150 episodes

The mission of The Edtech Podcast is to improve the dialogue between ‘ed’ and ‘tech’ through storytelling, for better innovation and impact. Our audience consists of education leaders from around the world, plus start ups, learning and development specialists, bluechips, investors, Government and media. The Edtech Podcast is downloaded 2000+ each week from 145 countries in total, with UK, US & Australia the top 3 downloading countries. Podcast series have included Future Tech for Education, Education 4.0, and The Voctech Podcast, Learning Continued.

Send your qs and comments to @PodcastEdtech, theedtechpodcast@gmail.com, or https://theedtechpodcast.com/ or leave a voicemail for the show at https://www.speakpipe.com/theedtechpodcast

The Edtech Podcast Sophie Bailey, @soph_bailey

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 40 Ratings

The mission of The Edtech Podcast is to improve the dialogue between ‘ed’ and ‘tech’ through storytelling, for better innovation and impact. Our audience consists of education leaders from around the world, plus start ups, learning and development specialists, bluechips, investors, Government and media. The Edtech Podcast is downloaded 2000+ each week from 145 countries in total, with UK, US & Australia the top 3 downloading countries. Podcast series have included Future Tech for Education, Education 4.0, and The Voctech Podcast, Learning Continued.

Send your qs and comments to @PodcastEdtech, theedtechpodcast@gmail.com, or https://theedtechpodcast.com/ or leave a voicemail for the show at https://www.speakpipe.com/theedtechpodcast

    Why Adult Education is Broken and How We Fix It

    Why Adult Education is Broken and How We Fix It

    Welcome back listeners...here's to 2022!

    In this episode, it's James Plunkett, Author of End State: 9 Ways Society is Broken and How We Will Fix It. James is also Executive Director, Design, Data and Technology at Citizens Advice and has held various roles across the Resolution Foundation, Young Foundation and the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation.

    This episode is part of our VocTech Podcast series produced in collaboration with Ufi VocTech Trust. 

    • 43 min
    Pioneering Educational Models

    Pioneering Educational Models

    This episode, recorded for the Reimagine Education Conference 2021 with Lumina Foundation and Bloom Institute of Technology (formerly known as Lambda School), is about pioneering new education models.

    In this episode, we chat about 

    The value of credentials and why they matter
    Whether regulation is fit for new business models to evolve 
    Whether there is a risk of the 'haves and have nots" aligning with campus / virtual ed

    • 36 min
    Removing barriers in skills development

    Removing barriers in skills development

    Hello and welcome to this next series of The VocTech Podcast where we take a look at vocational learning technologies and improving opportunity in the workplace.

    This episode was recorded LIVE at the Week Of Voctech and you'll hear about;

    how to remove barriers in education
    how to boost learner confidence, and
    how to build a use case for tech in learning within a corporate or workplace environment

    This series is supported by Ufi VocTech Trust.

    • 49 min
    School Leadership: navigating constant change

    School Leadership: navigating constant change

    In this episode, I'm in conversation with Simon Freeman at IRIS Education, talking about bringing the school community back together, the constant change school leaders have been experiencing and getting on board with agile processes.

    • 51 min
    Social Emotional Learning with Cosmic Kids Yoga

    Social Emotional Learning with Cosmic Kids Yoga

    In this episode, the power of wild, creative thinking with Jaime and Martin from Cosmic Kids Yoga (over 1m subscribers). We chat about; 

    How to channel your energy as an educator when teaching remotely
    How to evaluate and prioritise new tech tools
    Bootstrapping successfully and staying lean and true to your values
    Listening to your customers for new product development
    Launching specific SEL curriculum content for schools with schools 

    Plus, a new University model, powered by creativity.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    What happened to Edtech in China?

    What happened to Edtech in China?

    In this episode, we look at what happened to edtech in China, covering regulations introduced earlier this year that are changing the way that online tutoring is conducted across China, and looking at what that means for the sector, learners and educators more generally. Plus, new jobs, funding, and startup support.  Joined by guests from Edsurge, Edtech Publik and Off2Class.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

Natalie in London ,

Essential

I’ve been a listener for years and have recommended this podcast to a great many people. Sophie has a knack of choosing high quality interviewees and teasing out the most exciting topics.

another sophieb ,

My favourite podcast

Sophie Bailey always gets great interviewees that keep you in touch with what’s happening in edtech. Every time I listen I learn. Love it.

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Subscribe, listen & learn!

Super useful podcast for delving into education across the globe in varying contexts. Subscribe, get listening and learning!

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