Lucy Clark: Beautiful Failures

Past Event

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

When journalist Lucy Clark’s daughter graduated from school as a ‘failure’, Lucy started asking hard questions about the way we measure success. Her book Beautiful Failures explores–through personal and journalistic investigation–the pressure that is placed on kids today: where it comes from, what we can do to reduce it, and how to fix a broken education system that fails too many kids.

Lucy Clark (Australian)

Lucy Clark is a journalist and author of 32 years experience in newspapers and magazines in London, New York, and Sydney. Her book Beautiful Failures : How The Quest for Success is Harming our Kids looks at the broken education system through journalistic investigation and personal experience. She is currently a senior editor at The Guardian Australia

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