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Jun 24, 2018

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 | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Natalie Smolensk is a cultural anthropologist and the Biz Dev lead for Blockcert | Twitter:@NSmolenski ‏ 

  • Alex Grechs, Founding Director of the Commonwealth Centre for Connected Learning, co-author of Blockchain in Education, in collaboration with the European Commission | Twitter:  @AlexGrech

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Show Notes and References  

Checkout 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.

 

Jun 15, 2018

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 week's episode 

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Sungna Sudra, Six 21 student 
  • Malika Patel, Six 21 student 
  • Edil Yusuf, Six 21 student 
  • Iroise Dumontheil, Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience at Birkbeck I Twitter: @idumontheil
  • Peter Hyman, Headteacher and co-founder of School 21 I Twitter: @PeterHyman21
  • Laurie Pickard, Founder of @NoPayMBA I Twitter: @laurie_pickard 

Show notes and references 

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

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