School hosts global seminar
THE Fallibroome Academy is again hosting the annual TEDx Youth@ Manchester seminar which will be broadcast across the world.
Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) is a non-profit organisation which is enables people worldwide to view the same seminar from locations across the globe.
The event is on Wednesday, November 5, with 450 students and teachers from Fallibroome and other local schools coming together for the talks.
Guest speakers this year include journalist Holly Baxter, co-author of the book and online magazine ‘The Vagenda’, who will talk about the depiction of women in the media, and University of Liverpool Psychology lecturer, Ben Ambridge, who will reveal the Top 10 Myths of Psychology.
Author and journalist Nick Hunt will recount his journey on foot from the Hook of Holland to Istanbul and graphic novelist Karrie Fransman will explain why we should be taking comics more seriously.
Finally Alex Baker and Chris Rose will demonstrate the concept behind their company ‘Sent into Space’ with footage from their recent balloon launches into near space which have received international attention.
Performances will be provided by students from Fallibroome and Chethams School of Music.
There are still places available.
To book your seat call Alison Nuttall on 01625 827898.
Anyone wishing to watch the event online can join the live stream from 9am using the following link: https:// www.ted.com/tedx/ events/13551