#73 – Funding for education. With Oliver Beach, Rocketfund, School Leadership & many more
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- Interview (4:30 – 22:30) with:
- Oliver Beach, Partnerships Manager at Kano, Past teacher in inner-city London schools, Ambassador of the Teach First programme, regular contributor to the TES, Huffington Post, Telegraph and the Guardian. Also the founding advisor of a education charity which seeks to address inequity in opportunities for disadvantaged students, called Rocket Fund.
- We talk about:
- on the subjects of funding and inspiration and why teaching needs a rebrand
- Interview (22:30 – 1hr:06) with:
- Donah Shah, Newington Green Primary School
- Michelle Thomas – Executive Head, New Wave Federation of primary schools
- Martin Buck, Head of Secondary, Hackney Learning Trust
- Ben Payne – Co-Director, Ministry of Stories
- Toby Martin Hughs – Education Product Manager, SAM Labs
- Ben Gill – Product Manager at Nesta and Launch Pilot at Rocket Fund
- We talk about:
- What are the key needs of the secondary and primary sector in Hackney?
- How can developing edtech companies pilot their products with schools in a way that’s meaningful to both?
- How does Rocketfund answer the tough initial questions about crowdfunding for schools?
- What are the next steps for potential funders and schools?
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