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A weekly podcast discussing and debating the structures, practices, technologies, and values of the greatest classroom on planet earth in the 21st Century: Classroom 21. Join your hosts James Simms, Marta Soteras and Mike Prior as they welcome guests and influencers to discuss and shape Classroom 21. Aimed at teachers and middle managers in secondary education in Europe and North America, Classroom 21 will be challenging, provocative and unflinchingly honest about where we are in education today and where we must go.

The Teacher in Classroom 21 James Simms

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

A weekly podcast discussing and debating the structures, practices, technologies, and values of the greatest classroom on planet earth in the 21st Century: Classroom 21. Join your hosts James Simms, Marta Soteras and Mike Prior as they welcome guests and influencers to discuss and shape Classroom 21. Aimed at teachers and middle managers in secondary education in Europe and North America, Classroom 21 will be challenging, provocative and unflinchingly honest about where we are in education today and where we must go.

    Oliver Caviglioli - The Dual Coding Guy

    Oliver Caviglioli - The Dual Coding Guy

    Welcome to The Teacher in Classroom 21 podcast hosted by James Simms, Owner and CEO of The EverLearner. In this episode, James meets with Oliver Caviglioi. Oliver is a teacher, ex-Headteacher, Author and Designer. Oliver is widely renowned for his work on dual coding, a wonderfully graspable series of ideas that influence so much of what happens in classrooms and schools. 
    This podcast is about ideas. It is about how human beings learn, how our classrooms must reflect that and how all teachers can build resources and experiences that cause learning deeply and efficiently. 

    • 54 min
    Authentic Leadership with Cheryl Schmidt

    Authentic Leadership with Cheryl Schmidt

    Welcome to The Teacher in Classroom 21 podcast hosted by James Simms, Owner and CEO of The EverLearner. In this episode, James meets with Cheryl Schmidt, Assistant Headteacher at East Bergholt High School in Suffolk and discusses the features of excellence in senior educational leadership. Cheryl, having started her work at EBHS as a trainee and having progressed to the senior leadership team epitomises what authentic leadership is. A role model, guide and coach, Cheryl works tirelessly for the good of learners and teachers alike. 
    This is an uplifting podcast with a colleague who will always find the glass half full.

    • 50 min
    Make Change Your Daily Habit! Will Swaithes is The Teacher in Classroom 21

    Make Change Your Daily Habit! Will Swaithes is The Teacher in Classroom 21

    Welcome to The EverLearner Interviews and podcast. Join your host James Simms in conversation with Will Swaithes. Will is a PE teacher, middle and senior educational leader, Ex-Head of PE at the YST national charity and currently freelance educator and student of masters degree in educational leadership. 
    The conversation moves from the position of PE in the educational cycle of children to the challenges faced by PE departments in schools and colleges to the role of change in leadership and the health of young people, teachers and society as a whole. James and Will also address the major pressures currently faced by PE colleagues in a range of settings.
    Listen, download, share and enjoy!

    • 56 min
    The EverLearner! A conversation with James Simms

    The EverLearner! A conversation with James Simms

    Join your host Marta Soteras Munt in conversation with James Simms. James is the creator of theeverlearner.com, Creator of Classroom 21, Specialist in self-paced and blended learning classrooms, key figure in the PE sector in the UK and one of the most-watched teachers on earth.

    • 51 min
    The Hopeful Headteacher with Hannah Wilson

    The Hopeful Headteacher with Hannah Wilson

    Welcome to the Teacher in Classroom 21 podcast. Join James Simms in live video and audio conversation with Hannah Wilson. Hannah is Executive Headteacher and CEO of Aureus School and Aureus Primary School, Co-founder of WomenEd, author of thehopefulheadteacher.blog and advocate of values-led leadership.
    Hannah discusses her recent Action Aid trip to Mozambique where she joined a team of 20 females in building two brand new classrooms at Condlana Primary School.
    Hannah is also the EHT who was featured in the tabloid press in May 2018 for her school’s well-established school dinners and dining hall policy. Headlines ranged from “Halalgate” to “School Only Provides Water and Halal Meat”, both gross misrepresentations of the values-led school dining policy which as established 18 months prior.
    Watch, listen, comment and share this resource far and wide.

    • 55 min
    The Hidden Curriculum and The Future of Academies with Executive Headteacher Ian Hylan

    The Hidden Curriculum and The Future of Academies with Executive Headteacher Ian Hylan

    Join your host James Simms on location with Ian Hylan, Executive Headteacher of Tomlinscote School and Sixth Form College and CEO of the Surrey Heath Educational Trust. James and Ian discuss the role of an executive head, the importance of the hidden curriculum and the potential future of academies.
    Listen, download, subscribe and review our shows!

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

DanHutchwork ,

Thought provoking and insightful!

A real insight in to what the 21st Century teacher might and should look like.
Informative, funny and most importantly, useful to all those who care about education and making changes to young people’s lives.
Enjoy everyone!

Eezipezi ,

Awesome!

Thought provoking CPD

PETutor ,

James does it again!!

Really enjoying listening to these podcasts. James and his team ensure that these conversations are informative and that they go beyond a rigid structure allowing a natural flow. If you are interested in wider issues in education, these podcasts are a must listen!

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