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What if… radical and inspiring ideas for alternative education futures

Introducing 'What If?' | UCL Institute of Education

Director of the UCL Institute of Education, Professor Becky Francis, announces the launch of a new public engagement series of events.

Through this series we’ll be bringing together a range of commentators – academics, politicians, practitioners, policy wonks – and pushing them to bring some radical new thinking to some of the apparently intractable issues within education, not least the English education system.

This can help all of us reflect on the status quo, celebrate progress but also consider how we might change things for the better to achieve commonly held goals for our education system and what it can do for us all.

Join us in the debate and let your opinion be heard.

What's On

What if... we wanted our kids to be happier?

Young people’s poor sense of well-being has hit the headlines this year, with talk of crisis and a lot of soul-searching about why so many of our children seem to be so unhappy and ill at ease these days.

Starts: Oct 1, 2018 5:45:00 PM

We will be live streaming these events via UCL Live. The recordings will be available on our website in both video and podcast format following the events.

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