Lindsay Rattray : Posify

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THE FUTURE OF LEARNING

Season 2, Episode 4: Lindsay Rattray

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CLASSROOM 5.0

THE FUTURE OF LEARNING

SEASON 2

Episode 4: Lindsay Rattray

Enhancing learner engagement with human-centric, education technology solutions.

Exponential technologies have the capacity to catapult and accelerate our learning and work experiences today and into the future. But to unleash their true potential, we’ll need people from all backgrounds to work collaboratively, sharing collective knowledge and expertise to design with the human learner in mind. Lindsay Rattray, is a leader in education technology, with international experience in digital transformation, technology-powered education innovation, and EdTech startups. In his conversation with Mariane, co-founder of the Posify Group, he shares insights on how we can utilize tech to improve student engagement through the human principles of curiosity, creativity, connection and belonging.

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About Lindsay

Lindsay Rattray is a leader in education technology, with international experience in digital transformation, technology-powered education innovation, and EdTech startups. Most recently, Lindsay co-founded ClassCom, a successful AI-powered chatbot-for-education to better connect students and their teachers.

Lindsay’s teaching qualifications include a Master of Learning Sciences and Technology from Sydney University, where he produced a thesis that investigated how Classroom Response Systems affect engagement in first year computer science lectures. He also holds bachelor’s degrees in Arts, majoring in History, and Computer Science, from Monash University.

With classroom teaching experience in Syria, Sydney, and Melbourne, Lindsay’s understanding of learning is built from a deep understanding of learning practice, theory, technology design, and UX. His TEDx talk ‘What Can Technology Help us Learn?’ is just one example of his contribution to the global discussion on technology-powered change in education. He also edited the TEL Edvisor technology-enhanced learning practitioner blog during its heyday. He has led significant, positive changes to the education experience of international students, first-in-family university students, and online-only students at Monash College, Navitas, Victoria University, and Online Education Services.

Lindsay is in his happy place when the worlds of learning, technology and design collide, and believes it is our responsibility to make sure technology makes education reach more people with greater impact.

"If you’re thinking, how do I engage my students, how do I bring value to them for even coming here or paying attention in this moment, then just revealing the answer is not the way to do it."

~ Lindsay Rattray

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Jenna O'Connell

Jenna is a teacher and careers advisor, with a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama & Performance), Bachelor of Education (K-12), and Graduate Certificate in Education Studies (Careers & Transitions).

Jenna is in her element when she is helping people and organisations discover their unique magic, and working with them in sharing this magic with the world to drive positive change. Her background sees an amalgam of over 15 years across corporate and education sectors, with extensive experience in curriculum development, coaching, facilitation, and mentorship. In addition to her work at The Posify Group, Jenna loves driving change in her local community as an Education Officer for Port Macquarie Hastings Council.

With helping others at the core of her personal purpose, Jenna contributes to various local youth projects and initiatives. Throughout 2017-2018, she mentored local youth in their project, Cards For Change, who went on to win a $2000 Pitch Project grant. She also volunteers for The Luminosity Youth Summit, is the Youth Ambassador Program Coordinator for Dyslexia Mid North Coast, and a proud ambassador for and presenter at #LitFest2444. 

Outside of her purpose work, you’ll find Jenna building forts and kicking soccer balls with her little guy or in her Dojo kicking goals towards her Tae Kwon Do black belt.

Mariane Power

Mariane, known affectionately as Mazz, is a Clinical Psychology Registrar and holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology from the University of Newcastle, a Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Performance.

Mariane’s big audacious goal is to see all unnecessary emotional pain and suffering eliminated within her lifetime, and she is obsessed with all things related to human potential. Mariane has over 15 years experience in consulting, facilitation and corporate training for personal and strategic growth. Her work as a Leadership Consultant in the corporate world and Psychologist in her Child and Adolescent Clinic further fuels her understanding of the necessary skills for 21st century success for the Next Gen.

Mariane is proud to have extended her personal purpose to support a number of not-for-profit and for-purpose initiatives including The Luminosity Summit, Project Gen Z and Ambisie. Her most recent pro-bono contribution involved designing and delivering the Coach 2020 program for Bambuddha Group, a leadership development organisation fostering kind leaders for a better world. In her spare time, you’ll find Mazz holding a spontaneous dance party in her kitchen and taking in all the coast has to offer with her family here in Port Macquarie.