thomas more brennan chair
Ph.D. University of Leeds (Sociology)
Professional Capital in Teaching
2015 President-Elect of ICSEI (International Congress for School Effectiveness & Improvement)
2010 Honorary Doctorate, Uppsala University, Sweden
2010 Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)
2010 Contribution to the Field Award, Learning Forward (formerly National Staff Develop't Council)
Outstanding Book/Writing Awards from the:
- American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (2013, 1995)
- International Leadership Association (2013)
- National Staff Development Council (2009)
- American Educational Research Association (2004)
- American Libraries Association (2004)
Visiting Professorships & Fellowships in USA, Canada, England, Sweden, Hong Kong, Singapore & Japan
Recent Research Grants
Council of Ontario Directors of Education, Leading From the Middle, $200,000 (with Dennis Shirley), 2015-2017
Northwest Rural Innovation and Student Engagement (NW RISE) Network, Education NorthWest, USA, $500,000 (with Dennis Shirley), 2013 -2018
Council of Ontario Directors of Education, Evaluation of “Essential for Some, Good for All” project, $400,000 (with Henry Braun), 2009-2013
Alberta School Improvement Branch, Review of the Alberta Initiative for School Improvement, $100,000 (with Dennis Shirley and Lori McEwen), 2009
UK Specialist Schools and Academies Trust/National College for School Leadership: Beyond Expectations – a study of sustainability in four sectors, $400,000 approx. (with Alma Harris), 2006-2009
Hargreaves, A., Boyle, A. & Harris, A. (2014) Uplifting Leadership, San Francisco, Jossey Bass
Hargreaves, A. & Fullan, M. (2012) Professional Capital: transforming teaching in every school, New York, Teachers College Press.
Hargreaves, A. & Shirley, D. (2012) The Global Fourth Way: the quest for educational excellence, Thousand Oaks, CA; Corwin Press.
Hargreaves, A., Lieberman, A., Fullan, M. & Hopkins, D. (Eds.) (2010) Second International Handbook of Educational Change. Dordrecht, Springer.
Hargreaves, A. & Shirley, D. (2009) The Fourth Way, Thousand Oaks, CA; Corwin Press.
Hargreaves, A. & Fullan, M. (Eds.) (2008) Change Wars, Bloomington, IN, Solution Tree.
Hargreaves, A. & Fink, D. (2006) Sustainable Leadership, San Francisco, Jossey-Bass.
Hargreaves, A. (2003) Teaching in the Knowledge Society: Education in the Age of Insecurity. New York: Teachers' College Press and Buckingham: Open University Press.
Opinion & Social Media
Washington Post Answer Sheet, What's the real purpose of educational benchmarking? (2014).
Education Week: K-12 Leaders Look For Answers Outside Schools (2014).
American Public Radio Interview, Measuring Improvement (with Henry Braun, 2013).
Washington Post Answer Sheet, Six Principles for using data to hold people accountable (2013).
Huffington Post: The Global Search for Education: School Performance (2013).
Selected Papers and Chapters (since 2012)
Hargreaves, A. & Boyle, A. (in press) Uplifting Leadership: the higher calling of business, sport and education; Educational Leadership, April.
Hargreaves, A; Parsley, D. & Cox, E (in press) Designing and Launching Rural School Improvement Networks: Aspirations and Actualities, Peabody Journal of Education.
Fullan, M; Rincon-Gallardo, S. & Hargreaves, A (in press) Professional Capital as Accountability, Education Policy Analysis Archives.
Hargreaves, A (2014) Imagine There’s No Rankings, In Reynolds, L. (Ed), Imagine it Better, New York, Heinemann. Pp 8-13
Hargreaves, A (2014) “Large-Scale Reform in Literacy and Math: Rethinking Strategy in the Light of International Evidence”; Journal of Reading Recovery, Fall, pp 27-35
Hargreaves, A (2013) “The Day of Judgment”, in Newberry, M., Gallant, A. & Riley, P. (2013), Emotion and School: Understanding how the Hidden Curriculum Influences Relationships, (pp. xv - xx)
Hargreaves, A (2013). "Professional Capital and the Future of Teaching," in Seddon, T. & Levin, J (Eds). Educators, professionalism and politics, World Yearbook of Education 2013:NY, NY: Routledge. (pp. 290-310)
Hargreaves, A, & Skerrett, A (2012). "School Leadership for Diversity", Encyclopaedia of Diversity in Education (pp. 1886-1891). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Hargreaves, A, & Skelton, J. S. (2012). "Politics and systems of coaching and mentoring", In Fletcher. S.J. & Mullen. C. A. (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Mentoring and Coaching in Education (pp. 122-138). CA: SAGE.
Hargreaves, A., Johnson, C.S. & Kew, K (2012), Education, Education reform and school change, Oxford Bibliographies Online