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).
The Nekton team reveal the discoveries from ‘First Descent: Seychelles’ in their bid to help conserve 30% of the Seychelles' vast ocean territory.
21 October 2019
Hear about Richard's trek along the Slovenia Mountain Trail. A 600km trail capturing more than just mountains and scenery, but a place of understanding.
16 October 2019
New co-editors are being sought for the Society’s book series and two of our academic journals, Area and The Geographical Journal.
24 May 2019
Wracked by war, famine and Islamic extremism, Somalia has long been a byword for disaster. James, a veteran reporter on Afghanistan, went to find out why – and what is being done to fix it.
16 February 2015
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