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Feb 10, 2019

Coming soon…

Education 4.0 – a new series on The Edtech Podcast co-curated with JISC. 

This seven-part podcast series will examine the changing world of higher and further education, exploring questions including:

  • Where, when and how will learning happen when we are always online?
  • How can we use AI to continuously improve the student experience?
  • Who can help embed new technologies and working practices?
  • Will there still be colleges and universities in the future? And, How might today’s institutions change? 

The Education 4.0 series is co-curated by Sophie Bailey, Founder and Host of The Edtech Podcast, Martin Hamilton, resident Futurist at JISC and Sue Attewell, Head of change - further education (FE) and skills and the Edtech Launchpad programme at JISC. External contributions come from across education institutions, industry, and research.  

To listen to the series, subscribe now on iTunes and Android players to The Edtech Podcast, or check out our feeds @JISC and @podcastedtech. Follow the conversation using #Edu4_0

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.

Dec 24, 2018

What's in this episode?

This week find out how you can win a job lot of nano seconds in a special listener giveaway, PLUS we throw back to TechCrunch, editor, Mike Butcher reviewing the Next Billion edtech prize nominees, and chat to Vikas Pota about new venture Tmrw Digital. Also, as a listener find out how you can pick up your complimentary ticket to GESF/Next Billion 2019. 

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Mike Butcher, editor, TechCrunch @mikebutcher
  • Vikas Pota, Group CEO, Tmrw Digital @vikaspota 

Show Notes and References  

Checkout https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast for the full show notes. (Once the elves are out of their Xmas shift)...

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.

 
Dec 18, 2018

The first in a round of edtech podcast shorts.  

What's in this episode?

This week we explore the Edtech 50 Schools initiative and how you can enter. Don't worry, if you're listening to this after the deadline (End Jan 2019) you'll still hear about great case studies of innovative and impactful schools. 

Enter your (UK) school here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/QTX5KVV

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Mark Anderson, Award-winning Educator, Speaker, Consultant, Blogger & Author @ICTEvangelist
  • Ty Goddard, The Education Foundation @Ednfoundation | @EdtechukHQ @ty_goddard

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.

 
Dec 5, 2018

This episode was recorded at The Edtech Podcast Festival 2018 and is sponsored by the Ufi Charitable Trust and rounds off another year of AMAZING EPISODES. This one is particularly good! 

Thank you to Ufi for supporting our mission to improve the dialogue between ed and tech for better innovation and impact. Thanks also to The Tech's Message Podcast for leading the LIVE discussion. You can register your interest for the next festival here

What's in this episode?

This week we have the final episode of the Ufi Upskilling mini-series on The Edtech Podcast. This series takes a bite-size look at technologies in work-place training which are changing the ways we learn and thrive. This week, we look at artificial intelligence in adult education.

What else? This week's main feature is a LIVE podcast discussion on how AI can help in education, including the need to maintain a balance between a reliance on computers and human interaction.

Finally, we touch base with two educators concerned about balancing the huge potential of AI with some deep understanding of the implicated risks. 

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Sir Antony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor, University of Buckingham | Twitter: @AnthonySeldon
  • Joe Fatheree, Teacher, Filmmaker, Writer, Consultant | Twitter: @josephfatheree
  • Ufi upskilling mini-series on The Edtech Podcast:
  • Liz Dobree, Chief Impact Officer, at the Ufi Charitable Trust | Twitter: @UfiTrust
  • David Hore, Managing Director, Fluence World | Twitter: @DavidHore
  • LIVE podcast discussion from our podcast festival:
  • Nate Lanxon, Founder, Ultra Education Twitter: @NateLanxon
  • Chesca Ooi, Strategic Partnerships Manager at CENTURY Tech | Twitter: @chesca_ooi
  • Christina He, Investment Manager, Navitas Ventures | Twitter: @navitasventures
  • Benedict du Boulay, Emeritus Professor of AI, University of Sussex

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.

