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Now displaying: August, 2020
Aug 31, 2020

What's in this episode?

The next in our mini-series on the edtech demonstrator programme in England, this time with a focus on back to school and college. Lots of tips on continuity of learning, plus peer to peer and wellbeing support. 

Also in this episode, Fergus Bruce of Sublime talking us through this week’s guest blog and Caroline Wright of BESA with some events news. And finally, Charlie James of edtech demonstrator college, Basingstoke College of Technology, on from learner to learning technologist and blasted resits. 

Bonne Chance listeners! 

People

Show Notes and References  

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

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Aug 23, 2020

What's in this episode?

This week’s episode shares the work of edtech demonstrator schools and colleges in England. The EdTech Demonstrator Programme is a network of schools and colleges across England who exhibit effective practice in the use of technology. The Demonstrator Schools and Colleges involved in the programme provide professional development and support, focusing initially on supporting the effective delivery of remote teaching practices to schools and colleges across the country.

In this episode, guided by Kriss Baird, London Regional Lead - Dfe EdTech Demonstrators Programme, you’ll hear about

• Ideas to support senior leaders and educators as schools manage social distancing in the school or college learning context.

• Consolidating online support for those students unable to return to schools and colleges

• Building on progress made with remote learning

• And, Ensuring the momentum for strategic change in the use of technology is maintained in the autumn term and beyond

Plus, Dr. Vicki Cameron, Chief Education Officer, PeopleBench, on our guest blog...

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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.

Aug 14, 2020

What's in this episode?

This week’s episode is all about some of the immediate responses to training through technology in the wake of COVID-19. You’ll hear from professionals in both early years and further education, on how they engaged learners, helped support rapid training of the workforce and the long term positive impact. We talk about funding, contextualising content, and the spirit of generosity and giving during the age of COVID. Enjoy!

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.

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Nia Brodrick, Project Coordinator, ColegauCymru / Colleges Wales | Twitter: @NiaBrodrickCC; @ColegauCymru
  • Annabel Hardy-King, Projects Director, PACEY (Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years) | Twitter: @paceychildcare
  • Claire Protheroe, National Manager for Wales, PACEY

 

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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