The Future of Liberal Arts
King's College London
14 October 2014
Welcome from Dr Aaron Rosen, opening address by Martin Robinson and student roundtable
Panel discussion on 'The International Context'
Chair: Dr Erika Balsom (KCL)
Fr Feidhlimidh Magennis (St Mary's University College, Belfast)
Dr Volker Balli (Leuphana Universität, Lüneburg, Germany)
Dr Theron Schmidt (KCL)
Dr Emily Pillinger (KCL)
Professor Phil Deans (Richmond)
Professor Frank Furedi, 'Why Liberal Education Matters'
Liberal Arts and School Examinations discussion on 'Are GCSEs and A-levels sufficient for schools that wish to pursue a liberal arts curriculum?'
Chair: Martin Robinson
Tony Sewell (Generating Genius)
Dr. John Taylor (Head of Philosophy and Director of Critical Skills, Rugby; Edexcel EPQ Chief Examiner)
Amanda Spielman (Chair of Ofqual)
Tricia Kelleher (Stephen Perse Foundation)
Panel discussion on 'The Liberal Arts and Universities'
Chair: Dr James Bjork (KCL)
Professor Russel Goulbourne (Dean of The Faculty)
Dr Mike Dobson (University of Exeter)
Carl Gombrich (UCL)
Professor Nigel Tubbs (Winchester)
Dr Eryl Price-Davies (Imperial)
Panel discussion on 'The Liberal Arts and Schools'
Chair : Claire Fox (Director of the Institute of Ideas)
Eddie Playfair (Principal, Newham Sixth Form College)
Martin Robinson (author of Trivium 21c)
Stuart Lock (Deputy Headteacher, Essex)
Hywel Jones (Headteacher, West London Free School)
Marc Sidwell on 'The History of the Liberal Arts'
All the videos were filmed and edited by the following NewVIc second year creative media students (2014):