Living in an increasingly globalised society offers both opportunities and challenges. How can education best prepare young people to fulfil their potential in a rapidly changing world?
Salman Khan is the founder and faculty of the Khan Academy www.khanacademy.org a not-for-profit organisation with the mission of providing a free world-class education to anyone, anywhere.
Professor Robert Winston is well known today to audiences throughout the world for his several BBC television series,which include The Human Body, Secret Life of Twins and Superhuman, and through which he has shown a great capacity for communicating often complex science to a wide public audience. He is Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College School of Medicine, London University, and is world-renowned as a fertility expert. He also heads the Department of Reproductive Medicine at the Hammersmith Hospital in London.
Evan Davis joined the presenting team of BBC Radio 4’s flagship Today Programme in 2008, following a six-and-a-half year stint as the BBC’s economics editor.
Richard Gerver, has been described as one of the most inspirational leaders of his generation. He argues however, that great leadership is about serving the needs of the people that work for you and rely upon you. The three core principles that underpin Gerver’s philosophy are communication, empowerment and impact.
Dave Hessell is Director of Content & Learning, Teaching and Inclusion at BECTA (formerly known as the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency).
To mark Geoweek, we have selected a collection of Discovering Britain walks to help you discover the remarkably varied geology of the UK and learn more about our rocky heritage.
8 May 2019
Join us for an evening of inspiration and entertainment as six new generation speakers have just 10 minutes each to share their geographical journeys in an illustrated talk.
4 March 2019
Geographical, the magazine of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), visits the Olympic Refugee Team to see how a unique set of athletes are making history on the global stage.
18 July 2016
In June 2018, Baroness Lynda Chalker was elected as President of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), the second woman to take on this role in the Society’s history.
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