NXplorers Future Talks
Live on-line series (or sessions) about the future of education and the leaders who will help shape it.

Exploring the future of education

From this June to November, join us for monthly live webinar discussions featuring industry/education experts and NXplorers leaders who will share insights on a range of different education topics, from systems thinking to the gender skills gap.

Keep an eye out for updates about future session topics and dates.

4. NXplorers Virtual Student Carnival

Since 2018, students across the globe have been applying the NXplorers tools and methodology to become agents of positive change.

The fourth and final NXplorers Future Talks session of 2022 will be held on 17th November at 9am GMT. In this session, NXplorers students from India, Malaysia, Oman, Philippines, Singapore and Indonesia will present and exchange their ideas and solutions to reimagine our world. There will also be a chance to ask questions during a Q&A at the end of the session.

Join us for this unique opportunity to be inspired by our future leaders, innovators and problem solvers.

To attend, simply click the button below and register your details.

3. Bridging the gender gap in STEM

For the third session of the NXplorers Future Talks series, we discussed the gender gap in STEM with an exclusive panel of specialists including:

  • Griselda Togobo, International Corporate Consultant, Entrepreneur, Engineer and Chartered Accountant
  • Diksha Chopra, Senior Partner at Learning Links Foundation
  • Kathryn McColl, Director of Marketing, Strategy and Insight at EVERFI UK

The panel discussed the barriers to girls pursuing STEM subjects and careers, and looked at current and potential solutions across the world in both education and industry. There was a Q&A at the end of the session where attendee's questions were answered.

View the recorded session below.

2. Global Education Reform

Originally from the UK, Paul Andrews has extensive experience as a teacher, innovator and change manager at both a school and system level. He has been at the forefront of initiatives for school evaluation, school improvement, and system reform, many of which have had an enduringly positive impact.

On Wednesday 3 August at 12pm BST, Paul was joined by Rakhee Radia, Head of Consultancy and Strategy at EVERFI UK to discuss the unprecedented and existential challenges we face in the 21st century that have rendered traditional approaches to schooling obsolete. Entirely new ways of thinking about education are needed, and they discussed new interventions with a strong emphasis upon learner agency and empowerment through skills-based problem-solving. There was a Q&A at the end of the session where attendee's questions were answered.

View the recorded session below.

1. The importance of systems thinking in education

From the classroom to the boardroom, the Waters Center for Systems Thinking has been recognised worldwide for being a leader in the field of systems thinking applied to teaching, learning and leading. On Wednesday 29 June at 4pm BST, and Thursday 30 June at 7am BST the first live Future Talks session was hosted. During this webinar Tracy Benson and Mary Quinnan told the story of the Waters Center for Systems Thinking that covered three decades of their emerging network, their growing influence in the systems thinking field and their impact on a wide range of organisations and educational systems worldwide.