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A bi-weekly airing of edtech interviews, trends and news from the former head of content, Bett.

A bi-weekly airing of edtech interviews, trends and news from the former head of content, Bett.
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A bi-weekly airing of edtech interviews, trends and news from the former head of content, Bett.

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English


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#133 - What is Edtech 50 Schools & how can you enter?

12/18/2018
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The first in a round of edtech podcast shorts. What's in this episode? This week we explore the Edtech 50 Schools initiative and how you can enter. Don't worry, if you're listening to this after the deadline (End Jan 2019) you'll still hear about great case studies of innovative and impactful schools. Enter your (UK) school here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/QTX5KVV People Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | @podcastedtechMark Anderson,@ICTEvangelistTy...

Duration:00:27:21

#132 - Artificial Intelligence in Education

12/5/2018
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This episode was recorded at The Edtech Podcast Festival 2018 and is sponsored by the Ufi Charitable Trust and rounds off another year of AMAZING EPISODES. This one is particularly good! Thank you to Ufi for supporting our mission to improve the dialogue between ed and tech for better innovation and impact. Thanks also to The Tech's Message Podcast for leading the LIVE discussion. You can register your interest for the next festival here. What's in this episode? This week we have the...

Duration:01:13:26

#131 - Raising the Student Voice

11/26/2018
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This episode was recorded at The Edtech Podcast Festival 2018. You can register your interest for the next festival here. Thank you to the Ufi Charitable Trust for sponsoring this week's episode and supporting our mission to improve the dialogue between ed and tech for better innovation and impact. 🙌 What's in this episode? This week I'm delighted to bring the second episode of the Ufi upskilling mini-series on The Edtech Podcast. This series will take a bite-size look at technologies in...

Duration:00:42:10

#130 - Saving teachers time

11/12/2018
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This episode was recorded at The Edtech Podcast Festival 2018 and is sponsored by Cool Initiatives. Thanks to The Teacher Toolkit Podcast for leading the discussion. You can register your interest for the next festival here. What's in this episode? This week on the podcast we look at the critical issue of saving teachers time. Where can tech help? And where do new tech solutions add to workload? Plus, a quick cutaway to an edtech podcast listener and throwback to past Cool Initiatives...

Duration:00:48:13

#129 - Why alternative pathways to learning might not be alternative anymore

10/31/2018
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This episode was recorded at The Edtech Podcast Festival 2018. You can register your interest for the next festival here. What's in this episode? This week I'm delighted to announce the ufi upskilling mini-series on The Edtech Podcast. This series will take a bite-size look at technologies in work-place training which are changing the ways we learn and thrive. This week, we look at how VR is assisting safe and complex training in the nuclear energy sector. What else? This week's episode...

Duration:00:49:58

#128 - Schools Week LIVE on national computing, assessment and car park capitalism gone mad

10/25/2018
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This episode was recorded at The Edtech Podcast Festival 2018. You can register your interest for the next festival here. What's in this episode? SCHOOLS WEEK LIVE recorded from our podcast festival with Catherine Murray, Digital Editor, and Jess Staufenberg, Senior Reporter, at Schools Week commenting on everything from school transparency to national computing success. A great peek into English policy and news for our international listeners, PLUS hear about how you can place computer...

Duration:00:46:32

#127 - Alex Beard on Natural Born Learners

10/9/2018
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This episode was recorded at On Deck: Ed Tech* What's in this episode? Alex Beard, former English teacher and author of the book Natural Born Learners (not Leaders Sophie!!), is in conversation with David Booth, former-founder, product manager and early stage technology investor with a background in venture capital and law. This episode ranges from Silicon Valley, South Korea, and Singapore, to Finland, Southwark and Socrates to explore the book former edtech podcast guest Geoff Barton...

Duration:00:47:41

#126 - The Power of the Polymath with Dr Jess Wade

10/3/2018
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This episode was recorded at The Edtech Podcast Festival. What's in this episode? We are back podcast fans! A bit of a gap in the schedule due to festival distractions, travelling and being asleep. Now, a whole raft of new content for your ears - YAY! This episode couldn't be more timely, whilst CERN throw out an associate for being silly about women in Physics, and whilst a woman in Physics wins the Physics Nobel Prize, Dr Jess Wade takes to the stage to tell us all about the history...

Duration:00:34:51

#125 - Geoff Barton, the General Secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders

9/10/2018
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This episode features an interview recorded at GESF. This episode is sponsored by Cool Initiatives, RocketFund and features part one of our mini-series with Canvas by Instructure. What's in this episode? This week’s episode features my conversation with Geoff Barton, the General Secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders. We talk about what the top priorities are for education leaders, in which situations technology can be a useful leadership tool, and why podcasts are...

Duration:00:35:12

#124 - Digital Transformation in Higher Education (UK/Bahrain)

8/27/2018
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This episode features an interview recorded at GESF. This episode is sponsored by Blockcerts and features part one of our mini-series with Canvas by Instructure. What's in this episode? This week’s episode is all about digital transformation in Higher Education and we range from Anglia Ruskin University in the UK to the University of Bahrain. First up, as part of our new mini-series feature with Canvas by Instructure, I share a conversation with Professor Iain Martin, Vice Chancellor of...

