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The Edtech Podcast gets behind the personalities in global education innovation & edtech. Join 2000+ listeners each week, from 145 countries, to hear from educators across early years, schools, higher, further & vocational education, corporate training, plus investors, startups, bluechips, Government and students. Also, regular insights from interviews, events, and LIVE podcasts. Series inc. Future Tech for Education, The Voctech Podcast & Edu4.0
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Oct 10, 2019

What's in this episode?

Welcome to this first episode of The Edge: Innovation and Intelligence Imperative, a new series from the makers of The Edtech Podcast, supported by Salesforce.Org. This series is all about the leaders in higher education doing things a bit differently. There's more about what we've got coming up here

We talk about trust in a mistrustful time. Plus, How can new and old(er) Universities leapfrog legacy issues? Why is digital marketing and admissions not always about volume but about curating the right cohort of future leaders? How can the cultures of academia and new agile methodologies be reconciled? All this and more in this week's episode! Plus, some practical suggestions from our guests that you can implement today. 

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. 

Oct 7, 2019

What's in this episode?

In this weeks VocTech Series episode, on collaborative drug discovery through VR and AR, we speak to Becky Sage, CEO at Interactive Scientific. 

Becky is a woman of many talents and is also an actress & award-winning gymnast! We chat about the long-haul marathon race of being an entrepreneur, the role of upbringing in work ethics, and different ways of developing scientific understanding. 

Big thanks to Ufi Charitable trust and Ufi Ventures who made this new series possible. Go and check out their fine work in developing innovative vocational technology to support workplace skills development. 

Happy listening!

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Dr. Becky Sage, CEO, Interactive Scientific | Twitter: @becky_sage

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

Sep 27, 2019

Hello listeners! 

What's in this episode?

Welcome to this FINAL😢😢 episode 😢 in our Education 4.0 series with our friends at Jisc, looking at the changing world of education in the fourth industrial era. A big shout out to Jisc for supporting the series, to all our amazing guests and to you for listening

This week’s episode is all about town and gown. How can town and gown work together to reinforce our social fabric?

THANK YOU all for listening to our #Edu4_0 series! We hope you enjoy this last episode.

People

Show Notes and References  

Check out https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast for the full show notes or go to https://www.jisc.ac.uk/blog

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.

Sep 20, 2019

What's in this episode?

Hello dear listeners, welcome to this new episode of The Edtech Podcast, the show that aims to improve the dialogue between 'ed' and 'tech' for better innovation and impact.

Hot on the heels of our launch of The Voctech Podcast: learning continued series a few nights ago, I’m super happy to share the second episode. This week I speak to Steve Wheeler, a Learning Innovations Consultant and former Associate Professor of Learning Technologies at the Plymouth Institute of Education. We chat about the importance of human capital, empowering employees through knowledge, unlearning and relearning and more! Enjoy!

Big thanks to Ufi Charitable trust and Ufi Ventures who made this new series possible. Go and check out their fine work in developing innovative vocational technology to support workplace skills development. 

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Steve Wheeler, Author, Learning Technology Innovator, Keynote Speaker, Broadcaster Twitter: @Steve Wheeler

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

Sep 13, 2019

What's in this episode?

Hello everyone! 

In this week’s episode, we travel nearly 5000 miles from the UK to China, to talk about increasing interest in competency based education. Plus, a listener news item on a new partnership on UK Maths Edtech. 
 
First up, you’ll hear Edtech Podcast listener Sonnie Tan interviewing the Founder of KitCat, Michael Huang. In this interview with Sonnie, Michael talks about how he think the Gaokao exam will slowly develop to recognise student’s more creative needs, as well as knowledge of cutting edge technologies, and how to apply them, such as AI. 
 
Our second interview is with Yiwei Zhang, Director of International EdTech Projects at Rayee. Rayee is a knowledge provider on education within China, with a focus on well-rounded education rather than the exam-orientated K-12 after school tutoring market that you may have heard a lot about. In this recording you’ll hear from Yiwei about how shopping malls are providing space for students to broaden their learning, whilst their parents enjoy some recreation. What do you think about this set up?  
 

Stay in touch and have a great week! 

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Michael Huang 黄锐诚, Founder, Kacademy and Kitcat

  • Yiwei Zhang, Director of International EdTech Projects at Rayee.

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.

Sep 9, 2019

What's in this episode?

Hello dear listeners, welcome to this new episode of The Edtech Podcast, the show that aims to improve the dialogue between ed and tech for better innovation and impact.

This week I’m super excited to share this first episode (yay!) of our new series The Voctech Podcast: learning continued, which seeks to explore the intersection of adult learning and tech. You can follow the conversation using #voctechpodcast and #voctech

A big shout out to Ufi Charitable trust and Ufi Ventures who made this new series possible; go and check out their fine work in developing innovative vocational technology to support workplace skills development. 

 This week is all about preparing the healthcare workforce to deliver the digital future, as set out in the Topol review, how to communicate training objectives across an enormous and diverse workforce, and how to assess new technologies and their impact on learning. Lots of transferable lessons for anyone utilising or deploying digital skills!

