A conversation with Anna Vignoles, Director of the Leverhulme Trust, Peter Mandler, Professor of Modern Cultural History, University of Cambridge and Alex Beard Senior Director, Global Learning Lab at Teach For All about democracy and inequalities in education and practical solutions to come up with a good education.
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Peter Mandler is a Professor of Modern Cultural History at the University of Cambridge. He’s a historian of modern Britain and of the modern world. Over the last 20 years, he aligned his work representing historians as academics and teachers with his research in education, and has become immersed in the recent history of education. His main interest is asking why people have gotten more and more education over the last generation or two.
More about Professor Mandler: https://www.joinexpeditions.com/experts/745
Anna Vignoles was formerly Professor of Education at the University of Cambridge, and is currently the Director of the Leverhulme Trust and an economist of education. As an economist of education, she applies economic principles to the study of education. She works on trying to understand the effectiveness of different education systems, of understanding the causes of inequality in our education systems, and trying to come up with practical solutions to how we can narrow these inequalities.
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Alex Beard started out as a teacher in a London school before joining Teach For All, a growing network of organizations working in sixty countries worldwide to ensure all children fulfil their potential, where he now heads the Global Learning Lab. He’s fortunate to spend his time in search of the future of learning and has written about his experiences for the Guardian, Financial Times, and Wired. He wrote and presented The Learning Revolution, a series on the future of education for BBC Radio 4, and is the author of Natural Born Learners.