Past Meetup

From the 3 Rs to the 6 Ds – Digital Disruption within Education

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Price: £5.00 /per person

Birkbeck College

Torrington Square WC1E 7HX · London

How to find us

Room B36 is on the basement level

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What lies in the future of education? How will digital technologies, including MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), transform the educational landscape? How should educators respond?

In this talk, Julia Begbie will discuss the impact of digital technologies on global education, and the challenges teachers must overcome to deliver the promise of dramatically better learning opportunities.

About Julia Begbie

Julia is a Director of KLC School of Design ( – a private college offering university-level education based in London but with global online reach. She is at the cutting edge of online teaching, having recently launched the UK’s first synchronous degree in her subject. She and her colleagues were selected by Time Inc. to create and deliver ‘My Design School’ – a online school offering live and social hobby courses.

Meeting logistics:

2pm-4pm, Saturday 5th September 2015.

Venue: Room B36, Birkbeck College (, Torrington Square WC1E 7HX, London.

Room B36 is on the basement floor in the main Birkbeck College building, in Torrington Square (which is a pedestrian-only square). Torrington Square is about 10 minutes walk from either Russell Square or Goodge St tube stations.

Coffee and other light refreshments can be purchased from the Costa Coffee shop in the reception area of the building, either ahead of or after the meeting.

The event will be followed by a chance to continue the discussion in a nearby pub - The Marlborough Arms (, 36 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HJ.

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Covering meeting costs:

A small fee (£5) is payable to attend this meetup. This fee covers room costs. Please pay in advance, online, after you RSVP.

This will be refunded if the meeting is cancelled or rearranged, or if the attendee cancels at least 3 days before the meetup.

Alternatively, if there are still seats available, payment can be made in cash at the door on the day. (Requesting payment in advance assists with accurate planning of the event.)

Journalists are welcome to attend the meeting free-of-charge - please contact the organiser, notifying us in advance of your plans to attend.