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Ep. 23: Innovation in Education with Peter Hostrawser

In this episode, Ziz and Pam talk about innovation in education with Peter Hostrawser. He shares his outlook as an educator and entrepreneur on the changing landscape of education. The world today demands more from our younger generation and we need to allow them to step up and become design thinkers and creative problem solvers. […]

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Ep. 19: The Future of Work with Tim Salau

In this episode, Ziz and Pam get to discuss the future of work with Tim Salau, the CEO and founder of Guide. His mission is to “strengthen the bonds people share through compassionate action.” Tim hosts Unleashing the Future of Work (UTFOW), a live online series available on LinkedIn Live, Spotify, and Apple Podcast. Guide […]

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Ep. 18: Preparing for the Shift in Higher Education, part 2

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Ep. 17: Preparing for the Shift in Higher Education

In this episode, Ziz and Pam discuss the shift that is happening in higher education as our economy changes and technology evolves.  As the corporate economy gives way to the gig and sharing economy, we need to better prepare our children for the future of work. The four-year degree is no longer the “golden ticket” […]

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Ep. 16: Mentor Up

In this episode, Ziz and Pam talk about the value of mentorship for today’s youth. Formal or informal, mentorship is the future. As educations shifts away from the “sage on the stage” model, new pathways for experiential learning are emerging. They provide opportunities for child-directed, interest-based development. Instead of telling kids what to think, we […]

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Ep. 15: Why Soft Skills are Critical in the 21st Century

In this episode, Ziz and Pam talk about the importance of soft skills in the new economy, not just for getting a job, but for navigating a successful life. These are human, interpersonal, relationship skills. How are these skills developed? It’s about creating experiences, relationship and mentorship opportunities, and embracing our humanness. The rise of […]

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Ep. 14: What is Lifelong Learning?

In this episode, Ziz and Pam discuss what it means to be a lifelong learner. Given the rapid pace of technological change in our world, students need to R.E.A.D. The ‘R’ stands for responsibility. It is the student’s responsibility to upskill and continually learn new ways of doing things so that they can adapt to changing […]

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Ep. 11: To Gap or Not to Gap

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Ep. 10: What’s A Parent to Do?

In this episode, Ziz and Pam discuss the role of parents in preparing kids for life in the 21st century. Our students are caught between two worlds; one is the antiquated, one-track-for-all school system and the other is the rapidly changing workplace, advancing with technology at hyperspeed. We’ve entered the fourth industrial revolution and unfortunately, […]

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Ep. 9: 7 Ways to Inspire Engaged Learning

As technology advances, we need to adapt, learn the new way, or risk being left behind. As our homes and workplaces continue to transform, updated skill sets are required for work in the new economy. In this episode, Ziz and Pam talk about redefining the role schools play in preparing our students for the future. […]