The Edtech Podcast https://theedtechpodcast.com Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:47:16 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en-US #148 – What is your Digital Quotient? Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn – and now Google Podcasts! What’s in this episode? Hello listeners! We kick off this week’s episode with our friends at Cool Initiatives to find out more about the CI Education Challenge 2019, why they’re going even more early-stage and details on their 6 finalists. We continue with our conversations recorded at GESF […]

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Listener Book Review: Leapfrogging Inequality by Rebecca Winthrop et al. A review of Leapfrogging Inequality by Rebecca Winthrop, by various The Edtech Podcast listeners. In Leapfrogging Inequality, researchers chart a new path for global education by examining the possibility of leapfrogging—harnessing innovation to rapidly accelerate educational progress—to ensure that all young people develop the skills they need for a fast-changing world. What do our listeners think?

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#147 – Next Billion Edtech Prize Winners This week we throwback to my visit to Dubai in March. I was visiting the Global Education and Skills Forum, which hosts the global teacher prize and the next billion prize. The next billion edtech prize was launched by the The Varkey Foundation to recognise the most innovative technology destined to have a radical impact on education in low income and emerging world countries. In this episode you'll hear a variety of voices from Tanzania, USA, Egypt, India, and the UK (via Belgium).

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#146 – Only Connect Welcome to episode three of the Education 4.0 series co-curated with Jisc. This week’s episode of our series looks at where, when and how will learning happen when many of us spend lots of time online. 

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#145 – Edtech strategy, listener responses Hi everyone and welcome to The Edtech Podcast. Our mission is to improve the dialogue between “ed” and “tech” and this week’s no different as we delve into some listener feedback on the edtech strategy published last week by the department for education in the UK.

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#144 – Digging into Digital Skills Development Hello listeners! This week’s episode is a treasure trove digging into digital skills development. You’ll hear from Kerensa Jennings on the art of audio production and digital skill access for all, Iris Lapinski on new learning tools early adopter teachers who want to pick up new skills in machine learning and AI, and Patrick Cutliffe who is working with Facebook to upskill a huge cohort of 18-30 year old learners to earners. Enjoy, and send us your feedback and comments!

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Education 4.0: The FutureLearn Perspective This post is a follow up to episode which featured a live recording from Digifest. Kathryn Skelton was unable to make the panel so has kindly followed up with her points below. Happy reading! 

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Listener Book Review: The Fourth Education Revolution: Will Artificial Intelligence Liberate or Infantilise Humanity? A listener book review of Sir Anthony Seldon's Book Review: The Fourth Education Revolution: Will Artificial Intelligence Liberate or Infantilise Humanity?

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#143 – What do teachers want from edtech? Hello! This week you'll hear from a panel of teachers from around the world and in wildly different settings on what they want from edtech. This episode was recorded LIVE at the Global Education and Skills World Forum. Enjoy, and send us your feedback and comments!  

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#142 – What is Education 4.0? Episode two of the Education 4.0 series. This episode was largely recorded at the recent Digifest event run by Jisc. I'm in conversation with a variety of edtech entrepreneurs, further and higher education specialists in information technology, big data ethics and skills development about what Education 4.0 means and what the implications might be for how we "do" education. I hope you enjoy and don't forget to message in or post using #edu4_0! 

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