Delivered by Distinguished Speaker Nikhil Goyal, 17-year-old author and speaker. Every nine seconds, a student drops out of school. Why? For a majority, school is not relevant to them. The education system isn’t broken— it’s doing exactly what it was intended to do — create compliant cogs in machines. Students are desperately craving a learning renaissance where the old order of education is shattered and institutions are forced to either adapt and reinvent, or go extinct. Imagine if we transformed schools into social engines and public spaces for tinkering, hacking, and disrupting. Imagine kids loving school each and every day. We will examine these ideas and questions like: What role does inquiry play in learning? How can students take agency over their learning experiences? How can we reinvent schools from scratch?
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