Listen, read and get involved this #EducationDay

Our top picks of things to listen to, read and get involved with this #EducationDay.


If you’re ready to inspire action for a more compassionate and sustainable future, join Lord Jim Knight at the Learning Planet Festival for a conversation around the wellbeing of people and the planet.

What? ‘Reconnecting with ourselves, others & the planet’. An online panel discussion from Reboot the Future, Our Shared World and Pearson.

When? Monday 24 January, 4:30 – 6:30 pm GMT

How? Register for free via eventbrite (online event).


The UNESCO report behind this year’s Education Day theme, ‘Changing Course, Transforming Education’, looks at the collaborative role of teachers (chapter 5), digital transformation in schools (chapter 6), and the changes that lie ahead (chapter 2).

What? UNESCO’s ‘Reimagining our futures together: a new social contract for education’ is a deep dive into global research on education.

How? Click here to access the full report.

Get involved

We Can Access is hosting an interactive online workshop as part of the Learning Planet Festival where you will learn how to create accessible learning spaces. Students (11+) who are interested in design technology and anyone who supports students with disabilities welcome!

What? Design accessible places! A free, online workshop for parents, teachers and students aged 11+.

When? Monday 24 January, 10:00 am GMT

How? Click here to register via Zoom or follow this link to watch live on YouTube.