While students may only be 20%-25% of our population today, they are 100% of our future. That is why education is one of the most important investments a country can make and the sole purpose for the existence of the Better Learning Podcast.
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January 31, 2023
In this conversation, Kevin Stoller interviews David O'Coimin, the founder of NookPod. They discuss the importance of student-centered learning and the need for flexible learning environments. David shares the inspiration behind NookPod and how it provides a private and comfortable space for individuals to work or learn. They also talk about the challenges of taking the leap to start a new venture and the importance of surrounding yourself with like-minded individuals. The conversation concludes with a discussion on the versatility and unexpected uses of NookPod, as well as the impact of change makers in education.
- Student-centered learning is crucial for creating effective learning environments.
- Flexible and private spaces, like NookPod, can enhance productivity and focus.
- Taking calculated risks and surrounding yourself with like-minded individuals can lead to personal and professional growth.
- Change makers play a vital role in transforming education and improving learning outcomes.
Based between Amsterdam and Bristol, David O’Coimin is a product and experience designer, inclusivity consultant, digital nomad and social-minded founder with a passion for people, places and planet.
Operating under the mantra of 'Design For The Extreme Benefits The Mean’ and guided by the UN Sustainable Development Goals, David helps organisations to realise the full potential of their space and the people who use them, with a particular focus on micro-spaces and neuroinclusivity.
Listen on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAH2NBhqIMc
Learn more about David O’Coimin:
Learn more about creating better learning environments at www.Kay-Twelve.com.
Kevin Stoller is the host of the Better Learning Podcast and Co-Founder of Kay-Twelve, a national leader for educational furniture. Find out more about Kevin at https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinstoller/
For more episodes of the Better Learning Podcast, visit https://www.betterlearningpodcast.com/
Episode 162 of the Better Learning Podcast
Kevin Stoller is the host of the Better Learning Podcast and Co-Founder of Kay-Twelve, a national leader for educational furniture. Learn more about creating better learning environments at www.Kay-Twelve.com.
Who made this episode possible?
Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) - https://www.a4le.org/
Education Leaders' Organization - https://www.ed-leaders.org/
Second Class Foundation - https://secondclassfoundation.org/
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