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How to launch and run a school network in Africa – an inspiring tale of repeated failure

John Rendel, Founder and Chief Executive, Promoting Equality in African Schools (PEAS)

Date/Time: Tuesday 17 October 2017, 17:30 - 18:45

Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

The founder of the multi-award-winning UK charity, PEAS, discusses the highs and lows of running a network of secondary schools in Africa. Could the UK’s academies-style public–private partnerships play a role in educating the tens of millions of out-of-school children across Africa?