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Richard Price, Learning Technologies Advisor, NHS Health Education England Twitter: @RichardPriceUK

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

Aug 28, 2019

What's in this episode?

Hello everyone! 

Thank you for being patient as we took a break over the Summer and prepared for our next season. 
 
This week we throwback to a second recording from this year’s WISE Summit in Paris. In this episode you’ll hear from two speakers on the topic of the future of learning; 
 
Heidi Harju-Luukkainen, Professor, Nord University 
Angel Investor, Khaled Helioui 
 
We look at the impact of genetic disposition and geographic lotteries on learning, on the double edged sword of international rankings and the problem with coercion as the basis of learning. We explore how to measure impact without creating norms and exclusivity. 

Stay in touch and have a great week! 

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Prof. Heidi Harju-Luukkainen holds a Ph.D. in education, a special education teacher qualification and a qualification in leadership and management from Finland.

  • Khaled Helioui is an active angel investor having backed mission driven startups such as Uber (first European investor), Deliveroo, Student.com, Werlabs, Soldo, Upgraded, Yumi or Bolt.

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 13, 2019

What's in this episode?

Hello everyone!

 In this episode, we’re travelling back to (the) Future Edtech conference where a panel of Higher Education leaders discuss how to develop the team that delivers change in the context of institutional capability and leadership development for the "21st Century University". You will hear about how saying no to change is embracing the status quo, academic and professional services collaboration as central towards bringing about change, and why downloading board papers digitally shouldn’t be beyond the University SLT. We also think about value and the tussle between liberal education and University as a bridge to work. 

Stay in touch and have a great week! 

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Debbie Holley - Professor of Learning Innovation & Head, Centre for Excellence in Learning, Bournemouth University

  • Chris Cobb - Pro Vice-Chancellor & Deputy Chief Executive, University of London

  • Andrew Turner, Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor Teaching and Learning, Coventry University

  • Wendy Purcell - Professor, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University

  • Jane Armstrong - Senior Director, EMEA Industry Solutions Higher Education, Salesforce

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 8, 2019

Listen in and get a feel for The Voctech Podcast, a new show from the makers of The Edtech Podcast, supported by Ufi Charitable Trust & Ufi Ventures.

This new series explores the intersection of adult learning and tech, including, careers and HR tech, the skills gap and training, diverse workforces and new modes of working, and the foundations for up-skilling and re-skilling.

Get involved and don't forget to share with friends! 

👉👉👉 You can also check out our newsletter and medium site to keep up to date with episode content.

The existing Edtech Podcast show will continue alongside, covering “ed” and “tech” from early years, K-12, to Higher Ed and beyond.

In this trailer; 

  • Sky News Clip interviewing Chief Executive of UK tech firm Sage
  • CBS This Morning Clip on Virtual Reality Training
  • WEF Press Conference Clip: 1 Million Workers Targeted in Tech Re-skilling Drive feat. Bill McDermott, Chief Executive Officer, SAP, Germany.
  • Clip from NEW BUILDERS, a Ministry of Information Film made by Paul Rotha Productions 1944, for the Building Apprenticeship and Training Council via Periscope Films
  • A-Level Results Day 2018 - ITV News Clip with Sophie Adelman of WhiteHat Apprenticeships
  • BBC News Clip feat. Theresa May Q&A at Augar Review launch
  • Rajeeb Dey MBE - Founder & CEO - Learnerbly 
  • Dr Becky Sage, CEO, Interactive Scientific
  • Steve Wheeler is a Learning Innovations Consultant and former Associate Professor of Learning Technologies at Plymouth University
  • Chloe Holmes is the Learning and Progress Manager at WhiteHat
  • Stefan Cecchini, Head of Projects at the National College for Nuclear in the UK

  

Jul 24, 2019

Hello listeners! 

What's in this episode?

Welcome to this penultimate episode in our Education 4.0 series with friends at Jisc, looking at the changing world of education in the fourth industrial era.

This week we ask “Who can help embed new technologies and working practices?” as we look at the pioneers and settlers needed to create change in education.

We hope you enjoy this episode. We are taking a break over the summer, but can't wait to bring you final episode in our Education 4.0 series, plus the launch of our new series in September. 😎🌞🎧

Enjoy, and don't forget to message in or post using #edu4_0! 

Happy Summer Holidays!

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Dave Coplin, Author, Alchemist, Catalyst and 
    ​Founder of the Envisioners | Twitter: @dcoplin
  • Sue Attewell, Head of Change FE & Skills, Jisc | Twitter: @AttewellSue
  • Chris Cobb, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Operations) and Chief Operating Officer, University of London | Twitter: @ChrisCobbLondon
  • Andy McGregor, Deputy Chief Innovation Officer, Jisc | Twitter: @andymcg
  • Alexander Iosad, Projects and Partnerships Lead, Emerge Education | Twitter: @simplescholar
  • Nathalie Czechowski, CIO, University of South Wales
  • Norbert Morawetz, Co-Founder of Potential.ly | Twitter: @NorbertMorawetz 
  • Lotis Bautista, is the co-founder of Volo | Twitter: @misslbautista

Show Notes and References  

Check out https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast for the full show notes or go to https://www.jisc.ac.uk/blog

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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