Is education keeping up with the 21st century? How is the traditional model evolving? How are we preparing the next generation for future jobs that don't even exist yet?
On October 2nd in London, Disruptors will present a full-day of speaker sessions, panel discussions, tech activations and interactive experiences culminating in a panel of influential leaders debating “The Future of Education: Does The Current Model Make The Grade?”
STEM education, universal accessibility, advancements in technology, and educating the next generation of global leaders are just some of the topics to be covered in this dynamic day of programming. This full day event event will feature speakers that include Richard Branson, Sal Khan (Founder of the Khan Academy), and Professor Brian Cox, amongst many others. Attendees can also expect a discussion and demo from Google’s virtual reality and education initiative Expeditions, a panel from Big Change, a unique interactive experience with Aldebaran and their AI humanoid education robots, and much more still to be announced.
The main Disruptors debate will be globally live streamed from 5pm - 6pm / BST, and feature a panel that includes Professor Brian Cox, Shantanu Sinha (President & COO of Khan Academy), Rod Bristow (President of Pearson Core Markets), Wendy Kopp (Co-Founder & CEO of Teach For All), and Toby Young (Co-founder of the West London Free School).
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Through rich content and intelligent debate, this provocative series tackles today’s hot topics and their place in an ever changing cultural zeitgeist. In an attempt to showcase disruptive innovators around the world, we’ve created a highly visible opportunity to ignite change in many different sectors. Past participants have included Richard Branson, Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook), Arianna Huffington (Huffington Post), will.i.am, Tony Fadell (Nest) and Megan Smith (The White House).
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