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Social Entrepreneurship with Alex Gill and Beth Eden (Part 2)
In the second episode of the two-part series of the entrepreneurship podcast, Kate continues her conversation with Alex and Beth. They discuss money, international relationships, the challenges and opportunities of being social entrepreneurs, and the ability to constantly learn as you go. They also expand on the how international entrepreneurship has taken an important role in both of their work.
Social Entrepreneurship with Alex Gill and Beth Eden (Part 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 also joined by Beth Eden, the current Digital Content Coordinator student at Learnography and social entrepreneur.
A social entrepreneur is someone who creates an enterprise with the aim of solving a social problem. Alex and Beth discuss how to develop a social purpose to drive a social enterprise. They share what the role means to them and their experience of working with other entrepreneurs.
Charlene Bearhead-Part 2
In the second episode of a two part series, Amy Coupal, CEO of Learnography continues her conversation with Charlene Bearhead. Charalene, Education Coordinator for the National Inquiring into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls and accomplished educator and innovator continues the conversation about the role of education and Canadian curriculum to develop the reconciliation process and build relationships between Canadians and indigenous communities.
Charlene Bearhead Part 1
In the first of a two part series of Learning out Loud, Amy Coupal, CEO of Learnography
interviews Charlene Bearhead. Charlene, an accomplished educator and innovator talks about Canada's residential school system and its devastating impact on on generations of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. She shares her abundance of knowledge, stressing the importance of education in the reconciliation process. She expands on how educating students in indigenous communities and throughout Canada is important to raise a conscious and proactive future generation with indigenous knowledge that is built on truth of Canadian history. Through education, her goal is to build intercultural understanding, empathy and respect.
Charlene is the Education Coordinator for the National Inquiring into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls and has worked on many initiatives including serving a the Co-Chair for the Downie Wenjack Fund Board of Directors, a member of the indigenous education advisory circle at Pathways to Education Canada, provides support for Alberta Joint Commitment to Action to Education Reconciliation and was formerly the first Education Lead for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Back in September 2017, the Ontario provincial government announced that they would begin collecting and analyzing demographic data on the race and ethnicity of students across its school boards. In this episode, our Content Strategist Kaila Simoneau sits down with PhD candidate Sam Tecle to discuss the value of generating race-based data in education studies, and the importance of engaging with local communities in sociological research.
Docs for Schools Part Two
In this second episode of a two part series, Learnography's Media Manager, Danijel Margetic continues his conversation with Lesley Sparks(@LesleyASparks), Education and Youth Programs Manager from HotDocs (hotdocs.ca) and Gemsy Joseph, Teacher Librarian at Toronto's Harbord Collegiate to talk about the power of documentaries for teaching and learning!