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Podcasts

  1. Status of teachers - what needs to change?

    2020-12-11

    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.

  2. The future of work in education I Christina Colclough

    2020-07-23

    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.

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

    2020-06-19

    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.

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

    2020-05-15

    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.

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

    2020-04-30

    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.

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

    2020-04-26

    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.

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

    2020-02-07

    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.

  8. Ending LGBTI discrimination in schools | Dr Debbie Hayton

    2020-02-04

    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.

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

    2020-01-29

    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.

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

    2019-12-18

    (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?

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

    2019-12-18

    (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?

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

    2019-12-09

    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.

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

    2019-12-06

    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.

  14. Media literacy can save lives | Maria Ressa

    2019-10-24

    "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

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

    2019-09-25

    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.

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

    2019-09-20

    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.

  17. De Argentina a Bangkok, solidaridad sindical | Roberto Baradel

    2019-09-25

    Tuvimos la suerte de charlar con Roberto Baradel, secretario general de SUTEBA (Argentina) y Secretario General de la CTA-Provincia de Buenos Aires, durante el 8º congreso de la IE en Bangkok, Tailandia. Baradel analiza la importancia de la solidaridad internacional así como los principales retos a los que se enfrentan los sindicatos en la región de América Latina y en Argentina en particular.

  18. Education aux changements climatiques: les éducateurs canadiens montrent l'exemple | Luc Beauregard

    2019-09-13

    L'éducation aux changements climatiques a été débattue au 8e Congrès mondial de l'Internationale de l'Education. Alors que débute la semaine mondiale d'action pour le climat initiée par les étudiants, Luc Beauregard de la Centrale des Syndicats du Québec/Canada nous en dit plus sur les établissements verts Brundtland et les activités syndicales dans sa province.