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.
Back to School: Preparing for learning online
Friday Institute Director of Technology Programs Mark Samberg, Ed.D., offers tips for educators and parents as they prepare for online learning.
Back to School: Helping Children Estimate 6 Feet, Understand Spread of Microbes
Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Gail Jones, Ph.D., offers tips to help ease the transition of returning to school amid the COVID-19 pandemic for parents and caregivers.
Educators Share Lessons From the NC Conference for Educational Equity
More than 2,600 people from public schools, businesses and community organizations registered for the NC Conference for Educational Equity. Hear lessons learned from these attendees in this event recap.
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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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