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Wednesday, January 25 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Education for the Apocalypse

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This session will take delegates through a fast paced collaborative process that will encourage them to explore radically different approaches to education in the light of economic, environmental, technological and political changes. It will explore emerging trends and significant potential disruptions, and encourage participants to confront their own fears and aspirations, and find practical steps towards creative educational change. 

Presented by Keri Facer and Doug Belshaw

 


Speakers
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Doug Belshaw

Doug Belshaw is an educator, researcher and activist currently working for JISC infoNet. He is co-kickstarter (with Andy Stewart) of Purpos/ed, a Community Interest Company focusing on encouraging and enlarging the debate around the purpose(s) of education. Prior to moving into further and higher education, Doug was Director of e-Learning at a large academy in the North East of England for students aged 3-19. He taught History for seven years... Read More →
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Keri Facer

Keri is Professor of Education at the Education and Social Research Institute, MMU, where she specialises in digital cultures, social justice and radical educational change. Formerly Research Director at Futurelab, Keri led the Beyond Current Horizons Programme for the UK government looking at long term socio-technical change and its implications for education. Keri’s new book ‘Learning Futures: Education, technology and social... Read More →


Wednesday January 25, 2012 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Salon Foucault (S1)

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