Keri Facer is Professor of Educational and Social Futures at the University of Bristol, Graduate School of Education. She works on rethinking the relationship between formal educational institutions and wider society, in particular in relation to environmental, social and technological disruption.
Her personal blog, with a full list of previous projects, publications and talks is available here http://kerifacer.wordpress.com/
From 2002-2008 Keri was Research Director at Futurelab where she brought together researchers, educators, digital artists, computer scientists and young people to create prototypes of new approaches to education. She has led large scale curriculum design programmes and collaborated with organisations including the BBC, RSA, Baltic Arts Centre, Becta, TDA, Electronic Arts and Microsoft as well as with Local Authorities across the UK. From 2007-2009 she led the Beyond Current Horizons strategic foresight programme for the Department for Children, Schools and Families. This programme brought together researchers from arts, humanities, sciences, engineering and social sciences to examine the challenges that education and society may be facing over the coming century. Her most recent publication is Learning Futures: Education, Technology and Social Change, written while Professor of Education at Manchester Metropolitan University from 2008-2012. She is now an AHRC Leadership Fellow for the Connected Communities Programme, working in particular on researching and imagining the future of the university.
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