‘Education’ Category

Education, Reflection, Soften the Fck Up, Technology

The Year That Was 2012

I used to write these reflective posts every end of the year and it was a great way for me to reflect on how much I’ve learned, unlearned and relearned since the previous years. Then I stopped 2 years ago, because I just got lazy, so here’s an attempt to do them again. 2012 kicked arse. It’s madness, I tell [...]

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Education, Social Change

Youth Leadership and the University

This is an interesting and highly relevant workshop especially for those who are working in the university. As more and more university increase their community engagement strategy, this talk might shed some light on how universities can optimise the potential of the incredible amount of young people in their institutions, and the leadership and awesomeness (for lack of better words) [...]

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Education, Social Innovation, Technology

Technology: Bridging the Gaps

I presented this as a keynote at the recent 12th Asia Pacific Student Services Association (APSSA) Conference at Queensland University of Technology on the 9th of July 2010. The following is a shorten version of the 45 minutes presentation. The challenge with this presentation was that there wasn’t a common interest amongst the delegates and there were delegates from all [...]

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Education, Technology

The Digital Realm: From Stable to Chaos

On Monday, I had the pleasure to attend a lecture on connected learning and the power of social networks by Professor George Siemens (@gsiemens), one of the founders of the idea of connectivism. George is a professor at the Athabasca University in Canada, a member of the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute (TEKRI) and the author of Knowing Knowledge. George [...]

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Back to blogging

So, I am back to blogging, except this time I am turning this blog from a personal blog to more of a blog about what I do and interesting things I come across especially in my research area of education and engagement, and my interest in social change which encompasses social entrepreneurship and social innovation. I’ve been meaning to blog [...]

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