This week, We’re yabbering on about Australia and Edtech. Crikey! I speak to Summer Howarth, Learning Director, Education Changemakers, John Angley, Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner at AusTrade & Riley Batchelor, CEO, Edugrowth and start up founder, Isuru Wanasinghe, of Life is Yellow.
In this episode we talk about how Betsy left her secure role at Forbes (at the height of the economic recession). Betsy then embarked on some educational volunteering, dust-bunny collection and finally set up Edsurge in a bid to better understand why the future technologies of learning were not making it into the everyday schools of California. We also talk yoga, egos and high-stakes student academic and entrepreneurial expectation in the Silicon Valley, as well as what Hamilton the musical has got to do with Personalised Learning.
Welcome everyone to this sixth episode from the ASU GSV Summit series on The Edtech Podcast. This week we’re getting into the ed innovation landscape, with extensive research conducted by Navitas Ventures with their Edtech Census. I’ve also been listening to podcasts about the Shift Commission and their insight into the Future of Work and how our current mortgage and insurance structures are currently too tied up with past models of long-term employment, rather than self-directed gig economy stuff. Which I can relate to!
Welcome everyone to this fifth episode from the ASU GSV Summit series on The Edtech Podcast. This week we’re getting into the many-headed beast of educational reform.
Educational reform can mean many things to many people, but essentially focuses on changing public education for the better.
Welcome everyone to this fourth episode from the ASU GSV Summit series on The Edtech Podcast. This week we hear about China and Edtech featuring a whole raft of entrepreneurs and teacherpreneurs talking about the internationalisation of Edtech and the part China is playing in investment, innovation and change at a state and consumer level. Includes contributions from GSV Cap, VIPKid, Liulishuo, 17zuoye.com, TAL Education Group, JMDEdu, and Edstars
This week we hear about efficacy and impact touching upon evidence-based education, why you shouldn’t attempt to be a researcher, and why accreditation isn’t the answer in the complicated world of education!
A panel discussion run by the British Educational Suppliers Association during London Edtech Week 2016, recorded for The Edtech Podcast. Hello and welcome everyone. From apps that are aspiring to be the Uber of supply teaching, to cutting-edge platforms and assessment tools allowing school data to be analysed in innovative new ways, many EdTech companies are aiming to enhance teaching and learning experiences across the UK and in doing so, transform the way that schools operate – saving them both time and money.
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This week we are in ‘takeover’ mode with Harness and their collaborators, talking about user-centred design and creating edtech with teachers for teachers.
The Edtech Podcast Website Launch – some cool features you might like to know about
This week we hear about HRTech, listening to CareerCake.com, Founder and CEO, on growing up in Wales, working in recruitment, the impact of the economic recession, launching a YouTube channel and pivoting into an HRtech business. All of this, with the backdrop of portfolio careers and side-hustles as a theme in skills development and employment.
Details of The Edtech Podcast partnership with Michelson 20MM Foundation
Part Two of the ASU GSV Summit Series on The Edtech Podcast. Welcome everyone to this second episode from the ASU GSV Summit series on The Edtech Podcast. This week we hear about 21st century skills touching upon accreditation, funding, project based learning, higher education and alternative education, such as bootcamps, along the way!
Part One of the ASU GSV Summit Series on The Edtech Podcast. Welcome everyone to this first episode from the ASU GSV Summit series on The Edtech Podcast. This week we hear about gaming and neuroscience touching upon efficacy, curriculum, standardisation, engagement, access and more along the way!
Interview with one of edtech’s greatest mind attics, Maren Deepwell, the CEO of the Association for Learning Technology or more commonly known as ALT. We talk Sherlock Holmes, Equality, Government Policy and Open Education.
This week’s recording is our LIVE podcast as co-chairs at London Edtech Week 2017 on Is Edtech a Thing? Run in collaboration with NESTA, and thanks to Cooley LLP for supporting, we explore the value of edtech from a financial, educational and opportunity cost point of view.
I’m in conversation with Renaldo Lawrence, Adobe Education Leader, Apple Distinguished Educator, Microsoft Innovative Educator, and an Advanced Skills teacher. We talk about funding in schools, motivating students and taking inspiration from outside the classroom to enthuse your practice. Thank you to ClassCentral for sponsoring this week’s episode.
Recording from the launch of RocketFund (crowdfunding for schools) at Edspace, featuring 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
Plus bonus interview 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.
Recorded at SXSWedu 2017 and featuring interviews with Dr. Shlomy Kattan, Senior Director XPRIZE & Matt Keller, Prize Lead, Global Learning XPRIZE, Maggie Mitchell Salem, Executive Director, Qatar Foundation International, Mark Nagurski, Co-Founder, animation content studio, MakeMatic, &
Tricia Edwards, Head of Education, Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center For The Study of Invention And Innovation. Thank you to this week’s sponsors Qatar Foundation International and ClassCentral
Interview with Geir Sand Nilsen (@geirsand) Co-founder at Edtech Foundry – the makers of the Differ chatbot. We talk about chatbots, using stutters to your own advantage, and the bittersweet notion of teaching artificial intelligence how to do your job. Thank you to ClassCentral for sponsoring this episode, recorded at SXSWedu 2017.
Interviews with Nina Rees, President and CEO, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, Anthony A Owen, State Coord of Computer Science, Arkansas Department of Education, Alex Rosenthal, Editorial Producer, TEDed, Michael Cohen, The Tech Rabbi, EdTech trainer. We’re talking about:
What are charter schools? How did computer science gain status in Arkansas? How can design thinking interest students and educators? Thank you to this week’s sponsors Japan Prize 2017 Qatar Foundation International and ClassCentral!