The 60-Yr Curriculum with Dr. Rovy Branon

Dr. Rovy Branon is the Vice Provost at Continuum Faculty on the College of Washington. He joins host Mike Palmer in a dialog about achieving and instructing grownup inexperienced persons around the complete span in their lives.

We commence via listening to Rovy’s “foundation tale” beginning as a pupil who used to be recommended that he wasn’t reduce out for school after which continuing thru a chain of engagements in formal training throughout his skilled existence culminating in a occupation in instructional era all in favour of extending get admission to to grownup inexperienced persons in ways in which are compatible into their lives. Alongside the way in which, he performed drums in a heavy steel band and came to visit to lifelong studying with the beginning of his son.

We communicate thru two books attached to the speculation of the 60-year curriculum: The 100-Yr Lifestyles: Dwelling and Operating within the Age of Longevity and Studying on the Again Door: Reflections on Non-Conventional Studying within the Lifespan as we start to flesh out a imaginative and prescient for endured training and upskilling throughout an more and more lengthy paintings existence. Rovy stocks his views on rising technical qualifications like DAOs, crypto, and web3 prior to diving into the function that non-public endeavor and large tech are enjoying within the certificates and skills-based pathways which might be rising in relevance and recognition at Continuum Faculty and throughout proceeding training establishments extra extensively.

It’s a wide-ranging and visionary take a look at the way forward for grownup training that you simply don’t wish to leave out.

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Episode References

Gratton, L., & Scott, A. J. (2021). 100-Yr Lifestyles (Reprint version). Bloomsbury Publishing.

Wedemeyer, C. A. (2010). Studying on the Again Door: Reflections on Non-Conventional Studying within the Lifespan. Knowledge Age Publishing.


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