Secondary Whole School RSA Lectures Videos

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Tim Gill – Risk and Childhood

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Is our risk-averse approach to childhood ruining the experience? Tim Gill says that we are over-protecting our children. Looking at our approach to playgrounds, child protection and 'bad behaviour', he argues that we...

Wangari Maathai – A Life in Conservation

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai speaks at the RSA From her humble roots in rural Kenya to international acclaim as 'the woman who planted a million trees', Wangari Maathai's life and can-do attitude are insp...

Howard Gardner – Future Minds

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A focus on the types of minds needed for the globalised world Renowned psychology professor and author of books on multiple intelligences, Howard Gardner proposes five ways of thinking he believes necessary for the f...

Oliver James – Affluenza

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A psychologist argues that affluence influences mental illness Controversial psychologist Oliver James believes that there is a direct causal relationship between mental health and affluence - that the materialistic ...

Steve Jones – The Literary Ape

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A professor questions if humans are still chimps who write books Steve Jones, Professor of Genetics at University College London, reflects on the 'Literary Darwinist' question: how much are we chimps and do we write ...