1. World Day against Child Labour: Testimony of a teacher and former child worker.

    11 June 2021
  2. Focus on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET )

    25 May 2021

    In today’s podcast, we will be talking about Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET ) and how access to public TVET plays a crucial role in contributing to social justice and sustainable development. TVET links to the labour market, however, make it particularly vulnerable to policies of commercialisation and its teachers are often faced with inadequate funding, infrastructure, salaries, support and contracts. Join us for a discussion on the value and importance of TVET with Gavin Moodie, Stephanie Matseleng Allais, John Buchanan & Leesa Wheelahan.

  3. Status of teachers - what needs to change?

    11 December 2020

    The status of teachers is one of the main factors that make an education system successful. What do we know about it when it comes to the teachers in different parts of the world? What needs to change in order for education systems to perform better? Listen to this podcast with Greg Thompson, professor at the University of Brisbane, Australia, to find out more.

  4. The future of work in education I Christina Colclough

    23 July 2020

    Christina Colclough is a future of work expert. She discusses teacher adaptation to digitalisation, life-long learning, the digital divide, the relationship between virtual and physical learning, data, and related issues.

  5. Enseigner à distance au Mali atteint par la COVID-19 | Soumeila H Maiga

    19 June 2020

    Suite à la pandémie de la COVID-19, le Mali a lancé pour la première fois un programme d’enseignement à distance, afin de pallier quelque peu la fermeture des écoles. Soumeila H Maiga, responsable du département à la formation du syndicat de l’éducation SNEC, est l’un des 20 enseignant∙e∙s sélectionné∙e∙s pour enregistrer les cours télévisés. Il témoigne sur cette expérience nouvelle, ses potentialités mais aussi ses limites.

  6. World Education Support Personnel Day : Lets' support them! Ashanti Rankin & HaSheen Wilson/NEA

    15 May 2020

    On World Education Support Personnel Day, Ashanti Rankin & HaSheen Wilson from the USA share their experience as professional ESP at diverse education levels, explain how they contribute to quality education & vibrant communities, talk about the threat of growing privatisation in the sector and highlight the importance of EI resolution on ESP.

  7. Remote education due to COVID-19 leads to deep transformations to education systems | Ben Williamson

    30 April 2020

    Researcher Ben Williamson highlights for EdVoices the importance to put students before profit in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this crisis, the use of remote learning and learning is increased and high tech companies are pushing their online tools and products.

  8. Copyright and the battle for fair access | Mugwena Maluleke & Michael Geist

    26 April 2020

    On World Intellectual Property Day, we sat down with Mugwena Maluleke and Michael Geist for a conversation on copyright, Covid-19, knowledge sharing and fair access for educators and researchers. Tune in for insights into the battle for balanced copyright legislation in South Africa, Canada and around the world.

  9. Holocaust education, teacher training and the fight for democracy | Andrew Beiter & Kate W. English

    7 February 2020

    75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the distance in time may give us a false sense of comfort that lessons have been learned, that history will not be repeated. Yet the narratives that led to the Holocaust are re-emerging, reinvented for the 21st century. Now more than ever, it is imperative to ensure that the lessons of the Holocaust reach new generations, minds and hearts in classrooms across the world. Teachers and teacher training are the first line of defense in the fight for democracy, human rights and our collective future. We sat down with Andrew Beiter and Kate W. English to talk about Holocaust education and their work on 4 continents with the Educators' Institute for Human Rights.

  10. Ending LGBTI discrimination in schools | Dr Debbie Hayton

    4 February 2020

    LGBTI teachers are often subject to discrimination and harrassment at their workplace. How we can overcome this and make schools safe for everybody is at the heart of our discussoin with Dr Debbie Hayton, NASUWT National Executive member.

  11. Union renewal and policy dialogue, key elements for quality education | Gifty Apanbi

    29 January 2020

    The recruitment of active and motivated young teachers within the union and union involvement in shaping policy pertaining to teachers and education: these are some the topics we were fortunate to discuss with Gifty Apanbi of the Ghana National Association of Teachers. She underlines how committed teachers in her country are ensuring that they can provide all students with quality education.

  12. La scuola inclusiva: apprendimento della lingua e multilinguismo | Prof.ssa Mari D'Agostino

    18 December 2019

    (English to follow) Oggi, con la Prof.ssa Mari D'Agostino, docente ordinario di linguistica italiana all'Università di Palermo in Italia, parliamo dell’accoglienza degli studenti neoarrivati nelle scuole e in particolare, di come i docenti e il personale della scuola possono accompagnarli nel loro percorso di apprendimento della lingua. Quale ruolo per gli insegnanti delle diverse materie? Come affrontare questo percorso con studenti a bassa scolarizzazione? E, infine, come valorizzare questi studenti e il loro repertorio linguistico perché l’apprendimento linguistico favorisca il processo di inclusione sociale e relazionale?

  13. Una escuela libre de segregación para [email protected] | Alejandro Tiana

    18 December 2019

    (English version to follow) Hablamos con Alejandro Tiana, Secretario de Estado de Educación de España, sobre los esfuerzos llevados a cabo desde la escuela para luchar contra la segregación de niños y niñas refugiados. ¿Cuáles son los principales obstáculos? ¿Cuáles las mejores experiencias hasta el momento?

  14. The fight for human and trade union rights in the Philippines | France Castro

    9 December 2019

    France Castro of the Alliance of Concerned Teacher Philippines tells us about the human and trade union rights violations under the Duterte government and how her union is fighting back.

  15. Latinoamérica hoy - una perspectiva sindical desde la educación | Sonia Alesso

    6 December 2019

    En este podcast entrevistamos a Sonia Alesso, Secretaria General de CTERA, Argentina, sobre la situación en América Latina en un contexto de movimientos sociales, lucha sindical y cambio político.

  16. Media literacy can save lives | Maria Ressa

    24 October 2019

    "All I'm asking from social media is that they take care of the city that they have created. That when someone is murdering someone else they hold them to account. They built this city and put no traffic lights, no laws." An enlightening conversation with Rappler's Maria Ressa - Time person of the year 2018 - on media literacy, social media and the war on truth. #GlobalMILWeek

  17. World Day for Decent Work: need for union renewal and a new social contract | Sharan Burrow

    25 September 2019

    On the occasion of World Day for Decent Work, October 7th, International Trade Union Confederation's General Secretary Sharan Burrow gives her views on trade union renewal and explains how a new social contract should look like.

  18. World Teachers' Day: Trained young teachers ensure the future of the profession | Kelera Tinai

    20 September 2019

    For this year's World Teacher's Day, on October 5th, with the theme “Young Teachers: The future of the Profession”, we interviewed Kelera Tinai, a young woman education unionist from the Fiji Teachers' Association. Listen to Kelera detailing the leadership training she followed in Korea, and the knowledge and experience she got from it and which she was able to share with Fiji's colleagues.