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.
The Voctech Podcast
- ASU GSV Summit Series
- Blue chip
- Book review
- Broadband & wifi
- Cloud & LMS
- Coding, Making & digital Skills
- Data & Backend
- Early Years
- Edtech awards
- Further Education
- Higher Education
- HR tech & Lifelong Learning
- Jisc Education 4.0 Series
- Online Tutoring & Languages
- Pearson Future Tech for Education Series
- Publishing & Content
- Start up
- The Edge Series
- The Edtech Podcast Festival
- The Voctech Podcast
- Ufi mini-series on upskilling
- VR, AR & AI
- What Matters in Edtech GLOBAL Series
- What Matters in Edtech Series
This #VocTechPodcast episode throws back to our LIVE recording at Dare to Learn 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. It was recorded during the same week as HEL we can!, an event on Boosting Skills & Continuous Learning in Europe. Listen in to our panel of adult education and corporate training providers, teachers, and eco-system supporters.
This week I’m in conversation with David Shull, Head of Handshake UK and Europe. Handshake work to make the student employability space or “bridge to work” better. David and I chat about starting Handshake, the pain points for employers aiming to recruit students, and creating more opportunities for students no matter where they are located. We also have some snippets from Ian Hurd, who was out and about at the recent Ufi Voctech Showcase.
This week I’m in conversation with Shaun Gear from the Ministry of Education in New Zealand to talk about vocational learning reform. We talk about improving standards in vocational learning, how to involve the wider community outside of training providers and employers, and creating hubs of best practice.
This week we are looking at investment in lifelong learning and workforce development, chatting to Marissa Lowman of Village Capital and Owen Henkel at Pearson Ventures.
In this week’s episode, we talk to Beam’s CEO, Alex Stephany, about crowdfunding for social good, and the importance of grit, alongside training, education and support networks. Beam is the world’s first crowdfunding platform that helps people from disadvantaged backgrounds train up and get into rewarding work.
Henrietta Palmer, the Learning Solutions Manager at TUI is our guest on this weeks VocTech episode. We talk Artificial Intelligence and corporate learning and development. Enjoy!
In this weeks VocTech Series episode, on collaborative drug discovery through VR and AR, we speak to Becky Sage, CEO at Interactive Scientific. 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.
Podcast chat with Steve Wheeler, Author, Digital Learning in Organisations
Find out about our upcoming series guests and what we’ve learnt so far…