Learning on Fire

Universify Education with Harry Hortyn. LF043

Harry Hortyn joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life.

Our guest – Harry Hortyn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harry Hortyn, founder of the education charity Universify and co-founder of Oxford Summer Courses.

We are a charity committed to educational equality.

Our vision is for all students to reach their potential in education. To achieve this, we want to help more students from non-traditional backgrounds to feel empowered and excited about fulfilling their potential at top universities.

Through our year-long programme we aim to improve educational aspirations, school attainment and application prospects to highly selective universities.

 

 

Questions asked on the Learning on Fire Podcast Interview

1. Who are you?
2. What does your life look like now and how is it different from when you were growing up?
3. What was valuable about your school experience?
4. Which teachers do you remember and why?
5. Who did you admire when you were young?
6. What was it about that person that had such an impact?
7. What was the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?
8. What advice would you give your younger self?
9. What does your future look like?
10. What podcast, book, video, film, song or other resource has had the biggest impact on your life and why?

 

Resources mentioned

http://freakonomics.com/

 

Website

www.universifyeducation.com

www.oxfordsummercourses.com

 

Social media information 

@UniversifyEdu

 

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Become a SuperLearner with Jonathan Levi. LF042

Jonathan Levi joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life.

Our guest – Jonathan Levi

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan is a serial entrepreneur, author, and lifehacker born and raised in Silicon Valley.

He’s the author of the blockbuster Become a SuperLearner series, and the host of the award-winning Becoming SuperHuman podcast. His passions include learning languages, musical instruments, acro yoga, weightlifting, and cooking.

He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel with his superwoman, Limmor.

Quick affiliate links to SuperHumanAcademy.com and Jonathan’s 3rd book “The Only Skill That Matters.” 

Listen to Jonathan reading the first 2 chapter of ‘The Only Skill That Matters’ on his podcast

Want to improve your memory try Jonathan’s  5 day memory mastery

 

Questions asked on the Learning on Fire Podcast Interview

1. Who are you?
2. What does your life look like now and how is it different from when you were growing up?
3. What was valuable about your school experience?
4. Which teachers do you remember and why?
5. Who did you admire when you were young?
6. What was it about that person that had such an impact?
7. What was the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?
8. What advice would you give your younger self?
9. What does your future look like?
10. What podcast, book, video, film, song or other resource has had the biggest impact on your life and why?

 

Resources mentioned

How to WinFriends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie

A New Earth – Eckhart Tolle

The 4 Hour Work Week – Tim Ferriss

Drugs and the Meaning of Life – Sam Harris

 

Social media information 

Personal website & portfolio: http://jle.vi
Facebook: http://fb.com/jonlevi
Twitter: http://twitter.com/entreprenewer
YouTube: http://jle.vi/youtube
Instagram: http://instagram.com/entreprenewer
LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/jonathanlevi

Facebook Fan Page: https://www.facebook.com/jonathanleviofficial/

 

 

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Learning on Fire Siesta. LF041

On todays show Mark gives an overview of how this Learning on Fire podcast fits in the eco system of the Education on Fire Podcast Network.

There are 3 podcasts and a music membership site:

Learning on Fire Podcast – The most important learning and educational moments that shaped the lives of people living on their terms, with a sense of purpose, meaning and significance.

Education on Fire Podcast – Sharing creative and inspiring learning on our schools.

National Association for Primary Education Podcast – Bringing schools, teachers, family and organisations together to support a child centred vision of education.

&

Primary Music on Fire Membership Site – Taking the fear out of teaching music, by giving you the step by step skills and ongoing support you need, to produce lifelong musical memories for you, your school and your pupils.

Mark is a professional musician and educator. The focus of Education on Fire is about following your passion, being creative and being the authentic person you are meant to be.

It is the summer holidays here in the UK and we are taking a summer siesta so I can spend some time with my family. We will be back in September.

Remember the 3 things to help you keep up to date with everything:

  1. Subscribe to the show
  2. Sign up to the email list at www.EducationOnFire.com
  3. Like our ‘Education on Fire’ Facebook page

 

Each podcast has a different feed so search the name of each podcast in your favourite app or platform.

 

Here are some quick links to each show on my website.

https://www.educationonfire.com/category/learning-on-fire/

https://www.educationonfire.com/category/education-on-fire/

https://www.educationonfire.com/category/national-association-for-primary-education/

 

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The National Association for Primary Education speaks for young children and all who live and work with them. This includes parents, teachers, governors and all those interested in primary education. NAPE is a non-political charity and works tirelessly to support teachers in the classroom as expressed in their ‘Value of Membership’ Document. NAPE leads the Primary Umbrella Group of thirty primary subject associations and unions and gives teachers and schools a voice at governmental level at consultative meetings with ministers for schools.

For full details of how they can support you please visit their website at nape.org.uk

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Our guests top 5 resources. LF040

On the Learning on Fire Podcast this week, host Mark Taylor takes you through the top 5 resources as recommended by his guests.

These resources have been recommended multiple times and have a personal link to Mark.

They are:

  1. How to win friends and influence people – Dale Carnegie
  2. The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle
  3. Entrepreneurs on Fire Podcast – John Lee Dumas
  4. Smart Passive Income Podcast – Pat Flynn
  5. Flipped Lifestyle Podcast – Shane and Jocelyn Sams

 

Show Sponsor

 

 

 

 

 

 

The National Association for Primary Education speaks for young children and all who live and work with them. This includes parents, teachers, governors and all those interested in primary education. NAPE is a non-political charity and works tirelessly to support teachers in the classroom as expressed in their ‘Value of Membership’ Document. NAPE leads the Primary Umbrella Group of thirty primary subject associations and unions and gives teachers and schools a voice at governmental level at consultative meetings with ministers for schools.

For full details of how they can support you please visit their website at nape.org.uk

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Easy School of Hard Knocks with James Newcomb. LF039

James Newcomb joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life.

Our guest – James Newcomb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Newcomb is a professional musician, specializing on the cornet after a 32 year career on the trumpet which includes his time in the military.
He runs a successful podcast production company, and hosts his own podcast titled Screw “The Plan” — and Live Your Life.
James welcomes comments and feedback from listeners. You can reach him via email at james@jamesnewcomb.io.

 

Questions asked on the Learning on Fire Podcast Interview

1. Who are you?
2. What does your life look like now and how is it different from when you were growing up?
3. What was valuable about your school experience?
4. Which teachers do you remember and why?
5. Who did you admire when you were young?
6. What was it about that person that had such an impact?
7. What was the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?
8. What advice would you give your younger self?
9. What does your future look like?
10. What podcast, book, video, film, song or other resource has had the biggest impact on your life and why?

 

Resources mentioned

John Lee Dumas – Entrepreneurs On Fire Podcast

Contact information

easyschoolofhardknocks.com

Twitter & Instagram – @mrjamesnewcomb

 

Show Sponsor

 

 

 

 

 

National Association for Primary Education

The National Association for Primary Education speaks for young children and all who live and work with them. This includes parents, teachers, governors and all those interested in primary education. NAPE is a non-political charity and works tirelessly to support teachers in the classroom as expressed in their ‘Value of Membership’ Document. NAPE leads the Primary Umbrella Group of thirty primary subject associations and unions and gives teachers and schools a voice at governmental level at consultative meetings with ministers for schools.

For full details of how they can support you please visit their website at nape.org.uk

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