The Learning Renaissance

You’re Dead To Me – The Victorian Christmas | BBC Sounds

Why do we celebrate Christmas with cards, crackers and a tree? Join us as we travel back and explore the weird and wonderful history of the Victorian Christmas. Just who … Continue reading

December 23, 2022 · Leave a comment

Planning a Better Future with Fabienne Vailes

Another week, another great conversation with an educator passionate about change in education and learning. Fabienne Vailes has experience of education in most of its phases and can see clearly … Continue reading

July 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

If you do one thing to end this school year successfully, watch this seminar.

It has been a long and difficult academic year bringing disruption and challenges which have, between them, thwarted the scope and pace of school development planning. End the year on … Continue reading

July 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

I Did. You Can: The Phil Crompton Interviews

I was both flattered and inspired to be asked by my old friend, Phil Crompton to take part in his series of interviews with people he considered to be ‘movers … Continue reading

June 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

I Did. You Can. A Podcast with Phil Crompton

I had always expected to have a linear career as an educational professional aspiring to lead my own school, which I did. However, forces beyond my control then took over … Continue reading

May 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

How to Use Emojis in Teaching | Edutopia

The fun little characters can add visual cues to student assignments and help you manage classroom routines. Helpful ideas from Dr Monica Burns here: How to Use Emojis in Teaching … Continue reading

March 16, 2022 · Leave a comment

What Motivates You? An Opportunity to Reflect…

My good friend Phil Crompton recently gave me the opportunity in a podcast interview to reflect on my motivation as one of his I did. You can. series. Such an … Continue reading

February 24, 2022 · Leave a comment

You’re Dead To Me – 8 amazing facts about the history of Christmas | BBC Sounds

Find out how some of our most-loved festive customs began: You’re Dead To Me – 8 amazing facts about the history of Christmas | BBC Sounds

December 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

You’re Dead To Me – Fairy Tales | BBC Sounds

Greg Jenner and his guests uncover the gruesome truths behind our most-loved fairy tales. Source: You’re Dead To Me | Fairy Tales | BBC Sounds

October 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Horrible Histories Podcast | CBBC

The BAFTA-winning team behind CBBC’s hugely popular Horrible Histories TV series have brought together some of the most remarkable figures in history and imagined what they’d do with their own … Continue reading

September 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

Awesome Audiobooks for Back-to-School Listening | Penguin Random House

Addressing back-to-school worries, making new friends, building self-esteem: these stories will have kids looking forward to the year to come. Read the list here: It’s Elementary: Awesome Audiobooks for Back-to-School … Continue reading

September 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

BBC Sounds | Rethink

How the world should change after the coronavirus pandemic. Leading thinkers from across the globe give us their route maps to a better tomorrow. Discover the thought-provoking podcast here: BBC … Continue reading

August 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

The 15 Best Teaching Podcasts For Teachers

Teaching podcasts are a great way to learn about classroom best practice and what’s happening in UK education while you’re on the move or even marking. Source: The 15 Best … Continue reading

July 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

You’re Dead To Me – Five powerful women in history you need to know about | BBC Sounds

Discover the history podcast for people who don’t like history… and those who do. Greg Jenner brings together the best names in comedy and history to learn and laugh about … Continue reading

May 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

You’re Dead To Me | BBC Radio 4

Discover the history podcast for people who don’t like history… and those who do. Greg Jenner brings together the best names in comedy and history to learn and laugh about … Continue reading

March 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

NEW! Teach Me A Lesson with Greg James and Bella Mackie | BBC Podcasts

Greg James and Bella Mackie learn fascinating and fun lessons from Britain’s most inspiring teachers. Expect all-killer no-filler syllabus, lots of laughs and no homework. Download or listen via BBC … Continue reading

February 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Secret Life of Teachers | BBC Sounds

Step inside Mehreen Baig’s virtual staffroom to hear what the UK’s teachers really think. Listen in to a weekly discussion about what life is like behind the school gates. Listen … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Back to School 2020: How Bitesize are supporting children, parents and teachers | BBC Bitesize

Here’s what BBC Bitesize doing to support teachers, parents and students in the new school year. The school experience may be very different this time, with staggered school days, year … Continue reading

September 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Global Citizenship Foundation

I was very pleased to have been invited to join the panel on Education Beyond Covid-19 organised by the Global Citizenship Foundation. It was quite difficult maintaining a train of … Continue reading

June 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beyond Covid 19: Education in the Time of Corona, June 6th 2020

I’m honoured to be part of this panel of distinguished educators on the Online Educational Leadership Forum for a discussion about education beyond the virus. The COVID-19 crisis is unprecedented … Continue reading

June 5, 2020 · 1 Comment

Online Panel Discussion on Learning post-Covid-19, June 6 2020

When several events at which I have been due to speak this year have been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it was particularly pleasing to receive an invitation to … Continue reading

June 1, 2020 · 1 Comment

Latest ISSET podcast considers Making a Home in Space with astronaut Bill McArthur Jones

Making a Home in Space – FREE Live Interactive Astronaut Show Tuesday 26th May Astronaut and Test Pilot Bill McArthur Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live … Continue reading

May 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

It is rocket science and it is brain surgery… the latest ISSET webinar with astronaut Dafydd Rhys Williams: 30th April 19.00 BST

LIVE Webinar: Space Talking with An Astronaut  Astronaut & Brain Surgeon Dafydd Rhys (Dave) Williams My Brain in Space This Thursday 30th April at 7pm BST, astronaut, neurological and cardiac … Continue reading

April 29, 2020 · 2 Comments

The Edtech Podcast – for global education innovation and edtech

The mission of The Edtech Podcast is to improve the dialogue between ‘ed’ & ‘tech’ for better innovation, through storytelling. Join the Edtech listener community now! The Edtech Podcast – … Continue reading

April 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

BBC Bitesize Exam Survivors | BBC Radio

Worried about exams? Dr Radha and regular guest Dr Alex George have you covered in this podcast from the BBC! Listen online here, or on the BBC Sounds App: BBC … Continue reading

May 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Life Lessons | Seven life-changing tips from the new generation | BBC Radio 4

Young guests from the Life Lessons podcast offer their wisdom. Source: Life Lessons | Seven life-changing tips from the new generation | BBC Radio 4

November 25, 2018 · Leave a comment