Friday, July 31, 2009
David Price, UK, General
David is an experienced education consultant, project manager, strategic adviser and public speaker. After working in the music industry, he became involved in education in 1991, lecturing in adult, further, and higher education. In 1994 he helped establish Sir Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, where he was Director of Learning for 7 years.
Since then, he has led national projects in arts and education in the UK (most notably the innovative Musical Futures and Learning Futures projects for the Paul Hamlyn Foundation) and advised companies, third-sector organisations and government departments internationally. His public speaking work has taken him all over the UK and Europe, Australia, New Zealand, USA and China.
The focus of his work is primarily about finding innovative ways to engage learners through more democratic and more relevant forms of education. In June 2008, he was awarded the O.B.E., for services to education. He is a Senior Associate at the Innovation Unit.
ETC: Education, Technology, Culture - currently offline
Where education meets technology and culture.
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