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Now displaying: July, 2020
Jul 29, 2020

Welcome to the third episode of the GLOBAL edition of our What Matters in Edtech Series, our podcast collaboration with Bett. This podcast series is all about the things that matter in education, and how and when tech might help. 

A big shout out to Bett for supporting this series, to HP for supporting this episode, and to our fantastic guests for making this episode so insightful.

What's in this episode?

This week, we are chatting to Bett’s Global Education Council, getting to grips with the council’s manifesto set in January and the way COVID has impacted the manifesto ideals and how urgently they are implemented. Our guests reflect on how the pause given by the pandemic has allowed an opportunity to teach back better and how this can be achieved.

You can follow the conversation using #edtechpod and #Bett2021.

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Jose Papa, Chairman, Bett Global Education Council and Co-founder, Trace Academia | Twitter: @Bett_show
  • Eric C. Abrams, Chief Inclusion Officer, Stanford University Graduate School of Education | Twitter: @StanfordEd
  • Ilse Howling, Chairman, Education Development Trust | Twitter: @IlseHowling; @EdDevTrust
  • Ger Graus, Global Director of Education, KidZania | Twitter: @GrausGer
  • Paolo Dal Santo, the HP Education lead for Europe, Middle-East and Africa | Twitter: @paolodalsanto; @HP
  • Listener Contributors:

 

Show Notes and References  

You can find the link to the manifesto and other 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 24, 2020

What's in this episode?

This episode looks at the early careers space and delves into the response for young people going into the world of work, amidst the pandemic. You will hear from investors, entrepreneurs and graduate interns all interested in innovation around young people, skills development and employment in the age of Covid-19.

With internships, apprenticeships, and traditional volunteering opportunities all closing down to some extent; what opportunity is there to support young people better, and through the use of technology? We discuss this and more.

Plus,  a message from the writer of our latest blog post, Richard Pettey, 'Advancing technology education in rural high schools across America'.

Thank you Ufi Voctech Trust for supporting this series and vocational skills development in the UK through their investments and grants in vocational technology. You can check out their work here.

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

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.

Jul 22, 2020

What's in this episode?

"You can do a tonne online, but it would be great to have a beer." 

In the first of our new conversations making sense of the world with Covid, I speak to the CEO of 2U, Chip Paucek. We talk about why the University campus isn’t going to disappear anytime soon, what makes remote learning high-quality, and what it's like to experience the highs and lows of being an edtech CEO and entrepreneur. 

Plus, we made it to episode 200. Thanks for listening everyone. 

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.

Jul 16, 2020

What's in this episode?

This week’s episode is all about home learning. We’re in conversation with school leaders and digital leads, Edtech Demonstrator coordinators, editors and edtech companies taking stock of the past weeks experience in the UK and how we might prepare and improve as the Autumn term approaches, with local lockdowns also looming. 

Plus, the need for better data, and a quick message from the author of our latest guest blog post: ‘Teaching through the pandemic – A Brit’s view from the US.” 

Thank you for listening! Stay busy, stay safe, and keep smiling.

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.

Jul 9, 2020

What's in this episode?

In this week's episode, you'll hear from the Director of Teaching and Learning for the School of Computer Science at the University of Lincoln in the UK.

Chris Headleand developed an innovative way to keep students and staff connected to the University of Lincoln during lockdown, by creating a virtual campus called Lincoln Island which has been downloaded over 8000 times. We chat to Chris about the opportunity for Universities to really reinvigorate their teaching and learning, student centricity and the need to take the reality of local lockdowns and needs of shielding students seriously.

Thanks again for listening and have a wonderful week.

People

  • Sophie Bailey, Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Chris Headleand, Director of Teaching and Learning for the School of Computer Science,  University of Lincoln | Twitter: @ChrisHeadleand

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.

Jul 1, 2020

What's in this episode?

In this week’s episode we throwback to a past recording with John Brindle a learning technologist at the University of Liverpool, who offers up lots of useful frameworks for those who might be finding themselves thrown into the world of learning technology and the pedagogy of online learning and all the head-scratching that entails.

Thank you Ufi Voctech Trust for supporting this series and vocational skills development in the UK through their investments and grants in vocational technology. You can check out their work here.

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

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.

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