In his Education on Air talk and Q&A David Puttnam shares a few of the many lessons he has learned from his diverse experience seeking to connect educators. He explains why he believes the time is now to improve our education system to better meets the needs of today's students.
Lord Puttnam spent thirty years as an independent producer of award-winning films including “The Mission,” “The Killing Fields,” and “Chariots of Fire.” He retired from film production in 1998 to focus on his work in public policy, especially in education and the environment. In 1998 he founded the National Teaching Awards as a way to honor outstanding educators. He was formerly the Chancellor of the Open University, one of the world's largest distance-learning institutions. Today he is the Digital Champion for Ireland and the Chairman of Atticus Education, an online education company.
Education on Air is a free, online conference from Google. To view all the sessions on demand visit g.co/eduonair.
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