Quaglia Quoted

The Quaglia Institute and our Aspirations Research has been included in a number of reports and studies in the field of educational leadership and change.

  • Based on a decade of research conducted at the Stanford University Center on Adolescence, Heather Malin explores how educators and schools can promote purpose through attention to school culture, curriculum, project learning, service learning, and other opportunities. This book includes profiles of six organizations working in schools across the US that have made purpose development a priority, including the Quaglia Institute.

  • Lead article, written by Dr. Quaglia and Dr. Fox, published in the Australian Educational Leader, Vol 40 Term 1 2018. You can read the full article on the AEL website. Please note this article can only be viewed as part of a paid membership to AEL.

  • For decades, special educators have recorded post-secondary education goals identified by students and their families on the Individualized Education Program (IEP). This process of listening to students and supporting their ideas is just one example of the larger concept of student voice.

  • A report on the Spring 2016 ASCD Whole Child Symposium. "The Engagement Gap: Making each school and every classroom an all-engaging learning environment."

  • A Lesson in Listening

    Russ Quaglia; Kristine Fox

    May 2016

    Published in RSA Journal Issue 1 2016.
    Dr. Russ Quaglia and Dr. Kristine Fox discuss why empowering students to find - and use - their voice is the first step on the road to creativity in education.

  • Biggest ever survey of young people finds that they want to "matter". Teachers should give students a far greater say in how schools are run and focus as much on relationships as they do on subjects, according to the largest survey of young people ever undertaken.

  • Two articles on student opinions as part of teacher evaluations referencing iKnow My Class--QISA's classroom level survey. iKnow My Class measures student engagement in the teaching-learning environment.

  • 21st Century Skills and the Workplace

    Microsoft Partners in Learning, Pearson Foundation, and Gallup

    May 2013

    This Gallup report, published in partnership with Microsoft Partners in Learning and Pearson Foundation, explores the relationships between 21st century skills developed in the classroom, student aspiration in schools, and perceived quality of work later in life. QISA research in the field of student aspirations was used to inform their research.