I was delighted to be featured in the World Leading Schools Association inaugural newsletter REACH with an article about Unconscious Bias in Education Settings, as part of tackling SDG 5 - Gender Equality.
I spoke at the WLSA Conference in Prague in July 2019 on creating healthy campus's using creativity and problem-solving around the UN SDGs.
My article is on page 20. Click on the PDF Link below.
“…love is a skill, not a feeling, and will require trust, vulnerability, generosity…” writes Alain de Botton, which means loving the planet is also a skill not a feeling, requiring the same trust, vulnerability and generosity.
As love sits at the heart of empathy, which triggers the cycle of invention and innovation, then I believe that there is hope for solutions which are unashamedly people and planet-centred.
In the UK, the Durham Commission on Creativity & Education was published in mid-October, citing:
"The increasing recognition of the economic and social value of creativity and creative thinking has brought a fresh urgency to the development of entrepreneurship and the skills of the future workforce."
This is extraordinarily well-timed as Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019 takes place 18th – 24th November.
Why celebrate GEW in your school? Because it is a fantastic way to build youth wellbeing, complex problem-solving skills and solutions to challenges in your community.
When was the last time you remember feeling wonder?
Can you remember?
Can you picture what you were looking at or thinking about?
I’m asking, because wonder is a powerhouse, creating a chain reaction to real and radical impact in what you do.
I’ve been littering my articles with talk about love for some time now.
I see that some of you are also beginning to say the L-word too, which is excellent. Perhaps we can join forces and work together?
"Design thinking becomes a thing of spectacular beauty when used not just to create a solution but, to create a solution which places designing for human needs in the context of designing for the wellbeing and flourishing of people AND planet."
Read on in the August edition of Sovereign Magazine at this link...
Inspiration for opening up your unique blend of creativity to take action for people and planet