During this panel discussion, the Factory Berlin Edtech Circle investigates:
- How has the pandemic changed the way that we learn and teach?
- What have been the biggest challenges for educators and how have they dealt with them in practice?
- What fundamental truths have we discovered through our successes and learnings and how do they change our lives in the future?
Antonios Triantafyllakis is a learning designer, facilitator, and gamification consultant. Passionate about impact, he creates engaging learning opportunities and meaningful games as his day job, then goes on podcasting and volunteering for unconditional basic income and climate activism to leave the world a slightly nicer place than he found it.
He’s been working with NGOs involved in international youth work for over a decade, and with freelance trainers, educators and EdTech startups in the past few years, to make learning fun and effective. As the co-captain of the EdTech Circle in Factory Berlin, his aim is to identify the needs of all Factorians involved in learning and development, and work with them towards a better future in learning!
Martin Ramsin grew up in Stockholm and developed a love of computers at an early age. His first job as a programming intern took him to San Francisco just as the internet bubble was about to burst in 2000. On moving to Berlin in 2005 he became interested in creating products and on meeting Raffaela in 2013 they founded CareerFoundry in order to create a more human-centric education online and help people realize their potential.
Since 2016, Kirsten Henschke has been Principal at NewSchool, a state-approved and project-based secondary school.
Alexandra Cosma serves as Chief Operating Officer for EDU – the first scalable medical school. EDU offers a Bachelor and Masters of Medicine that combines learning in a virtual environment with local clinical rotations in order to address the gap in healthcare practitioners in rural areas and developing countries.
At EDU, Alexandra leads multiple teams, including commercial, learning experience design, operations, technology and student services teams. She also serves on the Academic Board.Previously, Alexandra held multiple roles within EDU and candena GmbH, where she developed and operated collaborative massive open online courses for Deutsche Telekom, the OECD, the WHO, Goethe Institute and others.In her free time, Alexandra supports female leadership as part of the European Women on Boards network, tries to further digital health in Europe as a Health Captains ambassador and supports edtech startups as mentor, advisor and friend. She has been named a top digital innovator by WIRED Germany in 2015 and a top 100 Global Leader in Education in 2019.
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