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EUF Conference

Symposium 1 - Kinds First: What My Education Looks Like; What I Wish It Looked Like Given the Future I Imagine.

Taleena Chandaria 16, Geneva, Switzerland

Abigail Butina (14) Maryland, USA

Ava Noguera (9), California, USA

Angela Diamond Momo from the Bronx, USA

Zahara Williams, Bronx, USA

Jack McCarthy, CT USA

Malik Brantly (24), CT USA

Symposium 2 - The Promise and Perils of Technology
Symposium 3 - Safety Versus Safetyism
Symposium 4 - What Should Children Learn to Prepare for an Unknowable Future

Goal of Conference

Presented by Educational Communities Worldwide, NYU Mindful Education Lab, and Aspen Center for Human Development.

The future is unknowable. Humans have always fallen short when predicting what the future would look like, and schools have always made children pay the price for misunderstanding both their nature and the changing nature of society.

This conference brings together global stakeholders, education experts, students and teachers— young and old—to discuss education.  Discussions will center on what education looks like now, and what it needs to become to help children learn to solve the problems of today, and to confront the problems of an unknowable future.


Confirmed Speakers

Bonnie Green, PhD.
Bonnie Green, PhD.Professor of Psychology, ESU
Dr. Joshua Aronson
Dr. Joshua AronsonDirector, NYU Mindful Edu. Lab
Taleena Chandaria
Taleena ChandariaAdvocate for Education
Joshua Haidt, PhD.
Joshua Haidt, PhD.Distinguished Professor, UCLA
Pamela Paresky
Pamela PareskyDirector, Aspen Human Dev. Center
Okhee Lee
Okhee LeeProfessor of Childhood Education
Becky Sykes
Becky SykesPresident, Oprah Winfrey Foundation
Emmanuel Nyame
Emmanuel NyameCEO, Educom.World
Billy Buchanan
Billy Buchanan


Joshua Aronson, PhD

Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools
New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
726 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003

T. 212-998-5100
E. metrocenter@nyu.edu

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