Australian Learning Lecture 2017

by | Apr 25, 2017 | Bush Voices

‘The New Success: What skills do our children need to succeed in the 21st Century?’ 

  • What competencies do our children need to be a New Success in the 21st Century, in work and in life?
  • How does education have to change if everyone is to have the chance in succeeding in whatever they are passionate about?
  • What will the New Success look like?

Charles Fadel, global education thought leader and founder of the Center for Curriculum Redesign, will address these big questions when he delivers this years Australian Learning Lecture lecture.

Titled “New Success” the lecture will occur on 11 May 2017 at the Melbourne Exhibition and Exhibition Centre beginning at 6.30pm.

Charles will be introduced by Jennifer Westacott, Chief Executive of the Business Council of Australia, and discuss why we need to adopt new measures of success for our young people to ensure the future economic and social wellbeing of Australia.

The Australian Learning Lecture is a joint project of the Koshland Innovation Fund and State Library Victoria,

The New Success is the second lecture in a prestigious biennial series that seeks to bring to national attention big ideas in learning and compelling reasons for new approaches to learning.  The decade-long project is designed to strengthen the importance of learning in Australia for all Australians.

Charles Fadel:

Charles Fadel is best known as a pioneer of the idea of 21st Century Skills and most recently expanded this concept to consider competencies more broadly, modernized knowledge, and the common ‘character’ qualities that are valued by all societies in the world (presented in his book “Four-Dimensional Education” )

He is founder and Chairman of the Center for Curriculum Redesign. He is also visiting practitioner at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, chair of the education committee of the business and industry advisory committee to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and founder and President of the Foundation Helvetica Education based in Switzerland.  He has also been granted seven patents.

The ALL lecture, The New Success, is a must-attend for anyone who is interested in the future of education, whether a parent, teacher, business leader, politician, academic or student.

More Information and Registrations:

Please find a flier by clicking on:  Australian Learning Lecture Flier

Bookings can be made at this site:  https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-new-success-2017-australian-learning-lecture-tickets-31982184575