Shaila Ittycheria Enstitute Meet Education Project

MEP #033 with Shaila Ittycheria, Co-founder of Enstitute – Apprenticeships for 21st Century Careers

What if you could learn alongside a proven CEO and founder in an industry you were curious about?  Imagine learning about finance, sales & marketing, & product development through direct application on a daily basis.  Would you learn more than studying these disciplines in college?

Could this be a viable solution for the much publicized skills gap that learners and employers are experiencing to power the 21st century economy?

Well, I discuss the apprenticeship model with Shaila Ittycheria, co-founder of Enstitute.  Don’t miss it!

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Openwords EdTech Startup Profile EDUKWEST

Openwords – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: Openwords
Headquarters: Bloomington, USA
Vertical: Language Learning
Tech: Web App, Mobile App

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Phil Hill Mindwires Consulting Meet Education Project

MEP #028 with Phil Hill from MindWires Consulting

Interested in the current and future state of colleges and universities? What about online education, and its potential impact on learning? Well you’ll love this episode with Phil Hill!  Don’t miss his insights on these issues and much more.  Enjoy!

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LearnLaunch Applications EDBRIEF

EDBRIEF: LearnLaunch Applications open for 4th Cohort

Boston-based edtech accelerator LearnLaunch is now accepting applications for its 4th cohort. Edtech startups with transformative ideas for K-12, higher ed and educational infrastructure can apply until June 30.

The new cohort will start in September 2015.

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Tom Vander Ark Getting Smart Learn Capital Meet Education Project

MEP #027 with Tom Vander Ark from Getting Smart and Learn Capital

We had a very special guest drop by MEP for Episode 027…Tom Vander Ark!  Tom is a dynamo in the education industry, and provides a unique perspective as a former business executive, school superintendent, author, and current venture capitalist in education.

Tom and I chat about “personalization vs. standardization” in public education, innovative school models, and trends for 2014.  You DO NOT want to miss this!

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