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How Can Education Create A Better World?


We have a sparkling line up of speakers addressing the question ‘How can education create a better world?’ What’s the answer in an ideal world?’

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Our speakers (who will present for between 5-7 minutes) are:

Rachel Tomlinson is the headteacher of Barrowford Primary School in Lancashire, North West England. The school she leads has a strong focus on sustainability, children’s rights and inclusion.

Shabnamn Adnam is a lecturer in Initial Teacher Education for the primary teacher training programmes at Leeds Beckett University where her specialist areas are, Race, Diversity and Inclusion. S

Richard Gerver has a background in education and is now a recognised thinker on how best to unleash human potential. Richard is the author of the bestsellers Change and Simple Thinking and an established keynote speaker.

Paul Parker is the closest Quakers get to a Chief Executive. Paul has been Recording Clerk of Britain Yearly Meeting since 2011 and before that was a teacher and assistant Head in Hertfordshire.

Wed, January 25, 2023

21:00 CET, UTC+1h

  • Lifelong Learning

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  • Online event
  • English

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