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By on March 1, 2018

Learning out Loud: Social Entrepreneurship (Pt. 1)

In today’s episode, the first part of a two-part series, Kate Salmon interviews Alex Gill, Social Entrepreneur and Director of the Social Ventures Zone at Ryerson University. They are also joined by Beth Eden, the current Digital Content Coordinator student at Learnography and Social Entrepreneur. Beth is is currently working with World Merit, a social […]

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By on January 30, 2018

Learning Out Loud: An Interview with Charlene Bearhead

In the first of this two part series, our CEO, Amy Coupal, interviews Charlene Bearhead. Charlene, an accomplished educator and innovator, talks about Canada’s residential school system and its devastating impact on generations of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. She shares her abundance of knowledge, stressing the importance of education in the reconciliation process. […]

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By on January 5, 2018

DisruptHR 5.0: The talks, the tweets, and the transformations

This year marked my third time attending DisruptHR: I first covered the event in 2015, then came back as a speaker in 2016. This year I returned to reconnect with my now-favourite community of workplace disruptors, and I brought my CEO Amy along! Now, Amy is a busy lady, and she made a point of […]

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By on November 24, 2017

I4PL 2017: Through the Interns’ Eyes

I4PL 2017 (Institute for Performance and Learning) is a conference that brings together professionals in the performance and learning sector to share the newest and latest ideas and innovations in L&D today. During this time, the Learnography team had the chance to also partake in the festivities by exhibiting our booth on their trade show […]

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By on November 3, 2017

Ethnography: It’s EPIC

Last month, I attended the EPIC conference on Advancing the Valuing of Ethnography in Industry in Montreal, Quebec. And it was truly epic. The annual conference brought together a dynamic group of practitioners, scholars, and business innovators from across the technology and design sectors to share, discuss, and open new opportunities to bring ethnographic practice […]

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By on October 26, 2017

EDIT: The Future is Awesome

The first ever Expo for Design, Innovation and Technology (EDIT) was hosted by the Design Exchange from September 28 to October 8. It was, in a word, epic. Learnography was joined by innovators from around the world to showcase the ways we leverage design and technology to improve the future through shelter, nourishment, education, and […]

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By on October 12, 2017

The Joy Imperative

Attending the 2017 Symposium on Educator Wellbeing was an affirmation of so many things I have come to love about teaching conferences. The environment was relaxed and friendly. The attendees were passionate and supportive. The sessions were inspiring, informative, and very, very funny. The educators gathered to share their stories were unified in their belief […]

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By on August 25, 2017

The role of education in reconciliation

“It was the educational system that has contributed to this problem in our country and it is the educational system, we believe, that is going to get us out of this.” These words were first spoken nearly six years ago by the Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) on […]

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By on July 28, 2017

Strong Theme of Identity at the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education

I was on the ground yesterday at the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE), which brought together over 3,000 indigenous educators and researchers from all over the world. The program includes two days of sessions for young leaders who want to explore their passions and develop their skills. I marveled at the diversity of […]

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By on July 7, 2017

Learnography’s Extended Family

One of the best things about working at Learnography is the people you meet–whether those people are team members here in the office, or the clients, partners, and contacts we get to work with along the way. In the spirit of community (and with Learnography’s Annual Report just weeks away from publication), I thought I […]

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