Nik Kafka

CEO, Teach a Man To Fish

United Kingdom

Founder & CEO of Teach A Man To Fish, Nik Kafka is a former banker who developed a passion for social change. Working on microfinance in Paraguay, he stumbled upon an innovative school aiming not only to teach the poor how to become rural entrepreneurs, but to do so as a self-financing social enterprise. Now, through Teach A Man To Fish, he is on a mission to transform education in developing countries, bringing enterprise into schools. Close to 200,000 young people have benefited directly from Teach A Man To Fish programmes across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Honoured as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, Mr. Kafka was more recently named as one Devex's 40 Under 40 International Development Leaders in London.

08 October, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
TEACHER TALK
Tomorrow’s Teaching: Balancing Knowledge- and Competency-based Learning
What is the optimal balance of knowledge and competence in teaching and learning? The question of whether we should educate future generations with an emphasis on transmitting knowledge, or with a focus on developing competencies, is at the heart of current educational debate.
Keywords: Teaching Strategies
Participating Teacher:
• Armand Doucet, Teacher, Riverview Highschool, Canada
• Justin David Moorman, Head of Faculty, Omar bin Yousef School, UAE
Speakers

Nik Kafka

United Kingdom

CEO, Teach a Man To Fish

Moderators

Pablo Fraser

Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) Analyst, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

07 October, 11:15 am - 12:45 pm
TEACHER LAB
Schools For Success: Educating Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs
How are 21st Century skills and entrepreneurial skills taught using school enterprises as a ‘real world’ experiential learning platform? Participants will walk away from this workshop with hands on tools and a firm grasp of how to teach young people business and entrepreneurial skills so they are better prepared for work and the job creators of tomorrow.
Keywords: 21st Century
Participating Teachers:
• Rashmi Kathuria, Teacher, Kulachi Hansraj Model School, India
Speakers

United Kingdom

Sally Walker

United Kingdom

Senior Programme Manager - School Enterprise Challenge, Teach a Man To Fish

Nik Kafka

United Kingdom

CEO, Teach a Man To Fish