A woman in a public forum demonstrates TED Talks for higher education.

5 TED Talks for higher education


If you need a dose of inspiration, here are a few TED Talks for higher education that should do the trick

Most everyone knows what TED Talks are. The talks are so popular that many cities, including colleges and universities, host their own TED conferences and education talks. And TED Talks for higher education in particular offer wisdom and insight.

The talks range from inspiring to humorous and cautionary, but there’s something we can learn from each speaker’s experience.

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Here, we’ve gathered a handful of TED Talks for higher education. From college access and math to learning how to debate and build creative confidence, these TED Talks touch on a variety of topics.

Some are a couple years old, and others are brand new, but they all have one thing in common: they’ll get you thinking about higher education’s place in society, its future, and what learning truly means.

Laura Ascione