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Winner of the $1m TED Talk Prize confirmed as speaker

Professor Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University and winner of the 2013 $1m TED Talk Prize, has been confirmed at the latest speaker at The Big Hope 2.

Professor Mitra was given the $1m TED Prize in 2013 in recognition of his work and to help build a School in the Cloud, a creative online space where children from all over the world can gather to answer 'big questions', share knowledge and benefit from help and guidance from online educators. 


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Rt Hon Lord David Alton and Father Michael Lapsely confirmed for 2018!

We're delighted to confirm the Rt Hon Lord David Alton and Father Michael Lapsely will be attending The Big Hope 2 in 2018.

Lord Alton said: "The Big Hope is a brilliant opportunity to bring together a rising generation whose friendships, ideals, and leadership, can help create a more hopeful and just world than the one into which they were born.”