Podcast Take Over – Edtech for future talent

Edtech podcast, an established podcast that gets behind the personalities in global education innovation & edtech. Join 1,500 listeners each week, from 141 countries, to hear from educators across early years, schools, higher & further education, plus investors, startups, bluechips, Government and students. We are taking over the LIVE podcasts for National Apprenticeship Week in a special feature - Edtech for future talent. This will be broadcast on 7th March 2018. We’ll be focussing on the technology used to explore careers and then connect, match and provide opportunities for young people with the needs of employers and apprenticeship programmes.

About the EdTech Podcast

The EdTech Podcast (https://theedtechpodcast.com/) is a podcast covering technological innovation impacting Education internationally, although particularly UK and US. GetMyFirstJob has been invited by Sophie Bailey (ex Head Content for BETT) to curate an episode especially for National Apprenticeship Week!

 Who is taking part?

 James Bridgman, Marketing & Comms Director of GetMyFirstJob, will be hosting the podcast with speakers from education, employers and entrepreneurs, including the following people.

David Allison, CEO and Founder of GetMyFirstJob.

Liz Williams, Director Tech Literacy and Education Programmes, BT Group

Justin Rix, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Anthony Impey, CEO of Optimity and Chair of Federation of Small Business Skills Policy Board

Kerensa Jennings, who runs The Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award and the iDEA digital skills platform

Joysy John, Head of Education at Nesta

Rob Newry, Founder of Arctic Shores, an EdTech startup creating game-based psychometric testing

Rob Williams, Founder of People-Fit, a digital platform that assesses 'employment fit' for candidates and potential employers

Jonathan Finkelstein, Founder of Credly, a digital skills badging system widely used across the US and UK

 What is the Podcast about?

This podcast will talk about how work and career prospects have changed over the last 10 years, including why developing the right skills is so important, what the view from educators and employers are, key tech solutions in the area and how the challenges can be addressed.

It will identify how we can use EdTech to supercharge Apprenticeships, fast-track skills development and anticipate future demand.

The podcast has gone live!


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If you’re interested in promoting your apprenticeships through GetMyFirstJob please visit https://www.thetalentportal.co.uk/our-services-apprentices/ or contact 023 9387 6400.