How can the digital era empower kids to learn?
Tech, tools and teaching
6 DECEMBER 2017, 12:00 PM, CHARTER 3
We live in a world where education is not accessed equally. For future generations, with innovations in tech and tools, can every child have the opportunity to discover more and what content will inspire them?
Jan-Willem Bult – Chief Editor, WADADA News for Kids
Colin McElwee – Co-Founder, Worldreader
Iris Lapinski – Founder and CEO, Apps For Good
Andreas Schleicher – Director for Education & Skills, OECD
Simon Hall – Series Producer, BBC Children’s
The teenage years
7 DECEMBER 2017, 10:00 AM, CHARTER 3
Hormones, self-image, relationships and studies occupy the teenage mind, but they are hungry to learn about themselves and the world. Who is pushing the boundaries and delivering content that’s cutting through and helping teenagers learn about life?
Dr Radha Modgil – Doctor, Broadcaster
Hildri Gulliksen – Head of NRK Super
Bryan Elsley – Writer & Creator, Skins, Director, Balloon Entertainment
Sarah Newton – Teenologist
Yuan Nong – Director, Beijing Film Academy Board
Eva O’Connor – Writer, actress
Amy Buscombe – Commissioning Editor, Drama Independents, BBC Children’s
Learning at the edge of chaos
6 DECEMBER 2017, 16:00 PM, CHARTER 2
Professor Sugata Mitra is on a mission to change how we teach children and shape the way they learn.
How will children’s learning evolve, and how can we ensure that it continues to grow in a positive direction?
Andrew Kavanagh – CEO/Founder Kavaleer Productions
Sugata Mitra – Professor of Educational Technology, Newcastle University
Anna Perowne – Series Producer, CBeebies
Edu-tainment for all
5 DECEMBER 2017, 14:00 PM, CHARTER 2
How can content makers create engaging and high-quality media that capitalises on entertainment to teach? Can this approach be adopted in the future on a global scale?
Gonzalo Frasca – CDO, DragonBox
Cha Kil-yong – Digital Teacher and CEO, SevenEdu and Chamath
Tim McKeon – Writer and Producer, Hundredth Town Productions
Michael Wamaya – Finalist of the Global Teacher Prize, 2017
Rob Jenkinson – Series Producer, BBC Children’s