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Now displaying: January, 2019
Jan 31, 2019

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 collecting masters and delving into research on AI, our emotions and learning. Enjoy! 

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Damian Hinds, Secretary of State for Education and MP for East Hampshire Twitter: @DamianHinds
  • Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at MIT Media Lab, author of Lifelong Kindergarten, and founder of the Scratch Team | Twitter: @mres
  • Shafina Vohra, Teacher of A Level Psychology at the London Design & Engineering UTC | Twitter: @ShafinaVohra
  • Annie Duffield, 
    Head of Marketing and Communications, Institute of Imagination | Twitter: @annieduffs
  • Ben Callicot, Founder, Toy Pioneers Club
  • Ian Hurd, Media & Creative Arts Teacher

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.

Jan 16, 2019

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 passionate about audio and podcasting - The Young Arias. 

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Armand Doucet, Educator, Visionary, Leader, Inspirational Speaker Twitter: @DoucetArmand
  • Bryn Llewellyn, Director, Tagtiv8 Ltd | Twitter: @brynll
  • Jessica Spencer-Keyse, Head of Global Research at HundrED, Global Change Leader | Twitter: @jspencerkeyse
  • Milla Kokko, CEO & Co-Founder, HEI Schools | Twitter: @Millakoo 
  • Serdar Ferit, Co-CEO & Creative Director, Lyfta | Twitter: @SerdarFerit

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.

Jan 7, 2019

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 | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Pia Pakarinen, Deputy Mayor for Education, City of Helsinki Twitter: Pia_Pakarinen
  • Ilona Taimela, teacher and educational consultant, City of Helsinki Twitter: @IlonaTaimela
  • Plus clips from Pasi Sahlberg @pasi_sahlberg, Finnish educator and author who has worked as schoolteacher, teacher educator, researcher, and policy advisor and Finnish Minister of Education, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen @sannigrahn- courtesy of speeches at HundrED Summit. 

Show Notes and References  

Checkout 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.

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