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We are led to believe that the education system will continually evolve to meet the needs of learners and society. This has not happened. We need a revolution!

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We are led to believe that the education system will continually evolve to meet the needs of learners and society. This has not happened. We need a revolution!

    Edufuturists #163 - Talking Cod Collaboration

    Edufuturists #163 - Talking Cod Collaboration

    Tonight’s episode is a collab. We are delighted to be joined by Phil, Andy & Dave, also known as the Talking Cod lads from the podcast Talking Cod.

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    Edufuturists #162 - High Performance Education with Jo Maher

    Edufuturists #162 - High Performance Education with Jo Maher

    We are delighted to be joined by Jo Maher, Principal & CEO of Loughborough College, and former senior leader at Boston College and Reaseheath College. With a background in sports psychology, Jo has worked with athletes from grassroots to Olympic standard and with professional sports teams, alongside her work in education. She has been a Youth Commissioner for the Learning and Work Institute, a Trustee of the Skills Education Group and was lead psychologist for World Skills Team UK.  

    Jo has regularly contributed to the Times Educational Supplement, has delivered conference speeches to the Federation of Awarding Bodies and Skills Education Group and has chaired a forum on implementing technical and vocational education reform. Her essay on apprenticeships reform was part of a House of Commons debate.


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    Edufuturists #161 - Why Staff Training is Important with May Jue

    Edufuturists #161 - Why Staff Training is Important with May Jue

    We are delighted to be joined by May Jue, who is currently a program manager at Google for Education (she has been at Google for 6+ years now!) and leads the Trainer and GEG programs. She was born and grew up in Hsinchu, Taiwan and moved to California when she was 12. May then graduated from UC Berkeley with a business major and education minor and worked in finance for a few years before becoming a high school math teacher in San Jose, California. During her off hours, May loves to spend time with her husband Casey and 2.5year old baby girl Joyelle!   

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    Edufuturists #160 - AI and Sustainability in Education with Lord Jim Knight

    Edufuturists #160 - AI and Sustainability in Education with Lord Jim Knight

    Lord Jim Knight is back to discuss some of his newest projects. Jim works in education, medtech and as a legislator, now as a Director of Suklaa Ltd. He is a founder of XRapid, enabling diagnosis of malaria and asbestos fibres using iPhones. As a UK government minister his portfolios included rural affairs, schools, digital and employment. He was a member of Gordon Brown’s Cabinet 2009-2010, before joining the Lords after the 2010 General Election. He is also a visiting Professor at the Knowledge Lab of the UCL Institute of Education. His Education Bill (Environment and Sustainable Citizenship) is currently working its way through Parliament.


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    Edufuturists #159 - Edtech Can Make Life Better with Alice Keeler

    Edufuturists #159 - Edtech Can Make Life Better with Alice Keeler

    We are delighted to be joined by Alice Keeler. Alice is the author of a number of books, including 50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom and Teaching with Google Jamboard: 50+ Ways to Use the Digital Whiteboarding Tool. She has over 179 000 Twitter followers (@alicekeeler) but still teaches in the Math classroom in Kansas and is a mum to 5 children.  

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    Edufuturists #158 - Digital Communities with Andrew Strachan

    Edufuturists #158 - Digital Communities with Andrew Strachan

    We are grateful today to be joined by Andrew Strachan. Andrew has spent a decade in secondary education holding roles as a Head of Department, whole school IT lead and Assistant Headteacher, in addition to working as a Technical Project Manager in a service delivery industry prior to entering the teaching profession. Andrew’s current role is Director of Digital Strategy with Emmanuel Schools Foundation.  

    The Emmanuel Schools Foundation is a geographically dispersed trust of 6 large secondary schools and two primaries in the north of England. Andrew is responsible for all aspects of how IT is used both in and out of the classroom, including Digital pedagogy, IT infrastructure and IT service Delivery. Andrew has previously worked closely with the Google for Education EMEA team and is currently a Microsoft Innovative Education Fellow and Master Trainer. Andrew is a member of the education think tank ‘The Edtech Advisory forum’ and holds an MEd in Leadership and Management.  

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An essential, informative & entertaining listen!

This podcast is not only a brilliant CPD opportunity, but an essential listen for anyone working in EdTech.

As education sector leaders (and natural hosts) - Ben, Dan and Steve discuss the most pertinent EdTech issues in an always informative, but entertainingly jovial fashion.

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