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.
Friday Institute Crosstalk: Growing Computer Science for All During COVID and Beyond
Friday Institute Crosstalk: NC 2015 DL Plan Update: Where are We Now and Where Are We Going?
NC-MSEN Pre-College Program – Winter 2021 Saturday Academy
Friday Institute Crosstalk: Seven Years of MOOC-Eds. Now What?
Literacy Today: Looking Ahead
Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller A. Spires, Ph.D., shares her thoughts on online teacher prep and how 2020 might shape its future.
2020 Friday Medal Winner Dr. Dudley E. Flood Honored By Colleagues and Friends During Friday Medal Ceremony
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation honored Dudley E. Flood, Ed.D., during a virtual ceremony Nov. 19 with the Friday Medal award, which recognizes significant, distinguished and enduring contributions to education.
EdNC: Dudley Flood is an Education Trailblazer, But He Isn’t Finished Helping the State Chart its Course
Reporter Rupen Fofaria talks to North Carolina education legend Dr. Dudley Flood about his work and highlights his remarks at the 2020 Friday Medal ceremony.
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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.
COVID-19 Support Resources
Click here for a collection of resources to support educators in remote learning.
2020 Friday Medal Winner Dr. Dudley E. Flood Honored During Friday Medal Ceremony
During a virtual ceremony Nov. 19, Dudley E. Flood, Ed.D., received the Friday Medal, which recognizes significant, distinguished and enduring contributions to education.
Staff Spotlight: Dr. Gail Jones
Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Dr. Gail Jones is working with students using virtual reality technology to learn and engage in science. Learn more about Dr. Jones in this staff spotlight video.
Cybersecurity in K-12: An Overview of the Threat Landscape
Learn how to manage cybersecurity in K-12 schools in this recent white paper.
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