Presented by Walton Family Foundation

Why Education Needs More Big Bets

Mar 6, 2024

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

The ways we teach and learn are changing faster than ever before, but how can we spur innovation that creates positive impacts for all learners? What big bets are needed? From deploying AI to new models of learning, this panel will discuss how we can make big bets – like establishing a DARPA for education – to foster innovation and create true 21st-century learning. Join these experts from edtech, policy, and higher education to learn more about the ecosystem creating, scaling, and harnessing innovation from policy to the classroom.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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John Bailey

American Enterprise Institute

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Titilola Harley

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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Roberto Rodríguez

U.S. Department of Education

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