In Conversation: Louka Parry and Tom Vander Ark

Key Points

  • Schools are centers of human connectedness.

  • You can’t evolve unless you’re involved. 

In Conversation: Tom Vander Ark and Louka Parry

On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, we’re sharing a recent conversation between Tom Vander Ark and Louka Parry. Together they discuss the mission of school, credentials and records, generative AI, shifting towards regenerative models of learning and much more. 

We’ve added hyper-connected to VUCA […] I have this overwhelming sense that we’re feeling things as a species for the very first time.

Tom Vander Ark

Louka Parry is CEO of The Learning Future, a company committed to transforming learning structures, systems and societies so that we better empower individuals to develop the key human capabilities that matter most now and into the future. Louka is also the host of The Learning Future Podcast, which we recommend you check out for more conversations about the future of learning. 

How do we individuate as much as possible for one purpose… to contribute back into the collective?

Louka Parry


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