiple papers and books including Educating for Global Competence: Preparing our youth to engage the world. (2011) with Tony Jackson.

You can learn more about Veronica’s work at IdGlobal.gse.harvard.edu and futureoflearningpz.org