Advancing education through innovation in digital-age teaching, learning and leadership, we bring together students, teachers, researchers, policy-makers, educational professionals and other community members to foster collaborations in improving education.
We conduct research, develop educational resources, provide professional development programs for educators, advocate to improve teaching and learning, and help inform policy-making.
NC Computing Education Virtual Summit
Friday Institute Crosstalk: Cultivating Equity-Mindedness at the Friday Institute
Exploring Next-Generation Education: A Conversation with NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green
2020 Congressional App Challenge
2020 Friday Medal Ceremony
Spectrum News: North Carolinians Adapt to Remote Working and Learning
Dr. Mark Samberg shares his insights and tips for learning online with Loretta Boniti on Spectrum News' InFocus.
The Friday Institute Releases White Papers on Cybersecurity in K-12 Schools
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is releasing the first in a series of white papers today on cybersecurity in K-12 schools, designed to highlight the threats that K-12 schools face both from cyberattackers and from accidental data breaches.
Catalyst Grant Symposium Highlights Research Impacts on Students, Educators
Six research teams presented their work Oct. 1 during the virtual 2020 Catalyst Grant Research Symposium hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in collaboration with the NC State College of Education.
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A Message From the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation
We at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation join with the many people who are saddened and outraged by racial injustices and the escalation of violence within our country.
Online Professional Learning Courses Open for Registration
Free high-quality online professional learning courses for educators are now open. With a robust offering of courses and modules, including two new courses offered this fall, educators can find what they need to support their practice—especially during remote learning.
Remote Learning in Times of Crisis: School and District Triage
This report examines the responses of North Carolina schools and districts to COVID-19 and lessons learned to guide educators this fall.
2020 Friday Medal Honors Dr. Dudley Flood
Dudley E. Flood, Ed.D., is a former educator and administrator at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) who was instrumental in desegregating North Carolina’s schools.
reImagining Schools Student Video Contest
Our reImagining Schools student video contest gave students a voice in what the future of education and learning looks like for the state of North Carolina.
COVID-19 Support Resources
Click here for a collection of resources to support educators in remote learning.
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