Ken Robinson (British author)

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Name: Ken Robinson (British author)
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Class of 2030

Downey High School’s new engineering building, pictured above, will be open for a community open house next Thursday, Aug. 28, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., with official ceremonies at 6 p.m. Guests can tour the facility and get a first-hand look at some of the ... [Published The Downey Patriot - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

No love for No Child Left Behind

If the keynote message chosen for the annual summit of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) in Minneapolis this week is the indicator I think it is, there's no love lost in the nation's state capitols for the 13-year-old federal school ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Aurizon and Caltex reach finals of AHRI awards

By: Ruza Zivkusic-AftasiDate: 18.08.2014Gender equity and diversity programs seen as being at leading edgeAurizon's workplace initiatives are in the limelightAurizon and Caltex Australia are in the running for the gender equity in the workplace award ... [Published Australasian Transport News - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Home Front; The Educators; Prom 37 – radio review

steady manner, has been continuing to mark 100 years since the start of the first world war with careful, relevant programmes. The tick-tock of various documentaries and drama across all stations – Radio 1 is in the middle of a three-part series about ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

10 terrible student play must-haves

Dave Jackson, writer and director of a new comic play about an awful A Level theatre production, lists the must-haves of every terrible student show.7th August | Dave JacksonThe Electra Project is a new comedy about a group of A Level students putting ... [Published The British Comedy Guide - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Cha-cha-change the balance in schools

Devote equal time to dance and maths, urges Sir Ken RobinsonMost schools would consider teaching the two-step considerably less important than teaching the two times table. But according to an international education adviser, schools should devote as ... [Published Times Education Supplement - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Should You Be A Humble Speaker?

Should a speaker be humble or – its opposite? Let’s call it ‘arrogant’? ‘Conceited’? ‘Egotistical’? Or the more neutral ‘assertive’?It takes some confidence to stand up in front of an audience and share your ideas, your passions, your point of view. And ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Young leaders vs The world’s biggest problems

"Education is empowerment," Malala Yousafzai told an audience of aspiring young leaders at World Merit Day in Liverpool.The 17-year-old was addressing the issues of gender inequality and universal access to education as part of the World Merit organisation’s ... [Published Pioneers Post - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Malala Yousafzai talks gender inequality

THE "world's most famous teenager" Malala Yousafzai, delivered what has been described as a rousing speech to a packed BT Convention Centre in Liverpool yesterday (24 th  July) for World Merit Day, the ‘What Matters?’ Conference and Concert.With a dedication ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Inspirational teenage activist Malala Yousafzai delivers rousing World Merit Day speech

The defiant youngster received a standing ovation as she received the Mary Wilson Award for inspiring others at the World Merit Day event.Malala, 17, took centre stage at the packed-out to discuss the right to education for women and children.Speaking ... [Published Liverpool Echo - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Here's Why Simply Going To School Makes Some Brilliant Kids Think They're Not At All Smart

Sir Ken Robinson is probably the most well-known thought leader (and best-selling author) on education reform in the 21st century. Not only do his ideas make a ton of sense, but he delivers them in a way that's both compelling and super-entertaining. ... [Published Upworthy - Jul 11 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 2 reports

Maestro, Harvard Business Publishing, Interactive Services and Caveo...

Four New Presentation Sponsors Announced for Elliott Masie’s Learning 2014. Elliott Masie, Host and Curator of Learning 2014, to be held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort October 26 – 29, 2014, is pleased to welcome the following leading suppliers in ... [Published PRWeb - May 13 2014]

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3 Public Speaking Tips From The Most Popular TE... [Published Business Insider - 11 hours ago]
The Class of 2030 [Published The Downey Patriot - Aug 22 2014]
The Five Habits of Creative Teachers [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
No love for No Child Left Behind [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
Rob Wiersema: A teacher's story of leaving the MEA [Published Lansing State Journal - Aug 19 2014]
The Global Search for Education: Pictures with ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 19 2014]
Aurizon and Caltex reach finals of AHRI awards [Published Australasian Transport News - Aug 18 2014]
Home Front; The Educators; Prom 37 – radio review [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 16 2014]
Interview with live scriber Peter Morey [Published The British Comedy Guide - Aug 15 2014]
The Global Search for Education: Creative China [Published Huffington Post - Aug 10 2014]
10 terrible student play must-haves [Published The British Comedy Guide - Aug 09 2014]
Bluewater Learning, Edutainment Media, Meridian... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 08 2014]
Cha-cha-change the balance in schools [Published Times Education Supplement - Aug 08 2014]
Should You Be A Humble Speaker? [Published Forbes.com - Aug 07 2014]
MBA Students Invited to Attend World Business F... [Published CNBC - Aug 07 2014]
The Global Search for Education: The Middle East [Published Huffington Post - Aug 06 2014]
Interaction Associates, Mimeo.com, Richardson a... [Published Reliance Trust - Aug 01 2014]
Young leaders vs The world’s biggest problems [Published Pioneers Post - Jul 31 2014]
The Global Search for Education: Champions! Ch... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 30 2014]
Creativity Core to the rEvolution of Education [Published Longwoods - Jul 30 2014]
The Innovation Turbo-Charge: Heightened Creativ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 28 2014]
The Global Search for Education: From New Zealand [Published Huffington Post - Jul 27 2014]
[Executive Edge] Promoting youth... [Published Rappler - Jul 26 2014]
Malala Yousafzai talks gender inequality [Published Liverpool Confidential - Jul 25 2014]
Inspirational teenage activist Malala Yousafzai... [Published Liverpool Echo - Jul 25 2014]
The girl who defied the Taliban, Malala Yousafz... [Published Liverpool Echo - Jul 24 2014]
The Global Search for Education: Girls Just Wa... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 21 2014]
SIR KEN NAMED FREE SCHOOL PATRON [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 17 2014]
The Global Search for Education: East vs. West... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 16 2014]
Phil Redmond returns to land of the scouse wedding [Published Liverpool Confidential - Jul 15 2014]
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Happy 7th anniversary, TED.com! A throwback loo... [Published TED Blog - Jun 26 2014]
Behold, what TED.com looked like on day one. Step with me for a minute into an internet time machine. The date: June 27, 2006. The event: the first six TED Talks being posted online. “Today, for the first time ever, we’re thrilled to present some ...
EduTECH 2014 [Published Lucacept - intercepting the Web - Jun 08 2014]
Well, this was my first visit to sunny (and very warm for this time of year!) Brisbane for the EduTECH National Congress. Who wouldn’t be excited to have been asked to present when you’re sharing the space with the likes of Sir Ken Robinson, Conrad ...
The notion that women are better than men at mu... [Published Althouse - Jun 03 2014]
"There’s a shaft of nerves that joins the two halves of the brain called the corpus callosum, and it’s thicker in women. … I think this is probably why women are better at multitasking. Because you are, aren’t you? There’s a raft of research, but I know ...
Leaning in [Published Lucacept - intercepting the Web - May 27 2014]
I listen to a radio program on the drive home from work some days where they have a segment called ‘Lame claim to fame’. I love it. People ring in with their tenuous links to celebrities and the like and claim their five minutes of fame in what is always ...
How one woman’s Googling led to a boom of femal... [Published TED Blog - May 19 2014]
Organizers show off their shirts at a TEDxBeirutSalon. Photo: Courtesy of TEDxBeirut In 2008, Patricia Zougheib was at work in Beirut, Lebanon, when she came across a video of Jill Bolte Taylor describing her own stroke . She was awed, and Googled ...
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