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Jul 10, 2023

Navigating Post-Pandemic Education: Addressing Challenges, Embracing Change and Advocating for Systematic Support

Research Scholar Amy Walters discusses advocating for systematic support and collaborating with key stakeholders to create a thriving educational ecosystem in a post-pandemic world. 

Two book covers side by side. The first is a book with a green background titled "Brave Histories and Hopeful Futures: Voices of a Refugee Community" that features images of seven students with various hair and skin types and colors. The second cover, titled "The Realities of Our Worlds," features a cover with a black background and the image of the earth held by two hands.

May 1, 2023

Literacy and Community Initiative’s Fourth Annual Reading Celebration Highlights Artwork and Writing for the First Time

Youth from CORRAL Riding Academy, Refugee Hope Partners and Juntos will read their written narratives from two newly released books, showcase their artwork and answer questions on their personal journeys during LCI’s Fourth Annual Reading Celebration May 2. 

Mar 8, 2023

New Literacies Collaborative Facilitates Cross-Cultural Student Virtual Exchange On Adolescent Mental Wellness

The New Literacies Collaborative at the Friday Institute facilitated a cross-cultural student virtual exchange between Wake Early College of Health and Sciences in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Bundesrealgymnasium (BRG) Traun in Traun, Austria, that focused on adolescent mental wellness across national contexts. 

Feb 13, 2023

Spring 2023 Online Professional Learning Courses Now Open

The Friday Institute is opening three free courses that cover a variety of topics including social and emotional learning, learning differences and mathematics. 

Nov 29, 2022

Learning and Leading in the Age of Complexity

How do we navigate learning and leading in such an age of complexity? PLLC Director Melissa Rasberry shares strategies for making our education system more sustainable, adaptive and innovative. 

Oct 19, 2022

Oak Foundation Convening Energizes Learning Differences Work at the Friday Institute

This fall, the Friday Institute hosted Oak Foundation’s Learning Differences Programme Convening, held Sept. 13-15. 

Sep 30, 2022

Fall 2022 Online Professional Learning Courses Now Open

The Friday Institute is opening four free courses that cover a variety of topics including social and emotional learning, literacy, learning differences and coaching. 

Sep 16, 2021

Exploring Next Generation Education Webinar Highlights Need to Prepare Educators, Social Workers to Help Students Deal with Trauma

Researchers from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, NC State College of Education and School of Social Work have found that many educators and social workers do not feel prepared to engage in and address issues related to trauma. These findings, in addition to a panel discussion of educators and social workers, were shared during the Friday Institute’s recent webinar, “Exploring Next Generation Education: Addressing Trauma as Students Return to School.” 

Sep 7, 2021

Fall 2021 Online Professional Learning Now Open for Registration

Free high-quality online professional learning courses for educators launch Oct. 4. Registration is now open. 

Jul 14, 2021

New NCMA Course Co-Developed with the Friday Institute Helps Teachers Use Art-Based SEL Strategies in the Classroom

The North Carolina Museum of Art has co-developed a course with the Friday Institute on art-based strategies to support teachers on “developing inclusive classroom environments based on the core competencies of SEL.” The self-paced online course for educators, Art and SEL, runs from June 22 through Aug. 17.