This week we’re back with our VocTech Podcast, this time looking at assessment and skills and thinking about what is skill and how should we measure it?
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Transcript of episode #236 – Why Adult Education is Broken and How We Fix It – with James Plunkett
In this episode, it’s James Plunkett, Author of End State: 9 Ways Society is Broken and How We Will Fix It. James is also Executive Director, Design, Data and Technology at Citizens Advice and has held various roles across the Resolution Foundation, Young Foundation and the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation.
Transcript of episode 234, the return of The VocTech Podcast, supported by Ufi VocTech Trust. This episode was recorded LIVE at the Week Of Voctech and in it, you’ll hear how to remove barriers in education, how to boost learner confidence, and how to build a use case for tech in learning within a corporate or workplace environment.
The VocTech Podcast is back! This week, we discuss how to remove barriers in education, how to boost learner confidence, and
how to build a use case for tech in learning. LIVE at the Week of Voctech.
Our guests in this episode have a shared vision around charitable purpose and capital structures (mission and math). You’ll hear about an exciting new investment strategy and how it could mark a divergence point for impact investing and innovation in education.
On this first episode of 2021, we are talking to the inspirational Dr Alex Young at Virti about the power of immersive tools to enhance learning and improve performance, especially in socially distanced settings.
In this episode, we ask the question, what is the role of social impact investing in workforce development?
The Edtech Podcast is in conversation with an investor and an analyst tracking the future of workforce development markets. It covers the gig economy, the problem of regional disparity and the role of technology, including AI, in helping us find jobs and thrive once we are in them.
VocTech Now was part of Ufi’s response to support the vocational learning sector in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic. In this episode, you’ll hear stories from three colleges on Further Education challenges they faced during 2020, how their collaboration with Voctech Now has had a positive impact and we delve into some of the lessons they have learnt along the way.
This episode was part of Ufi Voctech Trust’s ‘Week of Voctech’ and looks at some of the projects Ufi Voctech Trust have been supporting that are involved in vocational education across the criminal justice system. You’ll hear about providing access to learning environments, tailoring and adapting learning, assessing learning and creating employment opportunities.