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The Edtech Podcast

The Edtech Podcast gets behind the personalities in global education innovation & edtech. Join 4000+ listeners each week, from 145 countries, to hear from educators across early years, schools, higher, further & vocational education, corporate training, plus investors, startups, big tech, Government and students. Also, regular insights from interviews, events, and LIVE podcasts. Series inc. Future Tech for Education, The Voctech Podcast & Edu4.0
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Aug 25, 2022

Thanks to Learnosity and WorkTripp for sponsoring this episode. 

In this episode, I’m in conversation with:

  • Laura Warnier, the Chief Growth Officer at online tutoring platform GoStudent

We talk about: 

  • The factors involved in GoStudent’s rapid expansion – investment, team, zeitgeist. 
  • Laura’s view on network effects and membership models 
  • Near to peer tutoring, support and engagement 

Plus, some updates on edtech events, reports, and other news. 

Aug 10, 2022

Hello everyone and welcome back to The Edtech Podcast, where we aim to improve the dialogue between “ed” and “tech” for better innovation and impact.

This week’s episode is part of our series collaboration with Bett, supported by Pearson.

In this episode we are focused on The Future of Work, exploring: 
    • Significant trends and drivers for The Future of Work, including push and pull factors for employers and young people in new employment 
    • Demands and expectations in the workplace and how this is changing how we prepare young people for the world of work
    • Interesting sector-specific case studies in real-world learning and reskilling. 
    • Attributes for success, and the role of technology and humans in the new world of work, including emotional state and learner motivation
I'm in conversation with:
  • Miriam Partington, a future of work reporter at Sifted, a publication covering European startups and technology
  • Cheri Ashby, Deputy Chief Executive, Activate Learning
  • Richard George, VP at Faethm, Data analyst, and author of the report Robot-Proof Work Capabilities

Show Notes and References  

You can find links to any references from the episode in our show notes: https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast.

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.

Jul 26, 2022

Thanks to Learnosity and WorkTripp for sponsoring this episode. 

In this episode, I’m in conversation with:

  • Nathalie Lesselin, Founder and CEO, Kokorolingua, from Switzerland
  • Marie Mérouze, CEO Marbotic, from France
  • Sari Hurme-Mehtälä, Founder CEO, Kide Science, from Finland
  • Dominika Gyanyi , Head of Education, BookrKids, from Hungary 

We talk about: 

  • The challenge and opportunity of technology in early years, and how to bring it back to hands-on learning 
  • The opportunity to leverage popular culture and storytelling in early years learning 
  • Developing an inherent love of learning without reliance on gamification

This is episode four from our new series with the Female Edtech Fellowship, a collaboration between the European Edtech Alliance and Supercharger Ventures to support the growth of the most promising female founders in Europe.

Jun 24, 2022

Hello everyone and welcome back to The Edtech Podcast, where we aim to improve the dialogue between “ed” and “tech” for better innovation and impact.

This week’s episode is part of our series collaboration with Bett, supported by Pearson.

In this episode we are focused on Education and Esports, exploring: 
  • What is Esports and why does it matter? The scale of the Esports industry. 
  • How students are engaging with business, design, and communication through Esports
  • How colleges are bringing Esports into their curriculum with an Esports BTEC
  • Esports, diversity, student engagement and pathways to work and careers 
  • How to communicate Esports to parents, Governance boards and students 
  • How to change thinking around investment and kit requirements towards learning outcomes and practical approaches 
I'm in conversation with three incredibly passionate individuals: Tom Dore, Education Director, British Esports, Shubbs Naika-Taylor, Curriculum Manager for Digital, Coventry College
and Camilla Maurice, Curriculum Manager, MidKent College. 
 
A quick hello from Kaan who's interested in working in the EdTech industry as well. 

Show Notes and References  

You can find links to any references from the episode in our show notes: https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast.

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.

Jun 16, 2022

What's in this episode?

This week we’re back with our VocTech Podcast, this time looking at assessment and skills and thinking about what is skill and how should we measure it?

This episode is part of our VocTech Podcast series produced in collaboration with Ufi VocTech Trust

I'm in conversation with:

  • Sharath Jeeven OBE, Intrinsic Labs,
  • Abby Gilbert, Institute for the Future of Work,
  • Amelia Peterson, The London Interdisciplinary School,  

  • Christopher Mallet, Bodyswaps and
  • Jessica Blakey, Head of Assessment Innovation, NCFE

We talk about:

  • What we don't want from assessment and the more nefarious applications of assessment in the workplace 
  • How we can think more broadly about skills and motivation
  • What new approaches are out there 
  • How new innovation is being funded and supported 

You'll also hear about event and grant funding updates. 

Check out the full episode show notes and references here: https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast.

Tell us your story

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. We'd love to hear your thoughts.

May 17, 2022

Our thanks to Learnosity and WorkTripp for sponsoring this episode. 

In this episode, I’m in conversation with the amazing Madeleine Wolf, Founder and CEO, VisionYOU, Germany and Kadri Tuisk, Founder and CEO Clanbeat, Estonia. 

We talk about: 

  • What insights you uncover speaking to 300 headteachers in Germany
  • How to think about the "wicked (complex) problem" of student wellbeing  
  • Plus, listener discounts for upcoming events, accerator deadlines and more... 

This is episode three from our new series with the Female Edtech Fellowship, a collaboration between the European Edtech Alliance and Supercharger Ventures to support the growth of the most promising female founders in Europe.

Follow along @EuropeanEdtech #femaleedtechfellowship

Apr 26, 2022
Hello everyone and welcome back to The Edtech Podcast, where we aim to improve the dialogue between “ed” and “tech” for better innovation and impact.

This week’s episode is part of our series collaboration with Bett, supported by Pearson. Recorded LIVE at Bett 2022, you’ll hear from;

We’re talking about Schools, Employability and Skills. Namely;

  • How to continually develop and connect a careers programme to real-world opportunities.
  • Connecting students and school teams to the "outside world", and,
  • Helping students find their why in a local and global context. 

Show Notes and References  

You can find links to any references from the episode in our show notes: https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast.

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.

Mar 28, 2022

Episode two from our new series with the Female Edtech Fellowship, a collaboration between the European Edtech Alliance and Supercharger Ventures to support the growth of the most promising female founders in Europe.

In this second episode, I’m in conversation with the amazing Nele Mletschkowsky, Co-Founder and now CEO of Quofox and Riccarda Zezza the Italian founder and CEO of Lifeed. We talk about demands in reskilling and upskilling, applying life skills into the workplace and securing investment for fast growth businesses working in lifelong learning.

Follow along @EuropeanEdtech #femaleedtechfellowship

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