Charles Fadel is a global education thought leader and futurist, author and inventor, with several active affiliations; his work spans the continuum of Schools, Higher Education, and Workforce Development/Lifelong Learning:
Founder and chairman of the Center for Curriculum Redesign (Boston, Massachusetts), focused on “Making Education More Relevant” and answering the question: “What should students learn for the 21st century? In an age of Artificial Intelligence”
He has contributed to and has been featured by media such as National Public Radio (NPR), the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), the Huffington Post, eSchool News, Education Week, University Business, Technology & Learning, and many others.
His most recent, ground-breaking book “Artificial Intelligence in Education” has just been published. His former, highly influential book “Four-Dimensional Education” has been translated in ten languages (framework in 20 languages) including Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, German, mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Korean. He is also the co-author of best-selling book “21st Century Skills” (Wiley) which has become a worldwide moniker, and has been translated in mandarin Chinese (simplified, and traditional), Korean and Russian.
Charles consults selectively with high-potential jurisdictions, schools, universities, corporations and foundations around the globe. He has contributed to education projects in more than thirty countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Finland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, and the United States, to name a few.
Charles has been awarded seven patents on: video (3), social networking (2), web content (1), and communication (1) technologies. He holds a bachelor of science in electronics with course concentration in quantum/solid-state physics, and a master of business administration in international marketing. He also attended courses in electrical engineering at the master level, with electives in neuroscience and statistics. An avid reader, he has autodidactically learned emerging disciplines such as evolutionary psychology. He also enjoys the lessons of classical history.