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Andy Hargreaves

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Ph.D. University of Leeds
Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Sheffield City College of Education
B.A. II.1 University of Sheffield


Educational Change, Performing Beyond Expectations in education, sport and business; Teacher Professionalism; Sustainable Leadership


2010 Honorary Doctorate, Uppsala University, Sweden – other recipients include Nelson Mandela, Noam Chomsky & Jane Goodall.

2010 Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)

2010 Contribution to the Field Award, Learning Forward (formerly National Staff Development Council) – the organization’s “highest honor”

Outstanding Book/Writing Awards from the American Educational Association (2004), American Libraries Association (2004), National Staff Development Council (2009), & American Association of Colleges for teacher Education (1995)

Visiting Professorships & Fellowships in USA, Canada, England, Sweden, Hong Kong, Singapore & Japan.

Selected Books – since 2003

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.

Hargreaves, A. & Earl, L. Moore, S., & Manning, S. (2001). Learning to Change: Teaching beyond Subjects and Standards. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass and Barcelona: Octaedro.

Papers in Refereed Scholarly Journals and International Encyclopedias and Handbooks – since 2008

“Sustainable Educational Reform”, The International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition, edited by McGaw, B., Peterson, P. &Baker, E., Elsevier (in press).

“Fusion and the Future of Leadership”.  In Robertson, J. and Timperley, H. (eds.), (2011), Leadership and Learning. London, Sage Publications, Ch. 17, pp. 227-242.

“Getting Burned” In Friedman, A. and Reynold, L., (2011) Burned In: Fueling the Fire to Teach, Teachers College, Columbia University.

“Leadership, change, and beyond the 21st century skills framework”. In J. Bellanca and R. Brandt (Eds.), (2010). 21st century skills: Rethinking how students learn. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press. 

“Presentism, Individualism, and Conservatism: The Legacy of Dan Lortie's SchoolteacherA Sociological Study”, Curriculum Inquiry, Vol. 40, No.1, pp. 143–154, January 2010.

"A Decade of Educational Change", Journal of Educational Change, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp.89-101, May 2009.

"Change from Without", In Hargreaves, A.; Fullan, M.; Lieberman, A.; & Hopkins, D. (Eds.), (2010), The Second International Handbook of Educational Change, Dordrecht, Springer.

"Pedagogical and Educational Change for Sustainable Knowledge Societies." In Cowen, R. & Kazamias, A. (Eds.) International Handbook of Comparative Education, (2009).

"Student Diversity and Secondary School Change in a Context of Increasingly Standardized Reform" (with Allison Skerrett), American Educational Research Journal, Dec. 2008; vol. 45: pp. 913-945.

"The Persistence of Presentism." (2009). Teachers College Record, 111(11)

"The Fourth Way of Change," (with Dennis Shirley), Educational Leadership, (October 2008), Vol. 66 Issue 2, p56-61.

"Beyond Standardization: Powerful New Principles for Improvement", Phi Delta Kappan, The Journal For Education, 90 (2) October 2008, 135-143 (with Dennis Shirley)