Saku Tuominen is a Finnish entrepreneur who has founded several companies He has been teaching creativity and innovation in more than a hundred companies around the world, and in Aalto University in Helsinki. He has also written 10 books about innovation, the future of office work, good life, human belief systems, everyday creativity, and Italian cuisine. At the moment he concentrates only on improving K12 education globally and his main project is HundrED in which he is the founder and the creative director. He lives in Helsinki, Finland and in Paterno, Italy.
Saku Tuominen will host an informal lunch about what´s next in education in Finland. How will Finland stay innovative and continue to take risks when it already has among the best education systems in the world?
Proof point schools abound across the world: schools that elevate our perception of what is possible for students, and show us that all students are capable of excellence, regardless of their background. Yet we don't see the outcomes from these schools being achieved at a system level. Incremental change is everywhere, but the urgent need for change at scale remains. How can we achieve better outcomes for all students and what is the secret to scale? Through an engaging discussion we’ll explore the bold steps the session’s he speakers are taking toward system change.
Saku Tuominen, co-founder and Creative Director of Scool, will share what he has learned about how to move past talk about the need to reimagine education, and focus on what it takes to actually do it.