Richmond parents and community members are invited to a free discussion and presentation with internationally recognized professor and author, Yong Zhao.
May 1, 2018 | 7 – 8:30 pm (English Session)
- Richmond Secondary
- Multi-Purpose Room
- Register here: http://bit.ly/2H9Xx0t(link is external)
May 2, 2018 | 7 – 8:30 pm (Mandarin Session)
- (Cantonese translators available)
- MacNeill Secondary
- Register here: http://bit.ly/2qG0S05(link is external)
Yong Zhao is a Foundation Distinguished Professor in the School of Education at the University of Kansas. He is also a professorial fellow at the Mitchell Institute for Health and Education Policy, Victoria University in Australia as well as a Global Chair at the University of Bath, UK. Yong Zhao has received numerous awards including the Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association, Outstanding Public Educator from Horace Mann League of USA, and DistinguishedAchievement Award in Professional Development from the Association of Education Publishers. He is an elected fellow of the International Academy for Education and is recognized as one of the most influential education scholars. His work focuses on the implications of globalization and technology on education. He has published over 100 articles and 30 books, including Counting What Counts: Reframing Education Outcomes (2016) and World Class Learners: Educating.