Digital inclusion: A journey through time
Later this month will mark the tenth anniversary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day. To mark the occasion, we're hosting our first ever Festival of Accessibility. In the run up, we're celebrating the achievements that have been made in the digital inclusion space so far. And reveling over what's about to come.
In this podcast episode, hear from Ryan Graham, Texthelp's Chief Technology Officer. He'll take you on a journey through time. Delving into the past, present and future of the digital space.
Inclusive Learning 365
In this episode we’re joined by 4 educational experts, and friends of Texthelp, who have co-written a fantastic new book about inclusive learning. The book is called Inclusive Learning 365, and is being published by ISTE - the International Society for Technology in Education. If you work in education this book will become your daily companion, with 365 strategies that you can use to provide the best learning experience. We’re going to take a look at some of these strategies in today’s podcast.
The authors Chris Bugaj, Karen Janowski, Mike Marotta and Beth Poss come from a variety of backgrounds in education. We’ll meet them all shortly and find out a bit more about them and what drove them to write this book.
Creating inclusive learning experiences with Highland Council
In this episode of Texthelp Talks, our host Patrick McGrath is joined by Robert Quigley and Tania Mackie from Highland Council in Scotland. They discuss their journey of rolling out and implementing over 30,000 Chromebook devices to students in their local authority. Which was driven by their commitment to digital learning and inclusion.
Let's Talk Everything Apprenticeships
In this special edition of Texthelp Talks, we celebrate NI Apprenticeships Week by sitting down for a chat with the people involved in Texthelp's very own apprenticeship scheme. Join us to find out more about the benefits of apprenticeships and how you can get involved as a business or as an apprentice.
Reimagining education in Australia
In this episode of Texthelp Talks, our host Greg O'Connor sits down to chat to one of the co-authors on our recent 'Learning in a changing landscape' whitepaper, Dr. Chris Wilson from ImpactEd. They explore key results from the research, including Australia's response to teaching in a pandemic and how this is causing us to reimagine what education looks like in Australia moving forward. They discuss challenges including teacher workloads and how to effectively select EdTech tools that can compliment existing pedagogy and help to close the achievement gap for all students.
A day in the life of a... Teacher
What does being a teacher really mean in the current climate? In this podcast we break down the statistics surrounding teacher workloads. Listen along as we join Bukky Yusuf, a teacher and Senior Leader at Edith Kay School, for a day in her life. We explore what teacher workload really looks like, from effectively managing admin tasks to navigating that all important work life balance. As well as what tools and strategies Bukky uses to reduce her workload. Including how she supports her fellow teachers in her role as a Senior Leader.