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Theme: Lessons that can't be taught.

This event occurred on
February 18, 2023
Croydon, Croydon
United Kingdom

With most of our education in the confines of a classroom, teaching literacy , maths and science TedxCroydon reflects on what can't be learnt in a classroom.

Join us to hear from our expert speakers who will share their knowledge and ideas to challenge, entertain and inspire.

Royal Russell
Coombe Lane
Croydon, Croydon, CR9 5BX
United Kingdom
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Asif Sadiq

Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
Sadiq has a long and rich career in the diversity and inclusion space with senior executive roles at adidas, The Telegraph Media Group, EY Financial Services and the City of London Police. He has been identified as one of the most influential Global D&I Leaders by Hive Learning and occupies a place on the CIPD’s Top 20 Power List. He is a winner of numerous awards including the highly commended Head of Diversity Award at the European Diversity Awards and was honoured with an MBE in 2017 by the Queen and granted the freedom of the City of London in 2016.

Jordan Wylie

Jordan Wylie is an extreme adventurer, Sunday Times bestselling author and the current UK national ambassador for the Army Cadet Force. He is perhaps best known for being one of the stars of Channel 4’s award winning TV shows, Hunted and Celebrity Hunted. The former British soldier is a passionate outdoorsman and mental health champion that uses his global profile to inspire, educate and support the next generation of young people.

Neil Jurd OBE

Leadership Coach
Neil Jurd is a global expert in leadership development. He is the Founder of Leader Connect, and author of The Leadership Book – the bestselling handbook to leadership and team development. His articles on leadership and team development regularly feature in international business publications and he is often a guest on leadership podcasts. Leader Connect run highly effective leadership development courses for organisations, based on the theory in The Leadership Book. Neil founded the Michelle Jurd Trust, which promotes character education and adventure for young people, and as a volunteer he is Director of adult leadership development for the Army Cadets UK

Patrick Monhan

Stand up Comedian
Patrick Monahan (born 23 June 1976) is an Irish-Iranian[1] comedian, who won the television competition series Take the Mike in 2001 and Show Me the Funny in 2011.[2] He has performed regularly at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ruban Pillai

Awareness Speaker
I first started public speaking to overcome my fear of stuttering. Now I speak to spread awareness of the challenge and help people get out of their own way and express themselves. Public speaking is one of the most common fears so you are not alone. Take your first step by joining a public speaking club and you can turn one of your greatest fears into your strongest skill

Suleman Raza

A British Pakistani Entrepreneur
Suleman Raza is the founder of Spice Village Restaurants & Grand Sapphire Hotels. In addition, he founded the praised ‘One Million Meals’ initiative. Suleman Raza is also the owner of the Mirpur Royals cricket team in the Kashmir Premier League.

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