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Crisis? What Crisis? Re-examining what education is for

This weekend conference will inspect the key debates and examine critically what exactly the current educational initiatives mean.

Education Secretary Charles Clarke recently announced that he wants to stimulate an open public debate about secondary education – this weekend conference takes him at his word. Plenary and seminar panels made up of journalists, academics, writers, practitioners, policy advisers, parents and chalk-face teachers will lead no-holds-barred discussions to examine critically what current educational initiatives mean, inspect key debates, and set some positive challenges to the status quo.


Carol Adams | talks
Gary Day | talks
Mr Johnny Ball | talks | www
Michael Morpurgo | talks | www
Professor Roger Scruton | talks
Alan Smithers | talks
Professor John White | talks
Professor Frank Furedi | talks | www
Judith Judd | talks


Date and Time:

3 July 2004 at 10:00 am


Full Day



Park Crescent Conference Centre
229 Great Portland Street

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Organised by:

Institute of Ideas
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Weekend tickets: £65

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020 7269 9220

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