Educate. Innovate.

Helping create next-generation education systems.

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.

By The Numbers

57,000+ Educators served online in 2020
115 North Carolina school districts served
160+ Countries represented in Friday Institute online courses since 2014

In the Spotlight

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.

Friday Institute Education Brief: Middle School Girls and STEM

Learn practical ways to address the gender gap in STEM for middle school girls in our latest education brief.





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Our Impact

Our three areas of impact are at the core of our work, guiding our vision of all learners being prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

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