May 13, 2017
Creativity is the focus of this UKEdPodcast from the UKEdChat team. We speak to author and educationalist Sue Cowley about her definitions of creativity and her new book, "The Artful Educator" which encourages teachers to embrace their inner creativity. Also, teacher and author Richard JA Rogers explains why creativity within education is so important.
Shownotes at the UKEdChat.com website
April 28, 2017
This episode is supported by the team behind Outdoor Learning Day, UK.
In this episode of the UKEd_Podcast we explore the opportunities for teaching and learning outside. We visit the RSPB's Ribble Estuary Discovery Centre - Lancashire, UK - where we speak to Claire Crictchley as she explains exploring the mud flats nearby along with meeting some unique mini-beasts. We also speak to Kathryn Phillips from The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire Manchester and North Merseyside's Brockholes site just outside the city of Preston as she explains the Forest School opportunities available there.
Our guest for the show is the respected outdoor learning consultant Juliet Robertson from CreativeStar in Scotland. Juliet shares great ideas and activities to take the learning outside, no matter what school grounds and facilities you have.
Richard J Rodgers and his Ukranian teaching colleague Alex share how important learning outdoors is, especially when students live in a world that barely goes beyond their own four walls.
Full episode details and timings can be found on ukedchat.com
April 22, 2017
In this episode, we explore some of the highlights from a report published by the OECD exploring the lives of teenagers, their well-being, and dependency on internet use, highlighting issues that teachers and schools can use to support teenagers in reducing anxiety and pressure they place on themselves.
April 13, 2017
Episode 1 of the UKEd Podcast from the UKEdChat team, with more of a focus on supporting pupils prepare for exams. We speak to curriculum specialists at Oxford University Press, along with hearing how a school in the South West of England use podcast to support revision .
December 18, 2015
Episode 01 - December 2015
UKEdChat's very own ICT Magic shares his ideas, tips and comedy for teachers to make the most of their Christmas break.