ZIS VOICES Live kicked off with a session on what it means to deliver 21st-century education. Bringing together alumni and parent speakers with academic expertise, the panel focused on how educators can prime students to thrive in a rapidly changing and diversifying global world.
ZIS VOICES Live
Disruptive Innovation and its Impact on Economy, Society, and Education
Some 120 members of our community from around the world came together to share their thoughts with experts, discussing disruptive innovation and its impact on economy, society and education.
You can learn about the four main topics through articles and videos below.
Think middle school is just a warm-up for the serious education of your late teens? Think again. Because what happens between the ages of 12 and 16 can determine the course of your life. At ZIS VOICES Live, panellists explained why middle school is a crucial time for intellectual, social and sporting development.
When McKinsey assessed the world’s most successful school systems, they examined everything from how schools were funded to parental support. The factor that made the biggest difference to student outcomes? Teachers. More than funding. More than government support. More, even, than student aptitude. So, what do teachers need to enable them to give their best?
In 2019, learning can – and does – take place anywhere and everywhere. But what makes for optimum learning? And how can we create learning environments in which students, of various ages, feel safe, challenged and open?
Director, Zurich International School
Founder, Creative Business Breakthroughs - ZIS VOICES Live Facilitator
Google Product Management Director
Managing Director, Verdacore
Founder of littlehipstar
Early-Stage Angel Investor
Middle School Principal, Zurich International School
Professor at ETH Zürich
Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company
Director of Content & Copy at EF Education First
Freelance Graphic Designer, HippCreative (Donaldson Creative); singer-songwriter
IB Core/Theory of Knowledge Coordinator and Grade 12 Leader