Future Ready Today podcasts
What are today’s teachers doing to prepare their students for the future?
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Educators Dr John Taylor and Nick Brown discuss what they’re doing to support their learners during the COVID-19 lockdown and how to harness the power of project learning in an online world.
Russell Winnard from Young Enterprise and Rachel Steele from Act On It talk about how their programmes set learners up for future success.
Learning futurist David Price OBE shares his thoughts on preparing today’s learners for the workforce.
Dr Catherine Lee and Jerome Cargill from Courageous Leaders discuss their new book Courage in the Classroom – stories, advice and practical guidance for LGBT+ inclusion in schools.
Rachel Vecht from Educating Matters talks about how her experience of being a teacher and parent have shaped her views on parental involvement, future skills and employee engagement.
Two A level students take over the podcast this week to interview Dr Emma Thompson from the University of Southampton. They discuss their feelings about exam cancellations and how to prepare for future learning and the world of work.
Pearson Marketing Manager Ore Onagbesan is joined by Joanna Abeyie MBE, award-winning entrepreneur and champion of diversity, inclusion and equality, for an honest conversation about race, class and education in the UK.
Alexandra Loydon and Alex Davies from St James’s Place explain the work they’re doing to develop students’ confidence to make informed financial choices. They also share some practical tips for bringing finance topics into the classroom.