Tag Archives | Higher Ed

Episode 032: Chari Leader Kelley on Adult Learning & Prior Learning Assessment

Non traditional students in college ARE the new “traditional”.  According to a recent Washington Post article, “About 40 percent of all college students are older than 25, according to U.S. Education Department data. More than a third attend classes part-time. Nearly 20 percent work full-time. About 60 percent enroll at four-year public and private schools, […]

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Episode 028: Phil Hill from Mindwires Consulting

Interested in the current and future state of colleges and universities?  What about online education, and its potential impact on learning?  Well you’ll love this episode with Phil Hill!  Don’t miss his insights on these issues and much more.  Enjoy! Guest Bio: Phil Hill (@PhilOnEdTech) is an educational technology consultant and analyst who has spent […]

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Episode 023: Dr. Tony Wagner on Creating Innovators

Our children’s’ work future is more uncertain than ever before.  According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 65% of grade school kids will end up at jobs that are not created yet. In an article titled “The Case for 21st Century Learning”, Andreas Schleicher, the deputy director for Education and Skills at the OECD (Organization […]

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Episode 018: Jean Fan on taking a year “on” before Stanford

On episode 018 of Meet Education Project, Jean Fan from UnCollege joins the program to talk about taking a “Gap Year” before heading to Stanford, why exposure is more important than smarts, and why more learners should think about taking a year “on”.  Don’t miss this!   Guest Bio: Jean Fan works to significantly increase […]

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Episode 010: David Blake, Founder & CEO of Degreed

In this episode, David Blake from Degreed joins MEP to talk about unbundling the college degree, new models of credentialing, and what his company Degreed is doing to disrupt the education status quo.  Don’t miss it! David Blake is the Founder and CEO of Degreed, a San Francisco based startup is on a mission to “jailbreak the […]

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Episode 009: Zach Sherman, College for America’s First Graduate

If you enjoy our content, be sure to subscribe to Meet Education Project on iTunes!  We always appreciate honest reviews as well. In this episode, we have a conversation with Zach Sherman, who is the first graduate of Southern New Hampshire University’s College for America.  Zach joins MEP to discuss his student experience in a competency-based program, and what it […]

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Episode 003: Seth Reynolds from The Parthenon Group

In this episode, Seth Reynolds joins MEP from The Parthenon Group’s education practice.  Seth talks to us about Teach for America, new school models, and his journey. Seth Reynolds is a leader in The Parthenon Group’s Education Practice. His extensive education experience spans for-profit and public sectors across K-12, post-secondary, and corporate training. He advises clients […]

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