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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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

    #182 - Innovation

    #182 - Innovation

    What is innovation? How can it be measured and sustained? How can a culture of innovation be developed, and what examples of pedagogical and technological innovation have come to the fore in recent years? We speak to entrepreneurs, ecosystem developers, academics and educators about the role of innovation in virtual reality in T&L, career technical education in the U.S, STEAM education in Belgium, and real-world problem-solving in Bhutan. Phew! 

    • 1 hr 16 min
    #181 - Vocational Learning & Technology in Finland

    #181 - Vocational Learning & Technology in Finland

    This week’s episode throws back to our LIVE recording at Dare to Learn 2019 in Helsinki, Finland, recorded during the same week as HEL we can!, an event on Boosting Skills & Continuous Learning in Europe. With a panel of adult education and corporate training providers, teachers, and eco-system supporters we asked questions such as 'Whose responsibility is upskilling workers?', and, 'Are learning economics fit for purpose in corporate learning?'. Listen in for more!

    • 49 min
    #180 - 1001 Student Experiences

    #180 - 1001 Student Experiences

    This week, we are talking about all things student experience. In an effort to dispel the myth of the “traditional student’ we talk to a range of guests about how Universities are adapting to diverse student needs, what support systems should not be taken for granted, and the dual role of tutor and technology in helping students to achieve.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    #179 - Empowering Teaching and Learning

    #179 - Empowering Teaching and Learning

    Our first episode of 2020 is all about Empowering Teachers and Learners. You will hear from a range of school leaders, professional development specialists, and techie teachers, about the conditions to empower teachers and learners. We talk teacher time, flexibility and trust, evidence-based practice relevant to particular school context and how to best implement tech that supports T & L.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    #178 - Wellbeing

    #178 - Wellbeing

    In this episode, you will hear from a range of school leaders and teachers, wellbeing experts and coaches about what can and is being done to support an everyday approach to self, student and staff care. If you feel overwhelmed the Education Support helpline is free and offers confidential emotional support on 08 triple 000 562561, or go to www.educationsupport.org.uk/

    • 1 hr 8 min
    #177 - David Shull, Head of Handshake UK and Europe

    #177 - David Shull, Head of Handshake UK and Europe

    This week I’m in conversation with David Shull, Head of Handshake UK and Europe. Handshake work to make the student employability space or “bridge to work” better. We chat about starting Handshake, the pain points for employers aiming to recruit students, and creating more opportunities for students no matter where they are located. We also have some snippets from Ian Hurd, who was out and about at the recent Ufi Voctech Showcase, chatting to MegaNexus, Nissan and Pembrokeshire College.

    • 42 min

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