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

    #245 - Esports & Education

    #245 - Esports & Education

    Hello everyone and welcome back to The Edtech Podcast, where we aim to improve the dialogue between “ed” and “tech” for better innovation and impact.
    This week’s episode is part of our series collaboration with Bett, supported by Pearson.
    In this episode we are focused on Education and Esports, exploring: 
    What is Esports and why does it matter? The scale of the Esports industry.  How students are engaging with business, design, and communication through Esports How colleges are bringing Esports into their curriculum with an Esports BTEC Esports, diversity, student engagement and pathways to work and careers  How to communicate Esports to parents, Governance boards and students  How to change thinking around investment and kit requirements towards learning outcomes and practical approaches 
    I'm in conversation with three incredibly passionate individuals: Tom Dore, Education Director, British Esports, Shubbs Naika-Taylor, Curriculum Manager for Digital, Coventry College
    and Camilla Maurice, Curriculum Manager, MidKent College. 
     
    A quick hello from Kaan who's interested in working in the EdTech industry as well. 
    Show Notes and References  
    You can find links to any references from the episode in our show notes: https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast.
    Tell us your story
    We'd love to hear your thoughts. Record a quick free voicemail via speakpipe for inclusion in the next episode. Or you can post your thoughts or follow-on links via twitter @podcastedtech or via The Edtech Podcast Facebook page or Instagram.

    • 53 min
    #244 - What is skill and how should we measure it?

    #244 - What is skill and how should we measure it?

    What's in this episode?
    This week we’re back with our VocTech Podcast, this time looking at assessment and skills and thinking about what is skill and how should we measure it?
    This episode is part of our VocTech Podcast series produced in collaboration with Ufi VocTech Trust. 
    I'm in conversation with:
    Sharath Jeeven OBE, Intrinsic Labs, Abby Gilbert, Institute for the Future of Work, Amelia Peterson, The London Interdisciplinary School,  
 Christopher Mallet, Bodyswaps and Jessica Blakey, Head of Assessment Innovation, NCFE We talk about:
    What we don't want from assessment and the more nefarious applications of assessment in the workplace  How we can think more broadly about skills and motivation What new approaches are out there  How new innovation is being funded and supported  You'll also hear about event and grant funding updates. 
    Check out the full episode show notes and references here: https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast.
    Tell us your story
    Record a quick free voicemail via speakpipe for inclusion in the next episode. Or you can post your thoughts or follow-on links via Twitter @podcastedtech or via The Edtech Podcast Facebook page or Instagram. We'd love to hear your thoughts.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    #243 - School Digital Strategies

    #243 - School Digital Strategies

    Our thanks to Learnosity and WorkTripp for sponsoring this episode. 
    In this episode, I’m in conversation with the amazing Madeleine Wolf, Founder and CEO, VisionYOU, Germany and Kadri Tuisk, Founder and CEO Clanbeat, Estonia. 
    We talk about: 
    What insights you uncover speaking to 300 headteachers in Germany How to think about the "wicked (complex) problem" of student wellbeing   Plus, listener discounts for upcoming events, accerator deadlines and more...  This is episode three from our new series with the Female Edtech Fellowship, a collaboration between the European Edtech Alliance and Supercharger Ventures to support the growth of the most promising female founders in Europe.
    Follow along @EuropeanEdtech #femaleedtechfellowship

    • 44 min
    Schools, Employability and Skills

    Schools, Employability and Skills

    Hello everyone and welcome back to The Edtech Podcast, where we aim to improve the dialogue between “ed” and “tech” for better innovation and impact. This week’s episode is part of our series collaboration with Bett, supported by Pearson. Recorded LIVE at Bett 2022, you’ll hear from;
    David Price, OBE and author of Power of Us @DavidPriceOBE Valerie Hannon, Systems rethinker, and author of Thrive: The Purpose of Schools in a Changing World, @valeriehannon and Siân Gresswell, Senior Adviser for Careers and Employability, at GreenWood Academies. Sophie Bailey, Founder and Host, The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech, Founder, WorkTripp We’re talking about Schools, Employability and Skills. Namely;
    How to continually develop and connect a careers programme to real-world opportunities. Connecting students and school teams to the "outside world", and, Helping students find their why in a local and global context.  Show Notes and References  
    You can find links to any references from the episode in our show notes: https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast.
    Tell us your story
    We'd love to hear your thoughts. Record a quick free voicemail via speakpipe for inclusion in the next episode. Or you can post your thoughts or follow-on links via twitter @podcastedtech or via The Edtech Podcast Facebook page or Instagram.

    • 37 min
    #241 - Lifelong Learning revolution

    #241 - Lifelong Learning revolution

    Episode two from our new series with the Female Edtech Fellowship, a collaboration between the European Edtech Alliance and Supercharger Ventures to support the growth of the most promising female founders in Europe.
    In this second episode, I’m in conversation with the amazing Nele Mletschkowsky, Co-Founder and now CEO of Quofox and Riccarda Zezza the Italian founder and CEO of Lifeed. We talk about demands in reskilling and upskilling, applying life skills into the workplace and securing investment for fast growth businesses working in lifelong learning.
    Follow along @EuropeanEdtech #femaleedtechfellowship

    • 40 min
    #240 - The Future of Work, Connectedness & Learning

    #240 - The Future of Work, Connectedness & Learning

    Bruce Daisley is a best selling author and technology leader from the UK.  He is one of the most respected thought leaders on the subject of workplace culture and the future of work and spent 12 years running Twitter in Europe and previously YouTube in the UK.
    In this episode, we chat about challenging the "resilience orthodoxy" and challenging expected work intensity, and recognising the amazing power of groups for learning. 
    I also share which events The Edtech Podcast will be at in the next few weeks. This is an episode with loads of amazing recommendations  - happy listening! 

    • 51 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.

Godfathertasm ,

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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