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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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#88 - Erik Harrell, CEO, at Kahoot!

10/22/2017
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I’m in conversation with the CEO of Kahoot, Erik Harrell. We talk British education in Thailand, sailing around the Nordic Fjords & bringing Kahoot! to corporate learning. Plus, David Levin announces he is leaving McGrawHill Education. For full show notes and references go to: https://theedtechpodcast.com

Duration: 00:23:40


87 - Australia & EdTech

10/15/2017
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This week, we’re yabbering on about Australia and Edtech. Crikey! I speak to Summer Howarth, Learning Director, Education Changemakers, John Angley, Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner at AusTrade, Riley Batchelor, CEO, Edugrowth and start up founder, Isuru Wanasinghe, of Life is Yellow. For full show notes and references go to https://theedtechpodcast.com

Duration: 00:42:17


#86 - Betsy Corcoran, Editor, Edsurge

10/4/2017
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This week I’m delighted to share a conversation I recorded with Edsurge CEO and Co-Founder Betsy Corcoran back in May this year. In this episode we talk about how Betsy left her secure role at Forbes (at the height of the economic recession). Betsy then embarked on some educational volunteering, dust-bunny collection and finally set up Edsurge in a bid to better understand why the future technologies of learning were not making it into the everyday schools of California. We also talk yoga,...

Duration: 00:36:14


#85 - The Ed Innovation Landscape

10/1/2017
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In this episode I speak to Patrick Brothers, CEO, Navitas Ventures on the Global Edtech Census which has mapped over 30,000 education companies from around the world into various edtech specialisms. Plus, extra conversations with Scott Kinney, Senior Vice President, at Discovery Education and Matthew Johnson, Associate, Cooley LLP, give us the low down on K-12 and legal landscapes around education innovation in the US and globally. Deborah Quazzo from GSV Labs also joins in the intro to give...

Duration: 00:54:49


#84 - on Educational Reform

9/22/2017
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The fifth edition of the ASU GSV Summit Series on The Edtech Podcast. Listen here. Welcome everyone to this fifth episode from the ASU GSV Summit series on The Edtech Podcast. This week we’re getting into the many-headed beast of educational reform. Educational reform can mean many things to many people, but essentially focuses on changing public education for the better. For example at the time of recording the interviews for this episode the incoming 11th Educational Secretary in the...

Duration: 00:41:02


The Edtech Podcast #83 - China and Edtech

9/15/2017
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The fourth edition of the ASU GSV Summit Series on The Edtech Podcast. Welcome everyone to this fourth episode from the ASU GSV Summit series on The Edtech Podcast. This week we hear about China and Edtech featuring a whole raft of entrepreneurs talking about the internationalisation of Edtech and the part China is playing in investment, innovation and change at a state and consumer level. Educator looking to navigate online tutoring opportunities? Listen In. International School or...

Duration: 01:47:16


#82 - On Efficacy & Impact

9/10/2017
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#82 - On Efficacy and Impact in Edtech The third part of the ASU GSV Summit Series on The Edtech Podcast. Listen here. Welcome everyone to this third episode from the ASU GSV Summit series on The Edtech Podcast. This week we hear about efficacy and impact touching upon evidence-based education, why you shouldn't attempt to be a researcher, and why accreditation isn't the answer in the complicated world of education! Don't forget to check out the reference links below, for more follow up...

Duration: 00:54:17


#81 - How can Edtech Drive School Improvement?

8/31/2017
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#81 - How can Edtech Drive School Improvement? A panel discussion run by the British Educational Suppliers Association during London Edtech Week 2016, recorded for The Edtech Podcast. Listen here. What's in this episode? Hello and welcome everyone. From apps that are aspiring to be the Uber of supply teaching, to cutting-edge platforms and assessment tools allowing school data to be analysed in innovative new ways, many EdTech companies are aiming to enhance teaching and learning...

Duration: 01:23:07


#80 - User-centred design: co-creating best of breed edtech with teachers for teachers

8/21/2017
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#80 - User-centred design: co-creating best of breed edtech with teachers for teachers Hello and welcome everyone. This week we are in ‘takeover’ mode with Harness, talking about user-centred design and creating edtech with teachers for teachers. Educators! Join in the co-development process: www.uniobyharness.com nihal.salah@uniobyharness.com@uniobyharness What's in this episode? We look at everything from how investment and growth plans influence edtech design to the good and the...

Duration: 00:44:13


Bonus Episode: The Edtech Podcast Website Launch

8/17/2017
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The Edtech Podcast Website Launch - some cool features you might like to know about Hello everyone, I hope you are very well. I am writing this short note as our website is now live, 465 days after launching our first podcast episode! There are some other cool features I thought you might like to know about: Global Edtech Events CalendarIf you'd like to add your events to the calendar please email me at theedtechpodcastatgmaildotcom and I will provide you access.) The Edtech Podcast...

Duration: 00:03:13


#79 - on HRtech

8/16/2017
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#78 - on HRtech An extra episode on the theme of Future of Work Welcome everyone to this week's episode on The Edtech Podcast. This week we hear about HRTech, listening to CareerCake.com, Founder and CEO, on growing up in Wales, working in recruitment, the impact of the economic recession, launching a YouTube channel and pivoting into an HRtech business. All of this, with the backdrop of portfolio careers and side-hustles as a theme in skills development and employment. Don't forget...

