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Now displaying: January, 2021
Jan 27, 2021

Welcome to the latest 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. 

Thank you to Bett for supporting this series and to FormAssembly for supporting this episode.

What's in this episode?

This episode returns to the topic of future tech and trends in education, with one big consensus point across all our guests; collaboration, emotional learning and motivation.

With many of us experiencing the fall-out of poorly designed reactive online learning, this episode provides hope that the next generation of edtech (and its pedagogical deployment) will be all about more sophisticated ways of connecting, collaborating and learning together. For this, we need to understand our intrinsic emotions and motivations as learners better. Our guests chat about social-emotional learning, the next evolution of personalised learning, and how to demand the specific benefits of "AI in education". Plus, how investment is driving innovation across the U.S, Europe and China. 

Follow the conversation, share and comment using #edtechpod and #Bett2021.

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Time Stamps for the episode

  • 5:22  - Pierre Dillenbourg
  • 15:58 - Magnus Pedaste
  • 29:41 - Anantha Duraiappah
  • 44:47 - Benoit Wirz
  • 58:21  - Lance Huang
  • 1:10:40 - Guest recommendations and resources 

Show Notes and References

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

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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.

Jan 10, 2021

What's in this episode?

We are talking to the inspirational Dr Alex Young about the power of immersive tools to enhance learning and improve performance, especially in socially distanced settings. Virti was nominated as one of TIME’s inventions of 2020, so listen in to find out why. Also, 

  • Why snowstorms can be responsible for amazing innovations
  • Why the future of immersive technology may be all about the data and can be used for teacher training, healthcare and retail as just a few examples
  • Why reading biographies can arm you with amazing virtual mentors
  • And why vocational technology is more about co-creation, not just generic SAAS platform business models

The episode is part of The VocTech Podcast series and is supported by Ufi VocTech Trust.

Join in the conversation using #VocTechPodcast and #VocTech.

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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.

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