The RSA’s education director Julian Astle talks to a group of educators about the importance of ‘mission’ to excellent schooling.
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In his latest interview, Mike talks to Professor Sir Christopher Frayling about his multi-faceted career, his lifelong passion for design education and his admiration for The Faculty of Royal Designers for Industry.
Award-winning comedian and broadcaster Robin Ince unites comedy and science in this hilarious, informative and touching exploration of the human condition.
Acclaimed social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores how we can create institutions and public spaces that foster viewpoint diversity and mutual understanding, and where people can civilly and constructively disagree.
In his Albert Medal lecture, Citizens UK founder Neil Jameson presents a roadmap for radical change, charting a course to major systemic change in politics and public life.
Ted Howard, community wealth building visionary, shows how we might dramatically expand the vision and reality of democratic political economy.
Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks to C4 broadcaster Jon Snow about the qualities that make truly great leaders - those who summon their talents to enlarge the opportunities and lives of others.
A panel gathers in honour of David Marquand to reflect on the state of social democracy today, and examine how progressive politics can invigorate our society.
LBC broadcaster and online talk show sensation, James O’Brien, shows how to dismantle small minds, expose falsehoods and conquer prejudice.
What does joy look like? Designer Ingrid Fetell Lee exposes the power of ordinary things to create extraordinary happiness, and shows us how to find joy in the world around us.