Posts Categorized: Talks an Conferences

Watch out MozFest – we’re coming at ya…

The countdown to MozFest 2015 has begun, and we’re hopping with excitement. 3/4 of the P2PU crew will be there, running a pathway on how to learn face-to-face in public spaces, using online content. We’re also delighted that Mark Andersen, our friend and collaborator at the Chicago Public Library will be there too. Mark has…

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P2PU at OpenED 2014

P2PU was at OpenEd 2014 to talk about our adventures at the bleeding edge of open ed. We had fun – thanks for all the kind words, internet-people. [View the story “P2PU at OpenEd 2014” on Storify]

P2PU At Mozfest 2014 – All About The People

Last month 4 P2Pu staffers (which, to be honest, is about 3/4 of our core team) converged on London, as part of Mozilla’s annual MozFest. Mozilla are old friends of ours, and longtime collaborators, and we’re always excited to see what happens at MozFest – one of the busiest (and buzziest) get-togethers in the open…

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When it all matches up…

This past weekend, I spend a rainy Saturday at the Barbican in Central London, at a Wikimania fringe event on Free Culture. The Barbican, for those who are unfamiliar, is the largest performing arts centre in Europe, as well as being part of the Barbican Estate, a futurist vision of Brutalist architecture which contains a public…

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P2PU @ re:publica 14

P2P’s Delia Browne, one of the co-founders and chair of our board spoke at re:publica this year, on the topic of some of our current and future cool projects – and some of the surprising results that come out of learning by the seat of your pants. You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJF3Qm9UAMU  …

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How to Design a Conference for Equity and Learning #ORDCAMP

Hi, I’m Vanessa–I’m the Learning Lead at P2PU, which means I work on how to get peers to learn from each other. About a week ago I found myself at Ordcamp, which is like a lock-in for nerdy adults of all stripes. The organizers made some novel design choices for their event, which got me churning about…

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Reimagining Education at #EduCon Philadelphia

Meenoo Rami invited me to come and speak at EduCon and while I am by no means an expert on school reform or teacher professional development (and made that clear to Meenoo before accepting the invitation) I ended up finding a lot of connection points between the questions raised and challenges discussed at the conference,…

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