Podcasts

  • 6 myths designers and marketers believe about web accessibility

    In this episode, we’re joined by Sophie Koonin, Web Engineering Lead at Monzo. Sophie is passionate about web accessibility and keeping the web a fun and inclusive place for everyone. And today, with Sophie’s expert knowledge about web development, we’ll be debunking six common myths designers and marketers believe about web accessibility.


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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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  • Building back better: Improving disability inclusion in the workplace, with Diane Lightfoot

    In this episode we're joined by Diane Lightfoot, CEO of Business Disability Forum. Listen as we talk about the opportunities arising from our evolving workspace. And uncover how businesses can maximise these opportunities to 'build back better'. You'll gain advice to help you improve disability inclusion, and reshape the future world of work.


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  • The Changing Face of Assessment with Daren White

    As Wales announce that they plan on following Scotland in their decision to cancel end of year exams in 2021, Texthelper Patrick McGrath is joined by Daren White, a Senior Leader across two Secondary Academies in Essex, to explore the changing face of assessment. 

    They discuss what this move away from exams means for teachers and students. And how technology can support more formative assessment and provide the continuous, meaningful feedback that students need to succeed. Listen to their chat to learn more.


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  • Trends in Education Technology for 2021

    Welcome to the Texthelp Talks podcast! In this episode we hear from our CEO and Founder, Martin McKay. Each year, Martin sits down to explore what the biggest trends in education for the upcoming year will be. This year has been a year like no other. So while we’re looking ahead to 2021 and what’s to come, Martin also reflects on what the effects of the global pandemic has taught us, both in education and in Texthelp as an organization.


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