Announcing a series of 5 FREE events by Progressive Education and Omnis Education – Progressive Education


We are delighted to be collaborating with Omnis Education to bring you a series of five live webinars in our Progressive Education Group on Facebook.

Omnis Education provides an online learning platform for self-directed learners to help every member of the family – children and parents – create learning adventures tailored to their interests, passions and pursuits.

Progressive Education founder, Jo Symes will be hosting the sessions and will be exploring how and why Omnis Education came about. She will be chatting to their inspirational team members, including founders, Lea Jovy-Ford and Jenn Sutherland-Miller.

Events Schedule

  • March 24th – Preparing learners for the world of work: Why school isn’t and what to do instead.
  • April 7th – Adults who never went to school: Success stories and case studies with two Omnis Learning Guides who were educated outside of the state system.
  • April 21st – Decolonising Education: Why it matters and how to begin.
  • May 5th – Blending Self-Directed Education with conventional schooling.
  • May 19th – Expanding schools and learning communities through remote learning partnerships: Transcend what’s available locally and offer your learners the world.

About the Speakers

Meet Lea Jovy-Ford, who currently lives in a small market town in the UK: 

Lea is the Omnis COO – in charge of all things operations to ensure that they build Omnis Education in alignment with the values & standards they hold themselves to.

A former management consultant with Accenture, Lea has deep experience in creating world class customer experiences and is fanatical about the details of HOW something is done. As a pioneer of the location independent movement since 2006, she has run three remote-first companies of her own and has coached hundreds of people out of conventional employment into location independence – over the past two decades.

Lea has a blended, multi-racial family with 4 children – 1 son, 1 exploring, 2 girls – and her wife, Becky. Lea has home educated her two children from birth and all 4 are now home educated together.

Meet Jenn Sutherland-Miller, who lives on Wolfe Island, Canada:

Jenn is the Omnis CEO – in this case, Chief ‘Evangelist’ Officer – whose job is to spread the message of this paradigm shift in education and their ‘school of the future’, far and wide. She is also their Chief Education Officer and is responsible for ensuring that they offer world class learning opportunities for ALL students and develop a team of world class educators.

Jenn has over 20 years of experience in supporting families to build a world class education for their children outside the four walls of a classroom.

In addition to successfully homeschooling her own four children, from birth to university entrance while traveling the world, full time, for over a decade, Jenn has a degree in education and has worked with hundreds of families as a consultant and educational coach.

How to Attend

Simply join the Progressive Education Group on Facebook and the events will automatically pop up as posts at the top of the group. They will all take place at 8pm UK time. Hope to see you there!

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