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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

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

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

#216 - VocTech Now: three college stories, responding to the pandemic

11/27/2020
What's in this episode? VocTech Now was part of Ufi's response to support the vocational learning sector in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic. It addressed the immediate barriers being faced by supporting vocational learning providers to rapidly transition to remote teaching and training and deliver accessible learning at a time of significant change. This was done with small grants of between £10k and £25k. In this episode, you'll hear stories from three colleges; Lancaster & Morecambe...

Duration:00:59:46

#215 - VocTech in the Criminal Justice System

11/13/2020
What's in this episode? This episode was hosted live as part of Ufi VocTech Trust’s ‘Week of VocTech’. Ufi Voctech Trust champions the power of technology to improve skills for work. They do this through various grantees and investments, and more recently through funding specifically to ensure the continuity of vocational learning in response to COVID. This episode looks at some of the projects Ufi Voctech Trust have been supporting that are involved in vocational education across the...

Duration:00:44:37

#213 - Investor Special: The Future of Work experiment

10/29/2020
What's in this episode? We look at the future of work experiment that is 2020 in this investor special, and interrogate some of the forecasts for the future of work now that many of them have come true. Our guests this week 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 or 'workertech', whilst the other is General Partner at an early-stage fund investing in...

Duration:00:44:12

#212 – What Matters in Edtech: Skills

10/23/2020
Welcome to the latest episode of the GLOBAL edition of our What Matters in Edtech Series, our podcast collaboration with Bett. This podcast series is all about the things that matter in education, and how and when tech might help. Thank you to Bett for supporting this series and to Pearson for supporting this episode. What's in this episode? In this episode looking at skills, we are in conversation with an amazing 19-year-old key worker on her experience of 2020, an SVP on understanding...

Duration:00:47:49

#211 - Standing up for the Student Experience

10/13/2020
What's in this episode? In this episode, we seek to explore how the student experience is being created and supported in 2020 at our Higher Education institutions. In conversation with leaders and students from across EMEA and the U.S, we ask; You can follow the conversation using #EdtechEdge and #edtechpod. People Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | @podcastedtechKate Daubney@careerampersand Victoria Wade,@CareersGroupNavneet...

Duration:01:18:34

#210 - Simulation tech for workforce training

9/30/2020
What's in this episode? In this episode we throwback to a past recording chatting about the power of role-play and simulation technology in hostile environment training and international development. This episode was recorded at the start of 2020 in pre-COVID times so you will also hear an update from one of our guests, Mike Todd, reflecting on what has changed since our recording. Enjoy! People Mike Todd, CEO,Near Life | Twitter:@NearLifeTech Kathy Relleen Evans, Director,...

Duration:00:30:51

#209 – What Matters in Edtech Global: Innovation

9/28/2020
Welcome to the latest episode of the GLOBAL edition of our What Matters in Edtech Series, our podcast collaboration with Bett. This podcast series is all about the things that matter in education, and how and when tech might help. A big shout out to Bett for supporting this series, to Aruba for supporting this episode. What's in this episode? Innovation can sometimes feel esoteric. Yet, without it where would we be? Endlessly plodding perhaps… In this episode, we are talking innovation...

Duration:01:15:26

#208 - School leadership in the age of COVID-19

9/17/2020
What's in this episode? This week’s bonus episode is a LIVE recording featuring a discussion I hosted at the FROG20 conference in August with two school leaders talking about how they kept calm and carried on during 2020. Stay listening in if you’re facing the rest of 2020 and feeling like you need a boost or some extra ideas on how to manage the madness. People Sophie Bailey@podcastedtechNick House@GreenshawHigh Kate Wragg,@MrsKateWragg Show Notes and References Check out...

Duration:00:23:40

#207 - Campus reopening: how to support your institution and students

9/9/2020
What's in this episode? COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the student experience. This first episode in the second season of our "The Edge" series, supported by Salesforce.Org, is all about the campus reopening and how to best support both the institution and students during this time. Four guests share ideas around contact tracing, wellbeing, hybrid teaching and learning, and innovative student experience. Expect synchronous student cooking classes with a Michelin star chef, musings on...

Duration:01:15:47

TRAILER - Season 2 of The Edge (our HigherEd Podcast Series)

9/7/2020
A peek into our new HigherEd series, with Salesforce.Org. This series takes a fresh look at higher education and digital transformation. Clips used in this trailer to "set the scene" of HigherEd in 2020; Digital Transformation at the World's Oldest University The Edge: Accelerating Higher Education, is the second season from The Edtech Podcast, supported by Salesforce.org, and exploring the intersection of higher education and digital transformation. You can follow the conversation using...

