The Discussion: The Game of Identity: entertainment meets education #25

20 Sep 2023 • 36 min • EN
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Interactive experiences like Roblox are giving children the chance to explore their identity like never before. In this episode I speak with kids media consultant Jo Redfern about the intricacies of Gen Z’s digital identity, self-expression, and the power children have in the 21st century to shape their virtual personas. We discuss the new Barbie movie and the intersection of merchandising and identity. As well as thinking about the future of education and the alternative the learning paths that gaming and digital platforms are revealing. The Future of You is a finalist in the Independent Podcast Awards 2023. Tracey"s book "The Future of You: Can Your Identity Survive 21st Century Technology?" available in the UK ( and US ( Jo Redfern"s LinkedIn Kids Media Podcast Future of Education 2050 Report Tracey in Daily Mail Tracey in the Mirror

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