49 episodes

Welcome to the Brighter Thinking Pod from the International Education group of Cambridge University Press & Assessment. We provide a place where international education enthusiasts from all backgrounds can come together to discuss the challenges faced by teachers in a modern classroom and discover new teaching ideas.

Our panels consist of teachers, authors, key subject figures and more. If you'd like to get involved, follow us on Twitter or Instagram @CambridgeInt and send in your show suggestions!

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Welcome to the Brighter Thinking Pod from the International Education group of Cambridge University Press & Assessment. We provide a place where international education enthusiasts from all backgrounds can come together to discuss the challenges faced by teachers in a modern classroom and discover new teaching ideas.

Our panels consist of teachers, authors, key subject figures and more. If you'd like to get involved, follow us on Twitter or Instagram @CambridgeInt and send in your show suggestions!

    Introduction to Climate Change Education

    Introduction to Climate Change Education

    Welcome back to the Brighter Thinking Pod from Cambridge. 

    In today's episode, we're starting to think about climate change education, moreover, what is education's role in tackling the climate crisis?

    Our host for this episode is Head of Thought Leadership at Cambridge, Paul Ellis. He is joined by special guest, Chrsitine Özden. Christine is the Global Director for Climate Education at Cambridge University Press & Assessment, and is focused on the climate-related contexts, challenges and opportunities for all of us within the world of education.
     
    Show notes: 
    Cambridge Introudction to Climate Change paper - https://www.cambridgeinternational.org/why-choose-us/benefits-of-a-cambridge-education/climate-change-education/
    Climate change education survey - https://cambridge.welcomesyourfeedback.net/s/tmmmin
    Cambridge X (Twitter) - https://twitter.com/CambridgeInt
    Cambridge Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/cambridgeint/
    Full podcast transcript on Brighter Thinking Blog - https://www.cambridge.org/education/blog/brighter-thinking-pod-ep-43-introduction-to-climate-change-education
     

    • 16 min
    How to be an Effective Maths Teacher in the Fast-Changing Modern World

    How to be an Effective Maths Teacher in the Fast-Changing Modern World

    In this episode, we discuss a topic that is never far from teachers' lips: technology! From ChatGPT to Wolfram Alpha, we look at how teachers are still the most valuable asset a student has, even in this world of rapidly-advancing technology.
    Our host for this episode is Commissioning Editor for our maths titles at the Press, Arifah Khan. She is joined by two special guests, Karen Morrison and Nick Hamshaw. 
    Karen is an experienced teacher and teacher-trainer who now works as an author and materials developer. She is the author of a number of mathematics courses. Nick is a maths teacher, senior leader and author of our Cambridge IGCSE™ Mathematics Core & Extended coursebook.
    For all the show notes, plus extra info, go to cambridge.org/education/blog/brighter-thinking-pod-ep-42-how-to-be-an-effective-maths-teacher-in-a-fast-changing-modern-world

    • 59 min
    Bonus ep: How Students can get Match Fit for Examinations by Learning from Elite Athletes and the Latest Scientific Research

    Bonus ep: How Students can get Match Fit for Examinations by Learning from Elite Athletes and the Latest Scientific Research

    This is a special five part mini-series where we are focusing on how best to eat healthily throughout our lives and encourage other people to do the same. 
    In this fifth and final episode, we discuss what students can learn from elite athletes when preparing for their examinations. Your host for this episode is Paul Ellis – Head of Teaching and Learning Strategy at Cambridge Assessment International Education. Our other regular co-host in this series, Dr Chris McLeod, turns guest for this episode. Chris is an academic at Loughborough University, UK, with an expertise in behavioural nutrition and public health. His research aims to improve people’s nutrition, and particularly the nutrition of vulnerable populations by implementing psychological interventions in the public health space.
    Find all show notes and extra information at cambridge.org/education/blog/brighter-thinking-pod-nutrition.

    • 35 min
    Bonus ep: The Difficulties and Avenues for Delivering Educational Offerings About Healthy Eating to Minoritized Ethnic Communities

    Bonus ep: The Difficulties and Avenues for Delivering Educational Offerings About Healthy Eating to Minoritized Ethnic Communities

    This is a special five part mini-series where we are focusing on how best to eat healthily throughout our lives and encourage other people to do the same. 
    In this fourth episode, we discuss healthy eating for minoritized ethnic communities. Your hosts are Paul Ellis – Head of Teaching and Learning Strategy at Cambridge Assessment International Education – and Dr Chris McLeod – an academic at Loughborough University, UK, with an expertise in behavioural nutrition and public health. Our special guest for this episode is Dr Hibbah Osei-Kwasi – Lecturer in the school of sport, exercise and health sciences at Loughborough University. Hibbah's research focuses on dietary practices and behavioural change interventions for black, minority ethnic groups.
    Find all show notes and extra information at cambridge.org/education/blog/brighter-thinking-pod-nutrition.

    • 33 min
    Bonus ep: Educating Adults to Eat More Healthily

    Bonus ep: Educating Adults to Eat More Healthily

    This is a special five part mini-series where we are focusing on how best to eat healthily throughout our lives and encourage other people to do the same. 
    In this third episode, we continue up the ages and look at how best to educate adults when it comes to healthy eating. Your hosts are Paul Ellis - Head of Teaching and Learning Strategy at Cambridge Assessment International Education - and Dr Chris McLeod - an academic at Loughborough University, UK, with an expertise in behavioural nutrition and public health. Our special guest for this episode is Dr Lucy Porter – a Postdoctural Researcher who is interested in why we eat the things we do and how we can use psychology to make healthy eating easy and enjoyable. 
    Find all show notes and extra information at cambridge.org/education/blog/brighter-thinking-pod-nutrition.
     

    • 29 min
    Bonus ep: Understanding How Adolescents Could Eat More Healthily

    Bonus ep: Understanding How Adolescents Could Eat More Healthily

    This is a special five part mini-series where we are focusing on how best to eat healthily throughout our lives and encourage other people to do the same. 
    In this second episode, we look at understanding how adolescents could eat more healthily. Your hosts are Paul Ellis - Head of Teaching and Learning Strategy at Cambridge Assessment International Education - and Dr Chris McLeod - an academic at Loughborough University, UK, with an expertise in behavioural nutrition and public health. Our special guest for this episode is Lecturer in Psychology at Loughborough University, Dr Hannah White.
    Find all show notes and extra information at cambridge.org/education/blog/brighter-thinking-pod-nutrition.

    • 31 min

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