Duration:00:03:14

#206 - Learning in the Flow of Work

9/3/2020
What's in this episode? A pre-COVID workplace learning technology chat. In this episode we throwback to a past recording at Reimagine Education in December 2019, where we were in pre-COVID times chatting about the power of workplace learning technology in our Voctech Podcast LIVE session. You will hear about: People Sophie Bailey@podcastedtechRichard Price@RichardPriceUK Jacob Waern@EduMeSocialJoe Ludlow@joeludlowCatherine Wallwork@catherinewallw1 Show Notes and References Check out...

Duration:00:30:24

#205 - Back to School, Back to College with The Edtech Demonstrator Programme

8/31/2020
What's in this episode? The next in our mini-series on the edtech demonstrator programme in England, this time with a focus on back to school and college. Lots of tips on continuity of learning, plus peer to peer and wellbeing support. Also in this episode, Fergus Bruce of Sublime talking us through this week’s guest blog and Caroline Wright of BESA with some events news. And finally, Charlie James of edtech demonstrator college, Basingstoke College of Technology, on from learner to...

Duration:00:54:04

#204 - Preparing for a successful September return

8/23/2020
What's in this episode? This week’s episode shares the work of edtech demonstrator schools and colleges in England. The EdTech Demonstrator Programme is a network of schools and colleges across England who exhibit effective practice in the use of technology. The Demonstrator Schools and Colleges involved in the programme provide professional development and support, focusing initially on supporting the effective delivery of remote teaching practices to schools and colleges across the...

Duration:01:21:40

#203 - Bilingual Workforce Training in the age of COVID (and beyond)

8/14/2020
What's in this episode? This week’s episode is all about some of the immediate responses to training through technology in the wake of COVID-19. You’ll hear from professionals in both early years and further education, on how they engaged learners, helped support rapid training of the workforce and the long term positive impact. We talk about funding, contextualising content, and the spirit of generosity and giving during the age of COVID. Enjoy! Thank you Ufi Voctech Trust for supporting...

Duration:00:41:54

#202 - What Matters in Edtech Global Education Council

7/29/2020
Welcome to the third episode of the GLOBAL edition of our What Matters in Edtech Series, our podcast collaboration with Bett. This podcast series is all about the things that matter in education, and how and when tech might help. A big shout out to Bett for supporting this series, to HP for supporting this episode, and to our fantastic guests for making this episode so insightful. What's in this episode? This week, we are chatting to Bett’s Global Education Council, getting to grips with...

Duration:01:03:23

#201 - The Early Careers Market and its response to Covid-19

7/24/2020
What's in this episode? This episode looks at the early careers space and delves into the response for young people going into the world of work, amidst the pandemic. You will hear from investors, entrepreneurs and graduate interns all interested in innovation around young people, skills development and employment in the age of Covid-19. With internships, apprenticeships, and traditional volunteering opportunities all closing down to some extent; what opportunity is there to support young...

Duration:00:47:06

#200 - A Conversation with Chip Paucek, CEO of 2U

7/22/2020
What's in this episode? "You can do a tonne online, but it would be great to have a beer." In the first of our new conversations making sense of the world with Covid, I speak to the CEO of 2U, Chip Paucek. We talk about why the University campus isn’t going to disappear anytime soon, what makes remote learning high-quality, and what it's like to experience the highs and lows of being an edtech CEO and entrepreneur. Plus, we made it to episode 200. Thanks for listening...

Duration:00:40:30

#199 - Lessons from Home Learning

7/16/2020
What's in this episode? This week’s episode is all about home learning. We’re in conversation with school leaders and digital leads, Edtech Demonstrator coordinators, editors and edtech companies taking stock of the past weeks experience in the UK and how we might prepare and improve as the Autumn term approaches, with local lockdowns also looming. Plus, the need for better data, and a quick message from the author of our latest guest blog post: ‘Teaching through the pandemic – A Brit’s...

Duration:01:03:15

#198 - University Reopening

7/9/2020
What's in this episode? In this week's episode, you'll hear from the Director of Teaching and Learning for the School of Computer Science at the University of Lincoln in the UK. Chris Headleand developed an innovative way to keep students and staff connected to the University of Lincoln during lockdown, by creating a virtual campus called Lincoln Island which has been downloaded over 8000 times. We chat to Chris about the opportunity for Universities to really reinvigorate their teaching...

Duration:00:31:54

#197 - What is Scenario Based Learning?

7/1/2020
What's in this episode? In this week’s episode we throwback to a past recording with John Brindle a learning technologist at the University of Liverpool, who offers up lots of useful frameworks for those who might be finding themselves thrown into the world of learning technology and the pedagogy of online learning and all the head-scratching that entails. Thank you Ufi Voctech Trust for supporting this series and vocational skills development in the UK through their investments and grants...

Duration:00:26:22