Dr. Yong Zhao

Dr. Yong Zhao is a world-renowned scholar, author and speaker. His work focuses on the implications that globalization and technology have on education.  He has lectured globally about the importance of nurturing student individuality, creativity and entrepreneurial talents. Dr. Zhao is currently the Foundation Distinguished Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, School of Education at the University of Kansas. Recent publications include: World Class Learners (2012), Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon?(2014), Counting What Counts (2015), and you can follow his blog at http://zhaolearning.com.


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