Yuval Noah Harari in conversation with Russell Brand

In September 2018 the inaugural Penguin Talk gave 300 young people from colleges and secondary schools across South London the opportunity to hear from global phenomenon Professor Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens, in conversation with comedian Russell Brand.

Hosted at Lilian Baylis Technology School in Kennington, Harari explored some of the ideas in his latest Sunday Times bestseller, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. During the talk Prof. Harari turned his mind to some of the most urgent questions facing every human being, with a particular focus on changes and decisions which will impact young people in the not-so-distant future, including the future of education and the job market.

Here's the Penguin Talk in full:

Downloadable teaching resource

Click here to download a free resource pack based on Yuval Noah Harari’s latest book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century.

Please note that this resource is designed with Key Stage 5 students in mind. The activities can be used to form one hour-long lesson plus extension tasks, or individually for shorter tutor time or PSHE/Citizenship sessions. Learning outcomes of the activities are mapped to the Government's Careers Guidance for FE Colleges and 6th Form Colleges, and the CDI Framework for Careers.

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