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.