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.
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LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/davidjharkin
Xientifica SOS, written by Daniel Phelps, is a unique children’s adventure for young people aged 8-12–adult. It’s ‘Where science meets adventure’. It’s not a science book, it is a children’s adventure novel which has science in it.’
Xientifica SOS provides a perfect platform for discussions and encourages children to ask questions, so is not only ideal for lone-reading or as a class book, but perfect for home schooling too.
Xientifica SOS can be bought on Amazon and is available on Kindle or in paperback
Go to Amazon – or to find out more (and listen to extracts from the book) – go to Xientifica.com (with an X)…X I E N T I F I C A