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Oct 31, 2019

What's in this episode?

In this week's BONUS episode we throw back to Ian Hurd recording at the graduation of the first cohort of teachers to complete a nationally recognised qualification from the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE). 

Ian is first in conversation with Professor Simon Peyton Jones, the NCCE Chair, and Liza Belozerova, Google.org Program Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa.  Both guests share some good reads and inspirational tech for teachers in this space.

Also in this episode two real-world learning opportunities for students. First, Constance Agyeman, Nesta’s Head of Thriving Communities, introduces the Longitude Explorer Prize focusing on getting a more diverse group of young people into AI, tech and innovation. Next, Sevra Davis, Head of Learning at the Design Museum, talks about Design Ventura, aimed at encouraging design thinking, creativity and business acumen in young people. 

 

Happy listening!

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Ian Hurd, Presenter, The Edtech Podcast | Twitter @Ian_R_Hurd
  • Constance Agyeman, Nesta’s Head of Thriving Communities, @ConstanceAgyema
  • Simon Peyton Jones, the NCCE Chair, Microsoft Research
  • Liza Belozerova, Google.org Program Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • Sevra Davis, Head of Learning at the Design Museum, @sevradavis

Show Notes and References  

Check out https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast for the full show notes 

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We'd love to hear your thoughts. Record a quick free voicemail via speakpipe for inclusion in the next episode. Or you can post your thoughts or follow-on links via twitter @podcastedtech or via The Edtech Podcast Facebook page or Instagram.


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Oct 21, 2019

What's in this episode?

In this week's VocTech Series episode on Artificial Intelligence and Corporate Learning and Development, we are in conversation with Henrietta Palmer, Learning Solutions Manager at TUI Group, a leading and innovative travel brand in the UK.

Henrietta talks about the use of Artificial Intelligence to curate learning across a large organisation with keen goals. We talk about innovating in real-world scenarios, proving ROI, and adapting to  change.  Skip to minute 17 to catch our interview. 

Before my chat with Henrietta, I speak to Harley Richardson of the organising committee, AoI Education Forum, who is putting together the AI in Ed panel at the Battle of Ideas. 

You can follow the series conversation using #voctechpodcast and #voctech

Big thanks to Ufi Charitable trust and Ufi Ventures who made this new series possible. Go and check out their fine work in developing innovative vocational technology to support workplace skills development. 

Happy listening!

People

Show Notes and References  

Check out https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast for the full show notes 

Tell us your story

We'd love to hear your thoughts. Record a quick free voicemail via speakpipe for inclusion in the next episode. Or you can post your thoughts or follow-on links via twitter @podcastedtech or via The Edtech Podcast Facebook page or Instagram.

Oct 10, 2019

What's in this episode?

Welcome to this first episode of The Edge: Innovation and Intelligence Imperative, a new series from the makers of The Edtech Podcast, supported by Salesforce.Org. This series is all about the leaders in higher education doing things a bit differently. There's more about what we've got coming up here

We talk about trust in a mistrustful time. Plus, How can new and old(er) Universities leapfrog legacy issues? Why is digital marketing and admissions not always about volume but about curating the right cohort of future leaders? How can the cultures of academia and new agile methodologies be reconciled? All this and more in this week's episode! Plus, some practical suggestions from our guests that you can implement today. 

Enjoy!

People

 

Show Notes and References  

Check out https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast for the full show notes 

Tell us your story

We'd love to hear your thoughts. Record a quick free voicemail via speakpipe for inclusion in the next episode. Or you can post your thoughts or follow-on links via twitter @podcastedtech or via The Edtech Podcast Facebook page or Instagram. 

Oct 7, 2019

What's in this episode?

In this weeks VocTech Series episode, on collaborative drug discovery through VR and AR, we speak to Becky Sage, CEO at Interactive Scientific. 

Becky is a woman of many talents and is also an actress & award-winning gymnast! We chat about the long-haul marathon race of being an entrepreneur, the role of upbringing in work ethics, and different ways of developing scientific understanding. 

Big thanks to Ufi Charitable trust and Ufi Ventures who made this new series possible. Go and check out their fine work in developing innovative vocational technology to support workplace skills development. 

Happy listening!

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Dr. Becky Sage, CEO, Interactive Scientific | Twitter: @becky_sage

Show Notes and References  

Check out https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast for the full show notes 

Tell us your story

We'd love to hear your thoughts. Record a quick free voicemail via speakpipe for inclusion in the next episode. Or you can post your thoughts or follow-on links via twitter @podcastedtech or via The Edtech Podcast Facebook page or Instagram. You can follow the series conversation using #voctechpodcast and #voctech

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