Charles fadel presents B-T's Inaugural 21st Century Education Lecture
Brownell-Talbot hosted Charles Fadel, Global Education Research Lead at Cisco Systems, and board member of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, at its inaugural 21st Century Education Lecture event.
Mr. Fadel is co-author of “21st Century Skills — Learning for Life in Our Times,” the book referred to in our EducationMattersblog.com post and the primary topic of the lecture. Mr. Fadel brings to the forefront the importance of ensuring that our children are well educated to meet whatever the future holds. He has consulted with a wide variety of education ministries/boards including Massachusetts, France, Chile, Brazil, Costa Rica, Tunisia, and the Dominican Republic, and has worked on education projects with more than thirty countries and states.
He is a visiting scholar at Wharton/UPenn where he recently taught a class on Technologies for Learning. He presently advises two non-profit organizations, and an innovative school system in Chile (Innova100). He has recently served on the Massachusetts Governor’s Readiness Project as well as its 21st Century Skills task force.
Mr. Fadel has been awarded five patents on video, content, and communication technologies. He holds a bachelor of science in electronics with course concentration in quantum and solid-state physics with a minor in neuroscience, and a master of business administration in international marketing. An avid reader, he has autodidactically learned disciplines such evolutionary psychology, comparative linguistics, and classical history.
As a school intensely dedicated to this mission, Brownell-Talbot is pleased to share his presentation.