9 episodes

A Little Bit of Genius is an education podcast where students put big questions to experts.

A Little Bit of Genius Nord Anglia Education

    • Education
    • 4.8, 16 Ratings

A Little Bit of Genius is an education podcast where students put big questions to experts.

    Episode 9 | Social entrepreneur Kisum Chan on running a sustainable business amid the coronavirus pandemic

    Episode 9 | Social entrepreneur Kisum Chan on running a sustainable business amid the coronavirus pandemic

    This episode's hosts are secondary students Min Ho and So Young. They are speaking to Kisum Chan, co-founder of Rice Inc., a social enterprise that helps farmers by making the rice supply chain more sustainable.

    • 19 min
    Episode 8 | How to balance working from home while supporting your child's virtual schooling needs

    Episode 8 | How to balance working from home while supporting your child's virtual schooling needs

    In this episode of A Little Bit of Genius, our guests talk in detail about how they are balancing working from home and supporting the virtual schooling needs of their children during the coronavirus pandemic.

    Our guests in this special episode are two staff members from Collège du Léman, a Nord Anglia Education boarding and day school in Switzerland. Pauline Nord is the Director General at Collège du Léman, and Rob Breare is the school's Director of Admissions & Marketing.

    • 24 min
    Episode 7 | Footballing world record holder Ebbe Sand talks passion, patience and sporting success

    Episode 7 | Footballing world record holder Ebbe Sand talks passion, patience and sporting success

    Former Danish international footballer Ebbe Sand shares his experience of playing in the World Cup and building a successful career in sport with secondary school students Angelina and Alex.

    • 23 min
    Episode 6 | Billy Tan talks about making a name in the world of comics

    Episode 6 | Billy Tan talks about making a name in the world of comics

    In this episode of A Little Bit of Genius, Marvel and DC comic book illustrator Billy Tan shares his experience working for some of the world’s most famed creative brands

    • 25 min
    Episode 5 | The Juilliard School's Dr Joseph Polisi on his life and career in the performing arts

    Episode 5 | The Juilliard School's Dr Joseph Polisi on his life and career in the performing arts

    In our latest episode, students speak with Dr Joseph Polisi, president emeritus of The Juilliard School, which is world-renowned for excellence in performing arts.

    • 32 min
    Episode 4 | The Financial Times' Andrew Jack on creativity in the world of journalism

    Episode 4 | The Financial Times' Andrew Jack on creativity in the world of journalism

    Listen as our student co-hosts Eli and Hala speak with Andrew Jack, Global Education Correspondent at the Financial Times. Andrew has been with the paper since 1990 after studying at Oxford and Harvard.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

sumowitch ,

"Stories change the world"

Have listened to the Deborah Ellis and Lord Puttnam interviews already and both are really enlightening. The student interviewers are remarkably eloquent and thoughtful. I look forward to listening to the others.

Victoria P-G ,

Interesting

Great idea and love the length, just right for the commute! Students did a fantastic job and were clearly very engaged with the interesting topics. Looking forward to hearing more.

Adrianmacaulay ,

Ebbe Sand

Loved the podcast, well done to all!

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