Duration: 00:23:22


#78 - Educating for 21st Century Skills

8/12/2017
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#78 - Educating for 21st Century Skills Part Two of the ASU GSV Summit Series on The Edtech Podcast Welcome everyone to this second episode from the ASU GSV Summit series on The Edtech Podcast. This week we hear about 21st century skills touching upon accreditation, funding, project based learning, higher education and alternative education, such as bootcamps, along the way! Don't forget to check out the reference links below, for more follow up videos, podcasts and reading on this...

Duration: 00:58:06


#77 - Play It Smart: Games and Neuroscience Making an Impact (Finally) in Education and Talent

8/6/2017
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#77 - Play It Smart: Games and Neuroscience Making an Impact (Finally) in Education and Talent Part One of the ASU GSV Summit Series on The Edtech Podcast Welcome everyone to this first episode from the ASU GSV Summit series on The Edtech Podcast. This week we hear about gaming and neuroscience touching upon efficacy, curriculum, standardisation, engagement, access and more along the way! Don't forget to check out the reference links below, for more follow up videos, podcasts and...

Duration: 00:52:37


#76 - StarTrek, Open Education & ALT with Maren Deepwell

7/27/2017
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What's in this episode? Interview with one of edtech's greatest mind attics, Maren Deepwell, the CEO of the Association for Learning Technology or more commonly known as ALT. We talk Sherlock Holmes, Equality, Government Policy and Open Education. summer edtech drinksALT conferenceInnovate Edtech conference Sample quotes: I grew up with Star Trek and the vision of technology as a very benevolent force #altc generates 1.5m twitter impressions each year, so it’s worth sharing One of the...

Duration: 00:38:56


#75 - LIVE podcast from London Edtech Week

6/23/2017
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Thank you to this week's sponsor ClassCentral! Check out our Patreon campaign and our Listener Survey. What's in this episode? This week’s recording is our LIVE podcast on Is Edtech a Thing? exploring the value of edtech from a financial, educational and opportunity cost point of view. Thrashing out the various nuances in the debate, you’ll hear from Lucy Heady - Impact Director, Investments Team - Nesta Matt Johnson - Senior Associate - Cooley LLP Richard Taylor - Angel Edtech...

Duration: 01:04:53


#74 - on motivation, relationships, & tools for the classroom

6/18/2017
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Thank you to this week's sponsor ClassCentral! The Edtech Podcast is an official co-chair of London Edtech Week. Register for our LIVE podcast on Monday 19th June, in collaboration with Nesta on Is Edtech a ThingPlease check out our Patreon campaign launch and our Listener Survey. What's in this episode? hereherehttps://altc.alt.ac.uk/2017/Class Central Sample quotes: References: https://twitter.com/lawrencerenaldohttps://twitter.com/appstate...

Duration: 00:49:27


#73 - Funding for education. With Oliver Beach, Rocketfund, School Leadership & many more

6/11/2017
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Thank you to this week's sponsor ClassCentral! The Edtech Podcast is an official co-chair of London Edtech Week. Register for our LIVE podcast on Monday 19th June, in collaboration with Nesta on Is Edtech a ThingPlease check out our Patreon campaign launch and our Listener Survey. What's in this episode? herehere hereherehttps://altc.alt.ac.uk/2017/Class Central Messages from The Edtech Podcast: We need YOUR Help! Check out 1. Our Patreon campaign - help support the independent...

Duration: 01:07:31


#72 - literacy, language, culture and innovation

6/4/2017
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This episode was recorded at SXSWedu.Thank you to this week's sponsors Qatar Foundation International and ClassCentral! The Edtech Podcast is an official co-chair of London Edtech Week. Register for our LIVE podcast on Monday 19th June, in collaboration with Nesta on Is Edtech a ThingPlease check out our Patreon campaign launch and our Listener Survey. What's in this episode? herehere herehere Class Central References: Dr. Shlomy Kattan, Senior Director XPRIZE Matt Keller, Prize Lead,...

Duration: 01:16:46


#71 - What have Chatbots got to do with Higher Education?

5/26/2017
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This episode was recorded at SXSWedu.Thank you to this week's sponsors ClassCentral! The Edtech Podcast is an official co-chair of London Edtech Week. Register for our LIVE podcast on Monday 19th June, in collaboration with Nesta on Is Edtech a ThingPlease check out our Patreon campaign launch and our Listener Survey. What's in this episode? herehere herehere@geirsandClass Central References: SXSWedu: https://twitter.com/SXSWedu Geir Sand Nilsen @geirsand Differ- differ.chat Derren...

Duration: 00:34:46


K-12 Edtech Trends from SXSWedu '17

5/19/2017
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This episode was recorded at SXSWedu.Thank you to this week's sponsors Japan Prize 2017 Qatar Foundation International and ClassCentral! The Edtech Podcast is an official co-chair of London Edtech Week. Register for our LIVE podcast on Monday 19th June, in collaboration with Nesta on Is Edtech a ThingPlease check out our Patreon campaign launch and our Listener Survey. What's in this episode? and messages from Japan Prize 2017 and Qatar Foundation International What are charter...

Duration: 01:10:05

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