This week we are looking at SEND and Neurodiversity, specifically; personal stories and frustrations, hopes for change across policy, technology, and education and, resources and tools for all listeners to help increase accessibility.
What Matters in Edtech Series
In this episode looking at skills, we are in conversation with an amazing 19-year-old key worker on her experience of 2020, an SVP on understanding more about how vocational learning pathways are adapting to a fast-shifting employment landscape and a principal and CEO on the education sector moving forward and more quickly on cultivating essential skills.
In this episode, we are talking innovation with guests from Dubai, Brazil, Singapore and the U.K. Expect ideas on how to build the team around you to take new ideas forward, how to create the space for innovation, and ways to measure impact, including, “how much time have I saved?”
This week, we are chatting to Bett’s Global Education Council, getting to grips with the council’s manifesto set in January and the way COVID has impacted the manifesto ideals and how urgently they are implemented.
Our guests reflect on how the pause given by the pandemic has allowed an opportunity to teach back better and how this can be achieved.
In this episode, we focus on the Middle East and Africa; you’ll hear about the role of tech and community in supporting refugee learning, careers opportunities for girls, flexible working and teacher professional development, and truly hybrid online learning. We are in Dubai, Oman, Kenya and across the UAE.
The Bett podcast series, “What Matters in Edtech”, is BACK, this time with a focus on global education. In our first episode, we focus on Asia and the current challenges and insights from this region.
We speak to a range of educators and partners in the region to talk about their approach to teaching and learning both before and during the Coronavirus crisis.
This episode was recorded LIVE at #Bett2020 and is all about skills. We take a top-level view of the skills agenda both here and internationally, looking into why there is a disconnect between education and skills requirements and where the UK stands on solving this issue.
What is innovation? How can it be measured and sustained? How can a culture of innovation be developed, and what examples of pedagogical and technological innovation have come to the fore in recent years? We speak to entrepreneurs, ecosystem developers, academics and educators about the role of innovation and hear about how innovation is evolving in virtual reality in Singapore, career technical education in the US, STEAM education in Belgium, and real-world problem-solving in Bhutan. Plus, why educators are inherent innovators and more about the edtech innovation testbed here in the U.K. Phew!
This week’s episode is all about empowering teachers and Learners.
We hear from a range of school leaders, professional development specialists, and techie teachers, about the conditions to empower teachers and learners. We talk teacher time, flexibility and trust, evidence-based practice relevant to particular school context, and how to best implement tech that supports T & L.
In this episode, you will hear from a range of school leaders and teachers, wellbeing experts and coaches about what can and is being done to support an everyday approach to self, student and staff care.