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MetaLearn helps you take your learning to the next level and master anything by exploring the fundamentals of accelerated learning and skill acquisition. Whether you’re looking to build a business, learn a language or pick up a sport, you’ll learn the principles and techniques needed to succeed, as well as gaining insights from the experts and thought leaders driving the global learning revolution.

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MetaLearn helps you take your learning to the next level and master anything by exploring the fundamentals of accelerated learning and skill acquisition. Whether you’re looking to build a business, learn a language or pick up a sport, you’ll learn the principles and techniques needed to succeed, as well as gaining insights from the experts and thought leaders driving the global learning revolution.

    ML136: Daisy Christodoulou on Why Technology isn't Neutral, Reflections on 21st Century Skills and EdTech Thought Leaders

    ML136: Daisy Christodoulou on Why Technology isn't Neutral, Reflections on 21st Century Skills and EdTech Thought Leaders

    Daisy Christodoulou is the author of the new book 'Teachers vs Tech?’ and the Director of Education at No More Marking. In episode we discuss:
    - Why technology isn’t neutral, despite what Silicon Valley wants you to believe
    - Daisy’s feedback on my ideas about the key 21st century skills
    - The thought leaders Daisy admires in the learning and education space
    This episode will help you reflect on how you use technology in your learning and point you towards some amazing thinkers and companies.

    • 32 min
    ML135: Daisy Christodoulou on Why Facts Matter, Personalised Learning that Works and the Case for an EdTech Revolution

    ML135: Daisy Christodoulou on Why Facts Matter, Personalised Learning that Works and the Case for an EdTech Revolution

    Daisy Christodoulou is the author of 'Teachers vs Tech?’ and the Director of Education at No More Marking. In episode we discuss:
    - How tech can help improve education through adaptive learning and spaced repetition
    - Why teaching facts is still important for foundational knowledge
    - The bad ideas behind edtech disasters including a Pearson-Apple collaboration
    This episode will give you insight into the learning process and dispel the myths that are harming the way we think about education.

    • 42 min
    ML134: Warren Shaeffer on Audio First Learning, Launching a Startup and How To Filter Experts

    ML134: Warren Shaeffer on Audio First Learning, Launching a Startup and How To Filter Experts

    Warren Shaeffer is the CEO and Co-Founder of Knowable, an audio-first learning platform. In this episode we discuss:
    - How to launch a startup including finding a co-founder and building a product
    - The audio revolution and why audio first learning has so much potential
    - The importance of expertise and how to select for it on the internet
    So whether you’re looking to supercharge your learning or find experts you can trust, this has you covered.

    • 47 min
    ML133: Julian Treasure on Lessons from 5 TED Talks, The Audio Revolution and How to Speak so that People Want to Listen

    ML133: Julian Treasure on Lessons from 5 TED Talks, The Audio Revolution and How to Speak so that People Want to Listen

    Julian Treasure is sound and communication expert, acclaimed TED Speaker and the founder of The Sound Agency. In this episode we discuss:
    - How a recent health scare altered Julian’s perspective on life and work
    - Julian’s tips for effective public speaking, based on his five TED talks
    - The future of audio and what the current revolution means for you
    Julian is a true master of his craft so if you’re looking to improve as a communicator you’ll get a lot out of this episode.

    • 38 min
    ML132: Roei Deutsch on Best Practices from Military Intelligence, Running a Political Campaign and Building a Business School for the Self Made

    ML132: Roei Deutsch on Best Practices from Military Intelligence, Running a Political Campaign and Building a Business School for the Self Made

    Roei Deutsch is the CEO of Jolt, a Business School for the self-made that gives you a competitive advantage from day one. In this episode we discuss:
    - The learning best practices used by the military intelligence unit in the IDF
    - The key insights about communication from a political campaign
    - The skills knowledge workers need to thrive in the 21st century
    This conversation was a packed full of useful ideas that will make you reflect on your learning and what you can do better.

    • 40 min
    ML131: John Collins on Becoming a Polymath, The Future of Synthetic Biology and Getting into Creative Flow

    ML131: John Collins on Becoming a Polymath, The Future of Synthetic Biology and Getting into Creative Flow

    Dr John Collins is an innovation consultant, technologist and entrepreneur. In this episode we discuss:
    - How to become a polymath and productively spread time across projects
    - The future of synthetic biology and the innovations emerging from the field
    - John’s approach to tapping in to creativity individually and in groups
    The conversation also covers the ethics of technological progress and the problems with linear thinking and will help inspire you to reconnect with your natural curiosity.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

imfthe734 ,

Entertaining, informative and through-provoking

I always enjoy listening to the varied topics covered in this podcast, and the conversations are invariably interesting and dynamic. As someone interested in education, it’s great to have this curated collection of perspectives and schools of thought. Thank you, Nasos!

Germanjames ,

Feel like I am in a gripping conversation

It’s like being at one of those dinner parties where fortune sits you next to interesting people that you could learn from, and there are plenty of times I’ve wanted to chip into the conversation.

Benzym ,

The craftsman of learning education

Wonderful information and knowledge curated, digested and beautifully articulated. Nasos is a constant source of inspiration, with great guests in the art of learning.

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