Podcasts

  • Technology for Learning: a Trust's experience

    Digital transformation is only growing faster and the same must be applied to our education sector. That's why we're hosting a mini series with the LEO Academy Trust to explore their model of learning, excellence and opportunity. That has led them to successfully embed technology across all their Academies.

    First up is members of their Digital Learning Team, Graham Macaulay and Cheryl Shirley. Our host Patrick McGrath, delves into their experience of using technology for learning, including what they look for in EdTech tools and what advice they have for fellow MATs and schools.


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  • Making maths accessible

    We believe everyone deserves the chance to find joy in maths. That's why we've invited two expert industry voices to join us for a special 'Making maths accessible' episode of Texthelp Talks.

    Sammy White is an FE maths lecturer & consultant, and Lilian Soon is an education adviser at the University of York. Listen along as they discuss the challenges facing maths educators and the role of technology in helping to make maths more inclusive and engaging for all students.


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  • Trends for the 2021 workspace

    In this episode of Texthelp Talks we hear from our CEO and Founder, Martin McKay. Martin sits down with us to explore what the biggest trends are for the 2021 workspace. He also takes a look back at our key learnings from 2020, reflecting on what has been a year like no other.


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  • Dyslexia, the workplace and me

    In today’s episode of Texthelp Talks we chat with Colin Moloney, Governance Manager in the UK Civil Service, about his experiences of Dyslexia in the workplace.

    Colin will chat about some of the challenges he has faced throughout his career as well as some of the strengths he brings to his job as a result of his neurodiversity. We will also discuss the ways in which technology has supported Colin and some tips for creating a more inclusive workplace for all. 


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  • Creating a ‘great place to work’ for everyone

    In this Texthelp Talks podcast, we chat with Toby Hopkins, Colleague Engagement and Inclusion Executive at Sainsburys. As a Disability Confident Leader, and an Investors in People Gold standard employer for the fourth year running, Toby will be sharing how Sainsbury’s has created, and continues to build, a great place to work for everyone. You'll gain insights to help you champion diversity and create a supportive working culture for all.


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  • Accessibility is more than code and colours

    As organisations we rely on our digital content to spread our messages far and wide. And for it to serve its purpose it must be able to be accessed, and used. But what does this really mean? 

    In this podcast episode, hear from Clare Reucroft, Content Designer at Content Design London. Clare will share what lies beyond accessible code and colours.  And explore how language makes a difference too. Listen and gain practical tips to help you create content that can be accessed, understood and used by everyone.


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