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.
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Friday Institute Cross-Talk: Update on RTI University Scholar Agenda: Statistics and Data Science Education
Friday Institute Cross-Talk: Addressing Learning Differences and Learner Agency to Improve Student Learning
What’s in a Name? The Potential for Students to Self-Advocate
Sometimes the hardest part is just getting started. That probably holds true for a lot of people.
Case Study: HillRAP – Research-Based Program in the Context of Local Schools
Hill Learning Center, an education nonprofit serving K-12 educators and students, helps students with learning differences and attention challenges become confident, independent learners.
2018 Friday Medal Honors Dr. Shelley Goldman
Three words--inspire, innovate and educate--can be found on the walls of the Friday Institute building and serve as a reminder of the enduring themes in its work. This year’s Friday Medal recipient, Dr. Shelley Goldman, embodies these themes.
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.