Henry Warren, Executive Chairman of Watobe and Co-Founder of Turn On The Subtitles
Henry Warren - Executive Chairman of Watobe and Co-Founder of Turn On The Subtitles
In this episode we hear from Henry Warren, Executive Chairman of Watobe and Co-Founder of Turn On The Subtitles.
“What was really interesting was kind of how many of those companies hadn't really kicked on beyond their country of origin. Because it's really hard to do. And then especially when you're selling into a school system, the amount of interdependencies are remarkably complex.”
“Why not look at the role of the human and the role of technology and redefine those boundaries?”
“This is about how you support kids through a learning process that can be really hard, right? How do you keep them motivated? How do you give them those metacognition skills that are going to allow them to thrive in life beyond that?”
“I think the really interesting bit, though, is what's happening outside of school.”
[0:41 ] Henry’s childhood experience of education.
[2:37 ] Life changing decision by Henry’s parents during his A-levels.
[4:27 ] Henry and his friends started filming a documentary of the schools they built in Uganda, Africa.
[7:40 ] What makes Henry think that technology has not impacted education yet.
[11:23 ] Henry’s examples of interesting things that are happening in the developing world.
[14:33 ] Henry’s choice of the tipping point of current edtech.
[17:40 ] What Henry has to say about putting AI in education technology.
[19:47 ] What should be improved in the current education system and how?
[22:05 ] An article on Guardian inspires him to understand how subtitles improve children's literacy.
[27:15 ] In what ways subtitles double the literacy rates of children?
[31:49 ] Henry brings high quality input in 15 minutes through mobile phones.
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