#117 – Nordic Edtech & Innovation
What’s in this episode?
This week’s episode features three conversations from across Norway, Finland and Sweden. First up, I just wanted to give all this week’s guests a massive high five for their amazing accents. Listen in to hear about everything from where to hang out in Austin, what happens when you take an artificial intelligence course online aged 13, and how to get over global education being either about holistic wellbeing or being great at PISA.
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- Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
- Saku Tuominen, Founder & Creative Director, HundrED
- Hege Tollerud, CEO, Oslo Edtech Cluster
- Joel Hellermark, Founder, Sana Labs
Quotes from this episode
- The Edtech Podcast Festival
- George Burgess
- Edtech Exchange
- The Cool Initiatives Education Challenge
- Education Changemakers
- Sandy Speicher
- Daniella Kahoot
- Hold app
- ISTE event
- Capital Factory
- Dragon Box
- City of Oslo
- Lady Bird Lake
- Paul Auster
- Andrew Ng
- Anant Agarwal
- Jose Ferreira
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Thank you to this week’s sponsors:
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