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Education On Fire - Sharing creative and inspiring learning in our schools - Mark Taylor 19th April 2021
198: 8billionideas with David Harkin
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198: 8billionideas with David Harkin

David is Founder and CEO of 8billionideas which exists to give every student the skills and belief to change the world. 8billionideas teaches children what they don’t learn in school by providing online live experiences and mentoring around the clock.

8billionideas helps children to lead a more fulfilling life and passion led career, and ultimately change the world. 8billionideas is one of twenty organisations that will be featured by St James' Palace in 2021 in their publication on 'Leadership and Innovation - For the next 300 years', because of their forward thinking approach to education.

David is an entrepreneur, a proud 2x TEDx speaker and author who is passionate about making sure students have the skills that they really need in the future to be happy, successful and change the world.

Prior to 8billionideas, David created 7billionideas which was an award winning education organisation recognised by the Times Educational Supplement and COBIS on a global scale. The education arm of worked with over 100,000 students in 500+ schools in the UK and across the world including Dubai, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia and Europe. Because of these achievements, he was recently a finalist at the UK Business Awards in the category of 'Entrepreneur of the Year'.

At the start of 2020, he co-founded a movement known as #UnlockingEducation having thought provoking discussions around the future of education and is pleased to announce his latest position as a FED (Foundation of Education Development) Council Member.

Website

www.8billionideas.com

Social Media Information

Twitter - @davidjharkin

LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/davidjharkin

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