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).
This week has marked International Archives Week, an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of the effective management of records and the preservation, care and use of the world's archival heritage.
11 June 2021
The winners of the 2019 Young Geographer of the Year competition and Rex Walford Award were presented with their awards in a ceremony held at the Society on Tuesday 12 November.
13 November 2019
Two members of the Society’s field research programme, Migrants on the margins, presented at the Mobilising Global Voices 2019 conference held at the Houses of Parliament earlier this month.
28 March 2019
A joint competition for A Level geography pupils from the Society and the Financial Times.
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