14 – Brad Twynham – Learning Without Borders

By Nick Burnett

What does it take to raise and educate amazing kids? How can we best prepare them for the astonishing future that is coming up? The research and everyday options can sometimes seem overwhelming, and so, in this series of podcasts, Nick Burnett and Tony Ryan will offer some practical insights for educators and parents alike. With a focus on 12-year-old Georgie, who will be 32 years old in 2039 AD, they will outline a number of key elements on what is needed to help her live a fulfilling life.

In Episode 14 Nick talks with Brad Twynham about:

· A chance meeting with Larry Page
· Creating better connections between home and school
· How might we make lifelong learning really happen
· Rehearsing the future
· The Learning Without Borders Tapestry
· Schools as Learning Villages
· The importance of wisdom
· Technology and the Montessori approach

Bio for Podcast:

Brad Twynham is a Technology Entrepreneur and Innovator who over his first 20 years of business life has

successfully co-founded and exited three award winning enterprise technology startups. On exiting his last

startup in 2015 and returning to the Central Coast of NSW where he now resides, Brad co-founded a Montessori Primary School. He is now Chairs the Board of that School and has been working on a Program within the School called “The Learning Village” which is redefining what the role of a school is in the community. The Learning without Borders Program is a key element of the learning Village and is becoming an open sourced project to define the school of the future using a pragmatic and flexible framework.

Brad currently is a Global Faculty Member of Singularity U, a Technology Strategist and Internationally recognised Leadership Expert.

We are intending to opensource the Learning without Borders Project. If anyone is interested in participating

then we would love to hear from you. Please drop me an email or Private Message through one of my Social

Channels if you are interested.

Facebook: @bmltwynham

Twitter: btwynham

Linkedin: Brad Twynham

website: www.bradtwynham.com

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