 
Nov 26, 2018

This episode was recorded at The Edtech Podcast Festival 2018. You can register your interest for the next festival here. Thank you to the Ufi Charitable Trust for sponsoring this week's episode and supporting our mission to improve the dialogue between ed and tech for better innovation and impact. 🙌

What's in this episode?

This week I'm delighted to bring the second episode of the Ufi upskilling mini-series on The Edtech Podcast. This series will take a bite-size look at technologies in work-place training which are changing the ways we learn and thrive. This week, we look at “tipping qualification and assessments on their head”. 

What else? This week's episode main feature is a LIVE podcast discussion on raising the student voice, including what we can do to bring student's into decision making whilst improving their communication skills. 

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • ufi upskilling mini-series on The Edtech Podcast:
  • Liz Dobree, Chief Impact Officer, at the ufi Charitable Trust | Twitter: @UfiTrust
  • Kevin Jones, Head of Projects, Digital Guild at East Sussex College Group Twitter: @DigitalGuildUK
  • LIVE podcast discussion from our podcast festival:
  • Julian Hall, Founder, Ultra Education Twitter: @theultrapreneur
  • Debbie Penglis, Director of Partnerships, School21Twitter: @DebPenglis
  • Adebayo Odusola, Programme Director, Debate Mate PodcastTwitter: @AdebayoOdusola
  • Kamare Hall, Student 

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.

 
Nov 12, 2018

This episode was recorded at The Edtech Podcast Festival 2018 and is sponsored by Cool InitiativesThanks to The Teacher Toolkit Podcast for leading the discussion. You can register your interest for the next festival here

What's in this episode?

This week on the podcast we look at the critical issue of saving teachers time. Where can tech help? And where do new tech solutions add to workload? Plus, a quick cutaway to an edtech podcast listener and throwback to past Cool Initiatives competition winners Flash Academy. 

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Cameron Mohammed, Teacher of STEAM| Twitter: @cleftasunder
  • Ross Morrison McGill, Founder, Teacher Toolkit  | Twitter: @RossMcGill
  • Rory McGrath, Deputy Headteacher, New Wave Federation  | Twitter: @rjmgteach
  • James Bowen, Director, NAHT Edge,The NAHT Podcast  | Twitter: @JamesJkbowen
  • Laura McInerney, Co-Founder of TeacherTapp  | Twitter: miss_mcinerney
  • Veejay Lingiah, Founder, Flash Academy | Twitter: @FlashAcademy_HQ

A huge thank you to our guests who did a great job in breaking this subject down. 

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.

 

Oct 31, 2018

This episode was recorded at The Edtech Podcast Festival 2018. You can register your interest for the next festival here

What's in this episode?

This week I'm delighted to announce the ufi upskilling mini-series on The Edtech Podcast. This series will take a bite-size look at technologies in work-place training which are changing the ways we learn and thrive. This week, we look at how VR is assisting safe and complex training in the nuclear energy sector. 

What else? This week's episode main feature is a fascinating discussion recorded at our podcast festival on learning outside of University. A really rich discussion with lots of opportunities for listeners to learn and benefit. 

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • ufi upskilling mini-series on The Edtech Podcast:
  • Liz Dobree, Chief Impact Officer, at the ufi Charitable Trust | Twitter: @UfiTrust
  • Stefan Cecchini, Head of Projects at the National College for Nuclear in the UK Twitter: @NCFNuclear
  • LIVE podcast discussion from our podcast festival looking at what are CURRENTLY deemed alternative pathways to learning
  • Matthew Springer, Founder, Holistec (cheeky cameo) Twitter: @matthewspringer
  • Oliver Beach, Campus Director, Flatiron School (moderating) Twitter: olivermbeach
  • Tom Fogden, COO and Co-Founder, Ada. National College for Digital Skills Twitter: @tom_fogden
  • Chloe Holmes, Learning and Progress Manager, WhiteHat Twitter: @WhiteHatGB
  • Liz Dobree, Chief Impact Officer, at the ufi Charitable Trust | Twitter: @UfiTrust
  • Rosie Holcroft, Senior Manager - Regeneration, London Legacy Development Corporation Twitter: @LondonLegacy

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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