This episode looks at the early careers space and delves into the response for young people going into the world of work, amidst the pandemic. You will hear from investors, entrepreneurs and graduate interns all interested in innovation around young people, skills development and employment in the age of Covid-19.
The Voctech Podcast
We throwback this week to a past recording with a learning technologist who offers up lots of useful frameworks for those who might be finding themselves thrown into the world of learning technology and online learning pedagogy and all the head-scratching that entails.
In conversation are an insight and data specialist on the new economy, an investor in vocational learning technology, and a specialist in supporting executive leadership and teams development on building back better. Plus, tea slurps, baby cries and computer dings, in amongst the gems about specific training to working online, more creative online working tools, and supporting employees wellbeing with all the change hitting us at present.
This episode is all about how economies and industry are transitioning into a new world of work. We throwback to a recording from last year with Jane Oates from WorkingNation where we talk about everything from massive investment in training employees, how working cultures are not interchangeable, and why supporting each other through change is important. Plus, an update from our listeners on how teaching and learning is going now that we are 2 months on from living with Coronavirus.
We throwback to a recording with Dr. Peter Shukie, Academic Group Leader, Creative and Digital at University Centre Blackburn College. Peter was the 2019 National Winner of the Festival of Learning Social Impact award, and in this episode, we talk about connecting learning with purpose. This episode is for anyone interested in the evolution of MOOCs and the return to smaller cohorts of online learners affecting change in real-life actions.
This week’s episode is with Daniel Baril, Institute for Lifelong Learning at UNESCO learning. We chat about institutions forced to become agile in the age of coronavirus plus, individual or collective approaches to lifelong learning and moving to targeted education intervention. We also have guest messages from ISTE, UFI Voctech Trust, EverFi, and OpenClassrooms, and insights on distance learning via the “application culture” of China.
This week we throw-back to a “pre-coronavirus” recording with Hector MacAulay, Managing Director at international infrastructure and manufacturing company Balfour Beatty. We chat about talent pipeline, technology and training and why getting up at the crack of dawn in your first teenage job sets you up for life.
In this episode, we hear about one organisation trying to embed personal learning budgets into the workplace, and draw together the best learning resources in one playlist. You’ll hear from Rajeeb Dey, Founder & CEO at Learnerbly. PLUS the Coronavirus, online learning and remote working with listener thoughts from Beijing to Cardiff and everything in-between.
First up, our FE reporter Ian Hurd, is out chatting to sector colleagues at Bridgend College about getting on that digital starting-line and beyond.
The second part of the episode is with the team at How Do I?. Taryl and Tom talk to us about accessibility, instruction and learning technology in the workplace as we throw back to an interview from the tail end of last year.
In this week’s episode we are in conversation with Cath Brown, a lifelong learner and President of Open University Students Association, talking all about better connecting students and employers. Plus, Virtual Reality at Solihull College and University Centre.