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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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#148 - What is your Digital Quotient?

5/14/2019
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What's in this episode? Hello listeners and welcome back to The Edtech Podcast, the show about improving the dialogue between “ed” and “tech” for better innovation and impact. We kick off this week's episode with our friends at Cool Initiatives to find out more about the CI Education Challenge 2019, why they’re going even more early-stage and details on their 6 finalists. We continue with our conversations recorded at GESF earlier this year. First up is the highly-driven Dr Yuhyun Park...

Duration:00:37:49

#147 - Next Billion Edtech Prize Winners

5/6/2019
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What's in this episode? Hi everyone, and welcome back to The Edtech Podcast the show about improving the dialogue between “ed” and “tech” for better innovation and impact. This week we throwback to my visit to Dubai in March. I was visiting the Global Education and Skills Forum, which hosts the global teacher prize and the next billion prize. The next billion edtech prize was launched by the The Varkey Foundation to recognise the most innovative technology destined to have a radical...

Duration:00:58:39

#146 - Only Connect

4/26/2019
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What's in this episode? Welcome to episode three of the Education 4.0 series co-curated with Jisc. This week’s episode of our series looks at where, when and how will learning happen when many of us spend lots of time online. Enjoy! and don't forget to message in or post using #edu4_0! People Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | @podcastedtechJames Clay, for Higher Education teaching and learning, Jisc | Twitter:@jamesclayHattie Abretti,@hattieabrettiShira...

Duration:00:58:16

#145 - Edtech strategy, listener responses

4/10/2019
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What's in this episode? Hi everyone and welcome to The Edtech Podcast. Our mission is to improve the dialogue between “ed” and “tech” and this week’s no different as we delve into some listener feedback on the edtech strategy published last week by the department for education in the UK. We’ve got to know some of the edtech strategies and approaches by different Governments around the world so it is interesting to reflect on developments closer to home, namely, Here at The Edtech Podcast...

Duration:00:22:06

#144 - Digging into Digital Skills Development

4/4/2019
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What's in this episode? Hello listeners! This week’s episode is a treasure trove digging into digital skills development. You’ll hear from Kerensa Jennings on the art of audio production and digital skill access for all, Iris Lapinski on new learning tools early adopter teachers who want to pick up new skills in machine learning and AI, and Patrick Cutliffe who is working with Facebook to upskill a huge cohort of 18-30 year old learners to earners. Enjoy, and send us your feedback and...

Duration:00:50:40

#143 - What do teachers want from edtech?

3/26/2019
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What's in this episode? Hello! This week you'll hear a cameo from my L.O when he was far more little and trying out his microphone skills, plus a panel of teachers from around the world and in wildly different settings on what they want from edtech. This episode was recorded LIVE at the Global Education and Skills World Forum. Enjoy, and send us your feedback and comments! People Sophie Bailey @podcastedtechKoen Timmers,@zelfstudieAbdikadir Ismail,@AbdiismMio HorioMario SantiBanez Caro...

Duration:00:47:40

#142 - What is Education 4.0?

3/19/2019
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What's in this episode? Hello dear listeners and welcome to episode two of the Education 4.0 series. This episode was largely recorded at the recent Digifest event run by Jisc. I'm in conversation with a variety of edtech entrepreneurs, further and higher education specialists in information technology, big data ethics and skills development about what Education 4.0 means and what the implications might be for how we "do" education. I hope you enjoy and don't forget to message in or post...

Duration:01:19:01

#141 - For those who want to shape the world, not just fit in

3/12/2019
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What's in this episode? Hello listeners from Digifest! This week i'm in conversation with Ed Fidoe of the London Interdisciplinary School on launching a new style of degree University set up to tackle "humanity’s most complex problems". We also throw back to an old recording from Innovate Edtech with a Governor and edtech entrepreneur, a teacher and a dyslexic learning technology advisor in conversation about what makes great learner experience design. Big shout out to Cool Initiatives...

Duration:00:59:24

#139 - How to ask questions & what to do with a s**t tonne of data

2/20/2019
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What's in this episode? Hello listeners! We hope you enjoyed last weeks episode, the first of our new Education 4.0 series, co-curated with our friends at Jisc. We’ll be back next month with the next episode of the series. You can follow the conversation using #Edu4_0. This week’s episode is the first in a few episodes where we start to dig into some contemporary educational research and how that might inform teaching and learning decisions, leadership, and product design. What else? A...

Duration:00:38:22

#138 - Education 4.0 > Teaching Transformed

2/13/2019
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What's in this episode? Hello dear listeners, welcome to this new episode of The Edtech Podcast, the show that aims to improve the dialogue between ed and tech for better innovation and impact. This week I’m super excited to share the first episode in our new series Education 4.0, co-curated with our friends at Jisc. You can follow the conversation using #Edu4_0. This week is all about teaching transformed covering everything from setting up an entirely new teaching and learning...

Duration:00:43:56

Coming soon...a new series on The Edtech Podcast

2/10/2019
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Coming soon… Education 4.0 – a new series on The Edtech Podcast co-curated with JISC. This seven-part podcast series will examine the changing world of higher and further education, exploring questions including: The Education 4.0 series is co-curated by Sophie Bailey, Founder and Host of The Edtech Podcast, Martin Hamilton, resident Futurist at JISC and Sue Attewell, Head of change - further education (FE) and skills and the Edtech Launchpad programme at JISC. External contributions...

Duration:00:03:22

#137 - What does the Secretary of State for Education have in store for Edtech in England?

1/31/2019
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Thank you to Cool Initiatives for sponsoring this week's episode. Check out their competition, and chance to win £10k, here. What's in this episode? Hello everyone, this week we listen into the Secretary of State for Education's plans for Edtech in England, plus the creative brains behind Scratch on the early days of computers, a teacher and the institute of imagination on hands on learning, a new club for edutainment toys, and an insanely enthusiastic digital media FE teacher on...

Duration:01:05:58

#136 - Global Innovators at HundrED Summit

1/16/2019
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What's in this episode? In this week’s episode, we speak to Global innovators from around the world, as recorded at HundrED Summit in Helsinki. There’s a natural link to last week’s guest Pia Pakarinen who talked about entrepreneurialism and education and many of our guests have a background in user design or brand and have found success in applying their thinking to creating bold learning experiences. Plus, find out how the under-18s in your life can enter a new competition for those...

Duration:01:13:11

#135 - FINLAND: "It’s time to come up with new innovations"

1/7/2019
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Welcome back dear listeners! Bring on 2019!! What's in this episode? This episode was recorded at HundrED Summit in Helsinki. We talk about how to sustain and scale change in education. The role of autonomy, entrepreneurialism, teachers and students in change making AND why we should never forget the greats in pedagogical thinking. People Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | @podcastedtechPia Pakarinen,| Pia_PakarinenIlona Taimela,| @IlonaTaimelaPasi...

Duration:00:51:14

#134 - Edtech Cheer

12/24/2018
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What's in this episode? This week find out how you can win a job lot of nano seconds in a special listener giveaway, PLUS we throw back to TechCrunch, editor, Mike Butcher reviewing the Next Billion edtech prize nominees, and chat to Vikas Pota about new venture Tmrw Digital. Also, as a listener find out how you can pick up your complimentary ticket to GESF/Next Billion 2019. People Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | @podcastedtechMike...

Duration:00:39:38

#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