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Still Curious Podcast

Still Curious Podcast

I’m Danu Poyner and on Still Curious I talk to guests from many worlds and walks of life about what lights them up, the ways they like to learn and how they navigate the sometimes surprising situations they end up in through following their interests.

What do people who are still curious have in common and what can we learn from their stories that will inspire us on our own path?

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June 21, 2022

Conscious, creative and caring virtual learning with Seth Fleischauer…

In this episode: Preparing learners with future-ready skills in digital citizenship, world culture and social and emotional learn…

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June 7, 2022

Navigating the passing of a loved one with estate planning lawyer and…

In this episode: Navigating the dynamics of death, grief and loss, from brain fog to finding a sense of control. Arguing over est…

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May 24, 2022

From classroom to corporate with TESOL teacher and instructional desi…

In this episode: Losing your job in the pandemic and reverse culture shock when moving from the US back to Colombia. From English…

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May 10, 2022

TikTok teaching and activism with philoso-rapper Nathan Dufour Oglesb…

In this episode: What's involved in being an artist, academic and activist on YouTube and TikTok. Musical influences from Bob Dyl…

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April 26, 2022

Cristina Huidiu - from hating math to being a data analyst | S2E6

I n this episode: Journey from a humanities background in libraries to technical integrations specialist for a global corporate. …

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April 12, 2022

James Birt - mixed reality, computer games and e-sports educator | S2…

In this episode: Using virtual reality in the classroom. How games taught James important life skills. Innovation and entrepreneu…

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March 29, 2022

Danu Poyner - what traits do 'still curious' people have in common? |…

In this episode: What Danu has learned about curiosity since the podcast started. What traits do 'still curious' people have? Cur…

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March 15, 2022

Ann Collins - executive coach and language school owner | S2E3

In this episode: What happens when executives and senior leaders start receiving coaching. Moving from 'to-do list' goals to tran…

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March 1, 2022

Amanda Young - Service Delivery Relationship Lead and Hobby Enthusias…

In this episode: Not letting your job description define who you are as a person. Fitting in an impressive array of hobbies and i…

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Feb. 15, 2022

Maxine Bryant - research investments director and biological scientis…

In this episode: Leading research investments at a Crown Research Institute for agriculture and biotechnology. The business of sc…

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Feb. 3, 2022

Still Curious – Trailer

2-minute trailer showcasing what the Still Curious Podcast is all about. -- I'm Danu Poyner and on the Still Curious Podcast I ta…

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Dec. 2, 2021

Travis Yuan - special education and early childhood teacher | S1E11

In this episode: What happens in a special school classroom. Joys and challenges of working with special needs kids. Holistic edu…

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About the Host

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Danu Poyner

Host and Producer of Still Curious

Despite never letting school interfere with his education, Danu has nevertheless acquired two social science degrees and an executive MBA. He toils at the intersection of education, technology and society and has worked at various times in teaching, research, project management, business development and customer service.

In addition to his day job as a research performance consultant to universities, Danu is working on a social enterprise startup that designs life-changing learning experiences for lifelong learners. He is based in Auckland, NZ.