Duration:00:25:10

#123 - Sharon Leu, Senior Advisor, Higher Education Innovation, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology

8/19/2018
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This episode was recorded at SXSWEDU. What's in this episode? This week we are in conversation with Sharon Leu, Policy Advisor for the Office for Educational Technology in the USA whose particular focus is increasing access, decreasing cost, and improving outcomes for all students and adult learners in postsecondary education. I spoke to Sharon during my trip out to SXSWEdu and we cover off topics including how the Office for Edtech are re-imagining and identifying what students look...

Duration:00:24:40

#122 - UK DFE EDTECH ANNOUNCEMENT & Global Teacher Prize Nominees on Robotics & Maths

8/7/2018
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This episode was recorded at GESF. This episode is sponsored by Blockcerts. What's in this episode? Listen in to hear about the announcement from the UK Department for Education Edtech Team on 5 areas they are focusing on where they see technology can offer real value. All the details in this episode intro. Also, two inspiring interviews from Global Teacher Prize nominees on improving access and interest to robotics, mathematics and STEAM skills - from Hawaii to Australia and...

Duration:00:43:35

#121 - Edtech & the education gap in less connected areas

7/24/2018
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Welcome to this tenth and final episode of the The Future Tech for Education Series on The Edtech Podcast, supported by Pearson What's in this episode? This final episode of The Pearson series on future tech for education reflects on edtech internationally. What does a review of 130 reports on edtech internationally tell us about best practice and evidence based learning in emergencies and displaced settings? What are the common misconceptions about connectivity as a barrier to edtech, and...

Duration:00:32:51

#120 - All rise the learning engineer

7/4/2018
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This episode was recorded at The London Festival of Learning and SXSWEDU. What's in this episode? This week’s podcast features a smorgasbord of guests. First up, a Chinese AI company in conversation with a US army learning scientist and standards bods on technology in education. We explore what the profession of learning engineering could bring to new software innovation which truly understands pedagogy. IEEE Icicle are seeking help on building up standards in this area and on AI in...

Duration:00:48:01

#119 - Blockchain in Education

6/24/2018
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This episode was recorded at GESF. What's in this episode? What is Blockchain? How are Governments using Blockchain technology? What are the implications for learners, education providers and employers? Listen in to this fascinating chat which probes at how to keep the internet and future technologies open and equitable. People Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | @podcastedtechNatalie Smolensk is a cultural anthropologist and the Biz Dev lead for Blockcert...

Duration:00:40:31

#118 - Is Self Directed Learning a Fallacy?

6/15/2018
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The Edtech Podcast is Back! What's in this episode? This week’s episode is a takeover special with three students from Six 21 (part of School 21 in Newham, London) who take on the question, "Is Self Directed Learning a Fallacy?" as their real world learning project. Listen in as they explore the perspectives of a neuroscientist, a learner and an educational leader on self-directed learning, having researched, produced, published and promoted this week's episode. Kudos! People in this...

Duration:00:30:46

The Edtech Podcast Out of Office*

5/23/2018
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This episode gives you the low-down on my whereabouts for the next few episodes. I am in France riding the Raid Pyrenean in aid of the Homerton Hope charity: justgiving.com/fornell What does this mean? I'm cycling 720km in distance and 16,000m in elevation through the Pyrenean mountain range to raise £5k for Homerton Hospital Charity. You can check out our stage maps here: tinyurl.com/ridefornell I'm about 65% to my target. If you feel that you would like to add something towards...

Duration:00:03:25

#117 - Nordic Edtech & Innovation

5/20/2018
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This episode was recorded at SXSWEDU. Thanks to edvinca and Class Central for sponsoring this episode. What's in this episode? This week’s episode features three conversations from across Norway, Finland and Sweden. First up, I just wanted to give all this week’s guests a massive high five for their amazing accents. Listen in to hear about everything from where to hang out in Austin, what happens when you take an artificial intelligence course online aged 13, and how to get over global...

Duration:00:55:43

#116 - Making, Cycling & AR with Jesús Ariel Sánchez at SXSWedu

5/13/2018
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This episode was recorded at SXSWEDU. Thanks to Class Central for sponsoring this episode. What's in this episode? This week I am in conversation with Jesús Ariel Sánchez, a K-12 teacher from the E. E. MILLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL in North Carolina. Jesus is a listener to The Edtech Podcast and we got the chance to meet and record at this year’s SXSWedu where we talked apps, cycling and making. This episode also includes a heap of listener feedback from Uber's in India to...

Duration:00:23:45

#115 - Anant Agwal, CEO, edX

5/9/2018
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This episode was recorded at SXSWEDU. A BIG THANKS to edvinca and Class Central for sponsoring this episode. What's in this episode? This week I am in conversation with edX CEO Anant Agwal. I interviewed Anant the day after he shared a stage with US Ed Secretary, Betsy De Vos, where he encouraged her to consider a range of policy options in front of a live audience at SXSWEDU in Austin. In this recording we talk about that experience, plus how MOOCS and online learning are developing, why...

Duration:00:34:02