LEARNING TOGETHER is a branded content initiative for BBVA in collaboration with EL PAIS, the most influential Spanish-language newspaper. It’s a platform that includes +140 stories in video format featuring influential scientists, psychologists, elite athletes, artists, astronauts, communicators, architects and educators sharing how a successful Education system for the 21st Century should look like. The platform also includes a set of free, online, courses for schools/parents to help them teach young people basic skills such as conflict resolution, public speaking and emotional intelligence. Since its launch in 2018, the series has clocked up over 600M views.
She is one of the most important women in science in the 21st century. Jane Goodall's eyes shine when she shares the stories of her life as a primatologist, now converted into great life lessons about science and education: "Be curious and make mistakes, be patient and do not give up," says, again and again, this extraordinary woman.
As a child he never thought about devoting his life to Education: "Our lives are a constant process of creative decisions and improvisation. So when I went to school, I had no idea what I wanted to do. " Today, this educator, writer and communicator, is a world leader in Education. Robinson thinks that our current educational system needs a radical transformation and considers the role of teachers decisive. "It is difficult to overestimate the importance of teachers in your life" he says, "it is a profession with many dimensions, one of the most demanding jobs that a person can have." Against exams and the hierarchy of subjects, he defends that creativity is one of the most important skills schools should teach to children: "is the essence of what it means to be human".
Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, Carol Dweck is a leading researcher on human motivation, why people succeed (or don’t) and what’s within our control to foster success. Her theory of the two mindsets (fixed and growth) and the difference they make in outcomes one of the most relevant proposals for current education. In this conversation she explains why it is key that our children learn with a growth mindset, based on the belief that our basic qualities are things we can cultivate through our education and efforts.