Talking activism and electoral reform with David Miliband, Kate Garvey, Lisa Nandy and Gayle Smith

Another brilliant event from Tortoise media – hosting a summit on global leadership at a time when it is incredibly important. I asked David Miliband, CEO of International Rescue Committee & Kate Garvey, co-founder of Project Everyone, for what we can do at home to aid the cause of the sustainable development goals. My questionContinue reading “Talking activism and electoral reform with David Miliband, Kate Garvey, Lisa Nandy and Gayle Smith”

Confident maths lessons at home: a guide for parents with Lucy Rycroft-Smith, hosted by founder Russell Wellbeing

Maths is a subject that can often cause parents and children alike to recoil in fear. I would love to say that this is an undeserved reputation, but given the trauma many experience during their school maths lessons, that just isn’t true. But maths isn’t intrinsically distressing, and being in charge of your child’s mathsContinue reading “Confident maths lessons at home: a guide for parents with Lucy Rycroft-Smith, hosted by founder Russell Wellbeing”

Bestselling Author Matthew Haig speaks out for mental health education reform

Tortoise Media continue to organise and host incredible events – this time allowing Tortoise members to have a conversation with bestselling author Matthew Haig. Matthew has just released his latest novel “The Midnight Library” today, which has jumped straight to the top of my reading list, prioritised over the novel I am currently in theContinue reading “Bestselling Author Matthew Haig speaks out for mental health education reform”

Speaking up for enterprise to the Shadow Chancellor

Tortoise Media continue to host absolutely incredible events. The events that they put together are worth far more than their subscription fee, and they have a free trial, student options and more! I got the chance to speak to Anneliese Dodds and put forward the case for a more compassionate and supportive employment system. MyContinue reading “Speaking up for enterprise to the Shadow Chancellor”

Founder Russell Wellbeing speaking at the first Global Schools Alliance conference

I am currently at their second conference and was reminded that I was at their first! This was the first educational conference that I attended! First question 1.32.30, second question 1:44:00. Ignore the beard. Global Schools Alliance is an incredible organisation doing tremendous work in this world. The entire world is dedicated to finding everContinue reading “Founder Russell Wellbeing speaking at the first Global Schools Alliance conference”

Founder Russell Wellbeing speaking up for holistic education at Tortoise Education Summit

With 500 top educators in attendance, and countless high profile educators, the public chat function was excellent in communicating with the very best in the business. Our co-founder Josh “Russell Wellbeing” was able to put key questions to those at the forefront of academia, politics and social media influencing: A very useful discussion, worth watchingContinue reading “Founder Russell Wellbeing speaking up for holistic education at Tortoise Education Summit”