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

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    • 4.8 • 39 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

    VocTech Now: a response to support the vocational learning sector during 2020

    VocTech Now: a response to support the vocational learning sector during 2020

    VocTech Now was part of Ufi's response to support the vocational learning sector in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    In this episode, you'll hear stories from three colleges; Lancaster & Morecambe College, the Isle of Wight College and South West College in Northern Ireland. Our guests talk about some of the Further Education challenges they faced during 2020, how their collaboration with Voctech Now has had a positive impact and we delve into some of the lessons they have learnt along the way.

    • 59 min
    VocTech in the Criminal Justice System

    VocTech in the Criminal Justice System

    This episode was part of Ufi Voctech Trust's 'Week of Voctech' and looks at some of the projects Ufi Voctech Trust have been supporting that are involved in vocational education across the criminal justice system. 

    You’ll hear about providing access to learning environments, tailoring and adapting learning, assessing learning and creating employment opportunities.

    • 44 min
    What’s next for VocTech and FE?

    What’s next for VocTech and FE?

    This episode of the VocTech Podcast was hosted live as part of Ufi VocTech Trust's 'Week of VocTech'. We are chatting with our guests to discuss the near and long-term future for vocational technology and further education.

    • 55 min
    Investor Special: The Future of Work experiment

    Investor Special: The Future of Work experiment

    In this episode, we look at the future of work experiment that is 2020 and interrogate some of the forecasts for the future of work now that many of them have come true. 

    Our guests are both investors coming at the conversation from two very different angles. One, funds and supports ambitious ideas for using technology to improve the lives of low wage workers, whilst the other is from an early-stage fund investing in workplace technology companies that have a strategy to sell to and through employers.

    • 44 min
    What Matters in Edtech Global: Skills

    What Matters in Edtech Global: Skills

    We are in conversation with an amazing 19-year-old key worker on her experience of 2020, an SVP on understanding more about how vocational learning pathways are adapting to a fast-shifting employment landscape and a principal and CEO on the education sector moving forward on cultivating essential skills.

    • 47 min
    Standing up for the Student Experience

    Standing up for the Student Experience

    In this episode, we seek to explore how the student experience is being created and supported in 2020 at our Higher Education institutions. We are in conversation with leaders and students from across EMEA and the U.S.

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 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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