Andrew P. Hargreaves, PhD

Thomas More Brennan Chair; Research Professor, Lynch School of Education, Boston College; Visiting Professor, Director of Change, Engagement and Innovation in Education, University of Ottawa; Former Professor of Educational Leadership and Change, The University of Nottingham; Educational Researcher currently working on a $2.7 million project funded by the LEGO Foundation to develop and conduct research into a national network of schools that serve high needs populations through play-based learning; Honored with the “Horace Mann” Award in the US, the “Robert Owen” Award in Scotland for services to public education, and the “Excellence in Teaching With Technology” Award from Boston College; Elected President of the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement and Elected Member of the National Academy of Education; Author, Leadership from the Middle (2023); Co-Author, The Age of Identity: Who Do Our Kids Think They Are . . . and How Do We Help Them Belong? (2023), Well-Being in Schools (2021), Five Paths to Student Engagement (2021), Teaching in the Knowledge Society (2016), Professional Capital (2013), and The Global Fourth Way (2012)


The Science of How We Learn

Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel or Virtually via Zoom  April 25-27, 2025

Teaching Struggling Brains

The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA or Virtually via Zoom  November 18-20, 2022

Keynote Address III: The Disengaged Generation: Improving Student Engagement and Wellbeing in Schools


Thriving, Not Just Surviving: Moving Beyond Social-Emotional Learning to Well-Being