Education, Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Creative Solutions for Today’s Educational Needs

Education, Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Creative Solutions for Today’s Educational Needs

Canadian business leader and newest “dragon” from CBC’s hit show Dragon’s Den, Lane Merrifield, is one of Canada’s leading entrepreneurs rethinking how technology can better serve Canadian students and how innovation and entrepreneurship can drive much needed change in our education system.

Hear from Lane Merrifield and Santa J. Ono, UBC’s President and Vice-Chancellor, in a conversation moderated by Camille Saltman, Managing Director of Entrepreneurship at UBC Okanagan, as they discuss how innovation and entrepreneurship are essential to address the massive adoption of technology in the next normal of online teaching and learning. In what ways has the COVID-19 pandemic radically changed how K-12 and higher education have adopted online teaching and learning?

In what ways can UBC ensure technological support for our future educational leaders and learners?

Presented by the Faculty of Education on the UBC Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.

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