Yong Zhao, PhD

Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Education, University of Kansas; Professorial Fellow at the Mitchell Institute for Health and Education Policy, Victoria University; Professor in Educational Leadership, Melbourne Graduate School of Education; Author, Learners Without Borders: New Learning Pathways for All Students (2021), “COVID-19 as Catalyst for Educational Change” (2020, Prospects), and What Works May Hurt – Side Effects in Education (2018); Co-Author, Teaching Students to Become Self-Determined Learners (2020) and An Education Crisis Is a Terrible Thing to Waste: How Radical Changes Can Spark Student Excitement and Success (2019)


Future-Ready Brains

NY Sheraton Times Square Hotel, New York, NY or Virtually via Zoom  April 18-20, 2024

Keynote I: Learning for Uncertainty

The Science of Teaching

The Fairmont, San Francisco, CA or Virtually via Zoom  February 18-20, 2022

Keynote Address IV: Learners Without Borders: Can COVID be a Catalyst for Real Change?

Reaching for Greatness

Westin Copley Place Hotel, Boston, MA  November 16-18, 2018

Keynote Address II: Reach for Greatness: Personalizable Education for All Children

The Science of How We Learn

Held at the historic Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, CA  February 17-19, 2017