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International School Leaders Conference 2019: The Problem Solvers

With automation and AI all-pervasive, how do we prepare learners for a future governed by technology? In his keynote, Charles Leadbeater will discuss how we move to a more dynamic education system.

Are you a leader in an international school?

This year's Pearson International School Leaders Conference is now fully booked but you can keep up-to-date with all of the conference content by joining our International School Leaders group, where, as well as these session previews, we'll share conference content after the event so you won't miss out!

KEYNOTE PREVIEW: Charles Leadbeater: The Problem Solvers

We're delighted to welcome returning speaker Charles Leadbeater to our 2019 Pearson International School Leaders Conference. Author of The Problem Solvers, Charles is a leading authority on innovation and creativity. He has advised companies, cities and governments around the world on innovation strategy, the rise of the knowledge driven economy and the Internet.

Charles is also an ideas generator in his own right. He wrote the first British report on the rise of social entrepreneurship, which has since become a global movement and his report on the potential for the web to generate social change led to the creation of the Social Innovation Camp movement. 

He is a co-founder of the public service design agency Participle, a visiting senior fellow at the British National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts, a longstanding senior research associate with the influential London think-tank Demos and a visiting fellow at Oxford University’s Said Business School and the Young Foundation.

In his keynote session, Charles will discuss the revolutionary impact of automation, AI and digital technologies on today's world and the challenges involved in shifting to a more dynamic education system to allow learners to thrive and to create a new generation of problem solvers. 

Can't make it to this year's Pearson International School Leaders Conference?
 
Join our International School Leaders group to keep up-to-date with all of the conference content - we'll be sharing Charles' presentation after the event.

In the meantime, you can read about Charles' keynote at our October 2018 Conference held in Kuala Lumpur. 

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