Andy Hargreaves

Andy Hargreaves

Andy Hargreaves, PhD, is the Thomas More Brennan Chair in Education in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. He has taught primary school and lectured in several English universities, including Oxford.

 

Andy Hargreaves

Andy Hargreaves, PhD, is the Thomas More Brennan Chair in Education in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. Previously, he founded and was codirector of the International Centre for Educational Change at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Before moving to North America in 1987, Dr. Hargreaves taught primary school and lectured in several English universities, including Oxford. He has held visiting professorships and fellowships in England, Australia, Sweden, Spain, the United States, Hong Kong, and Japan. His current research interests include the emotions of teaching and leading and the sustainability of change and leadership in education, business, sports, and health.

He was awarded the Canadian Education Association/Whitworth 2000 Award for outstanding contributions to educational research in Canada. His book Teaching in the Knowledge Society: Education in the Age of Insecurity received outstanding writing awards from the American Educational Research Association and the American Library Association.

Dr. Hargreaves initiated and coordinated the editing of the International Handbook of Educational Change. He is coauthor (with Dean Fink) of Sustainable Leadership and (with Dennis Shirley) of The Fourth Way. Dr. Hargreaves is founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Educational Change. His work has been translated extensively into more than a dozen languages.

Presentation titles by Andy Hargreaves

  • Educational and Organizational Change
  • The Fourth Way: Sustainable Leadership
  • Emotions and Teaching