Dr Yong Zhao | Professorial Fellow, Mitchell Institute for Health and Education Policy; Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Education
University of Kansas | United States

Dr Yong Zhao, Professorial Fellow, Mitchell Institute for Health and Education Policy; Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Education, University of Kansas

Yong Zhao is an internationally recognised scholar whose work focuses on the implications of globalisation and technology on education. As a Mitchell adviser his focus is on the implications of globalisation and technology on education.
Yong is Foundation Distinguished Professor in the School of Education at the University of Kansas. He has designed schools that cultivate global competence, developed computer games for language learning, and founded research and development institutions to explore innovative education models.
Yong has published over 100 articles and 20 books. His latest is “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World”. Read Yong’s full biography.

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Day 1 @ 16:30

PLENARY: Outsource weakness, develop strength to reach for greatness

  • Focus on developing children's strengths instead of fixing their deficiencies
  • Teaching children to identify and solve problems worth-solving and create value for others through product-oriented learning
  • Make education personalisable for children, not personalized for them

Day 1 @ 16:30

PLENARY: Outsource weakness, develop strength to reach for greatness

  • Focus on developing children's strengths instead of fixing their deficiencies
  • Teaching children to identify and solve problems worth-solving and create value for others through product-oriented learning
  • Make education personalisable for children, not personalized for them

Day 1 @ 16:30

PLENARY: Outsource weakness, develop strength to reach for greatness

  • Focus on developing children's strengths instead of fixing their deficiencies
  • Teaching children to identify and solve problems worth-solving and create value for others through product-oriented learning
  • Make education personalisable for children, not personalized for them

Day 1 @ 16:30

PLENARY: Outsource weakness, develop strength to reach for greatness

  • Focus on developing children's strengths instead of fixing their deficiencies
  • Teaching children to identify and solve problems worth-solving and create value for others through product-oriented learning
  • Make education personalisable for children, not personalized for them

Day 1 @ 16:30

PLENARY: Outsource weakness, develop strength to reach for greatness

  • Focus on developing children's strengths instead of fixing their deficiencies
  • Teaching children to identify and solve problems worth-solving and create value for others through product-oriented learning
  • Make education personalisable for children, not personalized for them

Day 1 @ 16:30

PLENARY: Outsource weakness, develop strength to reach for greatness

  • Focus on developing children's strengths instead of fixing their deficiencies
  • Teaching children to identify and solve problems worth-solving and create value for others through product-oriented learning
  • Make education personalisable for children, not personalized for them

Day 1 @ 16:30

PLENARY: Outsource weakness, develop strength to reach for greatness

  • Focus on developing children's strengths instead of fixing their deficiencies
  • Teaching children to identify and solve problems worth-solving and create value for others through product-oriented learning
  • Make education personalisable for children, not personalized for them

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