Where Does Talent Come From & how do you nurture it?

A one-day conference event presented by Rideout   at the Hyatt Regency, Birmingham

With Speakers:

Germaine Greer, Academic, Author and Journalist Tim Harford, Economist and Author Adrian Furnham, Professor of Psychology University of London John Bergman, founder of Geese Theatre Company (USA) Daniella Genas, Director Aspire4U Laura Caulfield, School of Society, Enterprise and Environment, Bath Spa University In the chair Chris Johnston, Rideout plus others to be announced

Key Themes:

Creativity as means to help identify and nurture talent New thinking to help those at the margins of society realise their abilities How educational practice informs or hinders the potential of young people The issue of balancing social justice with reward for talent Using the arts to help prisoners re-define themselves Strategising for the world of work

The Event is for:

Teachers, Artists, Education Managers, Vocational Guidance Counsellors, Heads of Learning & Skills, Voluntary Sector Workers, University Lecturers

Booking:

If you register your interest to attend the event before 19 May, the cost of attendance is £120 If you book on 19 May or later, the cost of attendance is £160 To register early is not a binding commitment. No payment is required. All prices include the cost of lunch.

For more information about the event, go here<http://www.talent4.org/talent_4/where-does-talent-come-from.aspx>

To pre-register immediately, go here<http://www.talent4.org/events/index.aspx>

The event is a culmination of a two-year European Commission-funded programme led by Rideout across six European countries. Rideout is an arts organisation working widely across the fields of arts, education and criminal justice. More here: www.talent4.org

Talent 4 Europe is a Leonardo Transfer of Innovation project funded under the EU Lifelong Learning Programme (UK/12/LLP-LdV/TOI-594). The responsibility for the content of this email lies solely with the author(s) and not with the European Commission or its agencies.