From Ed Tech to Learning

I've been working in educational technology for the last 12 years and during that time I've come to the disappointing realisation that the mission of most Ed Tech is focussed only on facilitating administration of education. On top of that, the products that aren’t addressing administration needs are essentially concerned with the distribution of content. … Continue reading From Ed Tech to Learning

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Blockchain in Education

I was asked to do a bit of analysis of Blockchain technology for my job at CSU and investigate what the potential is at this point in time as a learning technology. I've been digging into Blockchain for quite a while now, the technology intrigued me when it first appeared and so too did the … Continue reading Blockchain in Education

Into India

So I’m off to India. I meant to post this yesterday when the media embargo was lifted but I went through a mad rush to pack and prepare. Last year there was a call to join a Young Entrepreneur Boot Camp supported by the New South Wales Government. I applied and was lucky to get … Continue reading Into India

Earn or Learn, Eat or Read

Reason students leave school: time and money. For many it’s earn or learn, eat or read... today’s system is not designed for today’s students. #asugsv2018 https://twitter.com/DesieLiz/status/986281713453056000/photo/1 https://twitter.com/DesieLiz/status/986281713453056000 This tweet hit my timeline this morning as I sipped my coffee. It stuck in my craw. The debate around the education system doesn't seem particularly fruitful, instead … Continue reading Earn or Learn, Eat or Read