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OU Inaugural Lecture Series

Venue: Walton, MK
Date: 25 Jun 2019
Times: 6-8 pm

The next in our 50th anniversary inaugural lecture series will be delivered by Peter Twining, Professor of Education (Futures). ‘If school is the problem, what is the solution?’ and it takes place on Tuesday 25 June in the Berrill Lecture Theatre on The Open University campus in Walton Hall.
http://www.open.ac.uk/research/events/if-school-problem-what-solution

Professor Twining will explore:
•    The implications of how people learn from how we teach
•    How our changing world necessitates changes to the curriculum
•    Barriers to educational change and potential ways forward

Event programme:
17:15 - 17:50      Tea/coffee on arrival
18:00 - 18:50      Lecture: If school is the problem, what is the solution?
18:50 - 19:00      Break
19:00 - 20:00      Panel views followed by Q&A
•    James Pilgrim, Headteacher, Kents Hill Park School
•    Poppy Petrou, 18-year-old ex-student at Summerhill, co-educational boarding school in Suffolk
•    Mike Wood, Chair of the Centre for Personalised Education, expert on home education and flexi schooling
•    Stephen Heppell, a leading voice on the role of ICT in learning and Professor of New Media Environments at the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice at Bournemouth University
20:00 - 21:00      Drinks reception

To attend the event in person or watch online: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/if-school-is-the-problem-what-is-the-solution-registration-53533313582
Find out more about other lectures in the series
http://www.open.ac.uk/research/inaugural-lectures
 

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