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The purpose of schools is knowledge transmission. For now.

7 July | 10:00 am - 10:45 am

The topic of what schools should teach is perennial. There is forever a new book, new guru, new philosophy, fad, or favourite du jour. The PTE movement tracked every time someone in the media said ‘schools should teach…’ and came up with 213 things that schools should teach, beyond everything they already do, in 2018 alone. Between this and core knowledge, skills, disciplines, careers and character, teachers and schools are left uncertain of their place in the role of education, and scrambling to meet impossible demands. Yet, there is an answer…


7 July
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Kristopher Boulton, Director of Education & Product, Up Learn