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.
Teaching for Purpose: Preparing Students for Lives of Meaning
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.
Student Voice: A growing movement within education that benefits students and teachers
Kendel St. John & Lori Briel
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.
ASCD: The Engagement Gap
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
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.
TES Connect Article on Student Voice
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.
21st Century Skills and the Workplace
Microsoft Partners in Learning, Pearson Foundation, and Gallup
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.