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EdTech Conversations: How Technology Helps Students Find Their Passions

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Garage Society Central

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33 Des Voeux Road

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How EdTech and human conversations are being used to help students have a better understanding of their possible future direction.

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Can online platforms disrupt the traditional university career advisor? What’s the most effective way for students to make academic or career choices with so many paths to take? Edtech startups are helping students identify their talents and find their passion with data and career coaches are having holistic conversations online to meet student’s needs. Hear from the next generation of student guidance companies and learn what they think the future of education and recruitment looks like.

Event Takeaways

  • Learn how Generation Z trends might shape the future job market.
  • Learn why university students and graduates are now using career coaches for education and career advice.
  • Understand how online platforms support graduate job-seekers in both traditional and non-traditional ways.
  • Understand how schools are leveraging online platforms to better support their students.
  • Learn how universities are bringing tech and coaching into their career advisory services to be competitive.
  • Understand how hiring companies can use tech to attract the best graduate talent, and coaching to retain talent.

About our guests

Moderator

Vivian Lai. Education Specialist

A passionate educator who believes in the power of education, the power of lifelong learning.

Vivian is experienced in developing learning solutions for adult learning institutions including General Assembly and HKU SPACE in the marketing discipline and technology-related areas.

Panellists

Vivica Xiong. Work In Progress Jumpstart Coach.

With a background in international education, Vivica is dedicated to helping young people grow and achieve their highest and best. She supports high-school leavers with higher education admissions and explores career directions with fresh graduates and early-stage young professionals.

Fred, Ng. Market Launcher, Glints

Fred Ng is currently a Market Launcher at Glints, the leading tech-enabled, cross border recruitment solution for companies of all sizes to build tech teams in Southeast Asia. He is responsible for running its HK office and oversees all aspects of business development and operations.

Lavine Hemlani. CEO, Xccelerate

Lavine is passionate about eliminating the financial barrier between education and opportunity for motivated learners to unleash their potential. Prior to Xccelerate, Lavine co-founded FLYR and worked with deep learning start-up Thread Genius. Lavine began his career in investment banking in NYC at Lazard M&A and held roles at funds including Atlas, Marwar Capital and Union Park Capital.

About Work In Progress

Work in Progress is a hub where you can seek advice and connect with peers, coaches or mentors. Whether you want to change career, overcome a roadblock in your life or get practical advice on how to start something new, WIP can help you to build confidence in the path you've chosen.

About Garage Academy

Garage Academy is Garage Society’s knowledge-sharing platform with a mission to nurture the leaders of the new generation workforce through a wide curation of classes, workshops and community events rooted in innovation and emerging technologies.

Join our digital community Garage Commons now to connect with fellow entrepreneurial minds, build your personal & professional skill set, and innovate & grow your business!

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33 Des Voeux Road

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Hong Kong

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