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.
reImagining Schools – A Student Video Competition
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.
New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute 2020 ONLINE
NC Conference for Educational Equity
2020 Friday Medal Ceremony
Friday Institute Advisory Board Meeting
THE Journal: Closing the Digital Divide
Based on her work on the homework gap, Friday Institute Research Associate Erin Huggins offers tips to address the digital divide and help students get the technology they need for internet access.
Code.org Collaborates with Friday Institute for New Virtual PD Model
In an effort to support Code.org partners across the country to deliver high-quality summer professional development, the Friday Institute has partnered with Code.org for their first-ever virtual summer workshop model in place of in-person workshops.
Friday Institute Hosts Statewide Virtual Educational Equity Conference
The Friday Institute's first-ever educational equity conference will be held July 21-22.
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Strategic Focus Areas
Our work centers on the critical challenges of creating the next-generation education system that is required to prepare all students for success in further education, careers and civic life in the rapidly changing global, digital world. Our strategic focus areas reflect our mission and goals and build upon our prior and ongoing work in North Carolina and nationally. In each focus area, we take systemic approaches that incorporate the perspectives of practitioners, researchers, policymakers and community members.
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