234: iSchoolConnect with Ashish Fernando

Ashish Fernando founded iSchoolConnect in 2017 to solve the pain point of many parents and children: getting hassle-free admission in foreign colleges. After going through the same trouble of finding a college to study that fit his needs, Ashish launched iSchoolConnect with a vision to democratize the global admissions market for graduate and undergraduate programs. Through the effective use of artificial intelligence, iSchoolConnect aims at being the most cost-effective and advanced solution for connecting students and schools worldwide. Ashish started his career as a Software Engineer with Thomson Reuters Inc., building their flagship investment research solution - Thomson One. He then went on to take multiple executive roles in Program Management and AI before managing the Data Science and Engineering business in the Insurance vertical. Ashish is a university gold medalist in Biotechnology. He graduated from Bentley University's flagship MBA in 2014 with a 100% scholarship. Website https://ischoolconnect.com (https://ischoolconnect.com) Social Media Information Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ischoolconnect/ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/ischoolconnect/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ischoolconnect/ YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqFEkZLcdM6udUH_LUJGPrA Resources Mentioned https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Secret_(Byrne_book) (The Secret) https://www.vineetnayar.com/employees-first/turning-conventional-management-wisdom-upside-down (‘Employees First, Customer Second’ ) Show Sponsor The National Association for Primary Education speaks for young children and all who live and work with them. Find out more about their online CPD events at https://nape.org.uk/online-events (nape.org.uk/online-events) https://frstre.com/go/?a=100059-6a3612ands=1971853-ecdb80andp_affiliate.referral_code=marktaylor12 (Listen to Mark’s audio course ) https://frstre.com/go/?a=100059-6a3612ands=1971853-ecdb80andp_affiliate.referral_code=marktaylor12 (10 Pieces of Advice You’d Like to Have as a Child)

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The aim and driving force of Education on Fire is to share creative and inspiring learning from around the world. How do you create an environment for children to learn, thrive and explore? Mark Taylor host and creator of Education on Fire will take you on journey that will show us all how people are already doing this in the current educational systems. We will give you actionable tips on how to recreate or implement these ideas in your school. This is not talking about what if, but showing you the wonders of what already is! We also understand that learning comes from our wider community, such as family and friends. The quote by Jim Rohn 'You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with' is so true. So why restrict ourselves to our immediate surroundings in a world that connects you to world leaders in a variety of fields across the globe. So we help you discover the key to their educational experiences, the best advice they were ever given and what they would tell their younger self. True gold to inspire our children. If you want your 'Education' to be 'On Fire' please join us and listen now.