Andrew Hargreaves
Boston College
Research Professor

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Andy Hargreaves is Research Professor at Boston College, Visiting Professor at the University of Ottawa, Canada and Honorary Professor at Swansea University, UK. He is former President of the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, is Adviser in Education to the First Minister of Scotland, and was Education Adviser to the Premier of Ontario (2014-2018). He was the founding editor of The Journal of Educational Change, and The Journal of Professional Capital and Community. He is the author or editor of over 30 books. He has received 8 outstanding book awards from AERA, AACTE, the American Libraries Association, and also (with Michael Fullan) the prestigious Grawemeyer Award. His book, Changing Teachers, Changing Times, is among the most cited research books on teaching by a living author, including all languages. He has been honored for services to public education and educational research in the US, UK, and Canada. He is the recipient of three honorary doctorates. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Professor Hargreaves' research concerns teacher professionalism, educational leadership and change, student engagement and well-being, school networks, and global educational policy. His original contributions to knowledge include contrived collegiality, re-culturing, professional capital, the emotional practice of teaching, and sustainable leadership. He has consulted with and addressed the OECD, the World Bank, the International Baccalaureate, UNESCO, Education International, governments, universities, and professional associations worldwide. He has given keynote addresses in over 50 countries, in 47 US states and in all Australian states and Canadian provinces.

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