education

SkyGems Podcast Episode 38: Jenny O’Fee

“Calm is a Superpower. Calmness is really important in a leader. We need to remain calm and be able to take considered and collaborative decisions and support your team,” said Jenny O’Fee.

Tune in to SkyGems Academy Podcast Episode 38 – Jenny O’Fee sharing her ideas, view points and experiences: https://anchor.fm/skygems

 

“Balance in general has been one of the biggest challenges for everyone. Balancing parents, students, teachers, and just being able to keep some equilibrium in all of our lives. We will continue to keep the balance,” said Jenny O’Fee.

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SkyGems Podcast Episode 37: Erick Mukiira

“The world outside of school has many challenges and problems that needs students to use their wisdom and life skills. Unfortunately these skills are not deliberately taught in school,” said Erick Mukiira.

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“As educators we have to be determined, we have to be hardworking. We have to be lifelong learners. We need to inspire people to achieve more than what they think they can achieve,” said Erick Mukiira.

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SkyGems Podcast Episode 36: Iain Sallis

“We’ve got this Yin and Yang. We’ve got this paradox where we’ve been in isolation but we continue to work effectively as a team to achieve success in the shortest period of time,” said Iain Sallis.

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“When we look back at the period on how we’ve responded as a leadership team, we’ve responded with the right behavior patterns. That’s going to drive us forward and benefit us in the future,” said Iain Sallis.

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SkyGems Podcast Episode 35: Gunter Boos

 “No, this is not the future. This is the reality we have to face. This is not something coming up in future. It is existing in our day to day business. Therefore, the teachers have no time to say oh, I will learn how to conduct e-learning and blended learning sometimes in the future. It is now,” said Gunter Boos.

 

Tune in to SkyGems Academy Podcast Episode 35 – Gunter Boos sharing his ideas, view points and experiences: https://anchor.fm/skygems

 “Nothing is stable. Anything can happen at any time, any moment, any day. We have to react rapidly, in a good way, in a positive way. Embrace change and new ways of doing things,” said Gunter Boos.

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SkyGems Podcast Episode 34: Marcela Rueda

“This a big storm. We were all in this big storm together but sailing from different boats. Some people are sailing in canoes and some are sailing in big ships. We are facing the same storm but on different boats,” said Marcela Rueda.

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“The new culture of behavior, is how am I going to behave, to take care of myself and take care of others as well. To protect myself and protect others and to build a new world all together,” said Marcela Rueda.

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SkyGems Podcast Episode 33: Marlon Dominguez

“We have been talking about blended learning and flipped classrooms for so long now. But the full implementation of those methodologies didn’t happen before COVID-19. This pandemic, somehow forced schools to work that way. I think schools will continue to fully implement blended learning and flipped classrooms once the pandemic is over,” said Marlon Dominguez.

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“Being flexible allows you to adjust and reinvent yourself in tight times of change and collaborate with others to achieve a common goal increases effectiveness. This is a very important skill to master not only for the education industry, but for life,” said Marlon Dominguez.

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SkyGems Podcast Episode 32: Emma Rowlands

“It became an adventure, a very humbling adventure, trying to figure out how best to teach in a way we had never thought before. The students became our guide,” said Emma Rowlands.

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“Hopefully education is going to change a lot and the model will be adaptive and constantly adapting to the needs of our modern society,” said Emma Rowlands.

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SkyGems Podcast Episode 31: Hatem Mahmoud

“The current K-12 Education does not prepare students for the future. We need to provide the learners of today with the lifelong learning tools and effective 21st century skills that help them prepare themselves in their own way and their own pace for their own future,” said Hatem Mahmoud.

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“Educators are not the source of knowledge nowadays. Knowledge is everywhere and accessible in a click. We’re just here to help you search for the reliable pieces of knowledge and facilitate ways of using this knowledge to create your own life experience. So it’s your life. You live it your own way. Just take a story or two from your ancestors,” said Hatem Mahmoud.

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SkyGems Podcast Episode 30: Conrad Hughes

“Develop your character. Follow your passion and nurture your passion. Be curious. If you don’t have a passion, be curious, keep an open mind. Master what you can and learn how to be a good collaborator,” said Conrad Hughes.

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“Human relations underpin everything we do in education. If we want students to access higher order thinking, if we want them to be creative, if we want them to solve problems, they need to be confident, they need to be happy, and you should be in a safe space,” said Conrad Hughes.

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SkyGems Podcast Episode 29: Shady Elkassas

“One of the key lessons is being prepared. How to be prepared? This is to acquire knowledge and skills. Do not stop learning. Do not stop exploiting knowledge in different fields. Do not stop scaffolding your knowledge and skills and attributes in many fields. So, yes, being prepared is the key lesson for the future generation,” said Shady Elkassas.

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“COVID-19 is not only an ugly face that made us fearful and anxious but also it sharpened our skills and attitudes as teachers towards better education,” said Shady Elkassas.

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