The Future Focus; UK at Expo podcast series will feature industry experts discussing some key issues in Education. Topics will include learning a minority language and how to provide young people studying computer science with the best learning experience.
say something In welsh - the future of language education
Host: Sally Holland, Children's Commissioner for Wales
Guest: Aran Jones, Founder, Say Something In
The Welsh language is one of the treasures of Wales. It is part of what defines us as people and as a nation. Welsh Government’s ambition is to see the number of people able to enjoy speaking and using Welsh reach 1 million by 2050. This is certainly a challenging ambition, but a challenge the Welsh Government believes is worthwhile and necessary to secure the vitality of the language for future generations.
In this episode of Future Focus, host Sally Holland, Children's Commissioner for Wales meets Aran Jones - Founder of Say Something In.
Aran will discuss his own experience of learning the language and his speciality, accelerated language learning, particularly in the context of minority languages.
To find out more about Say Something In, click here.
e-commerce podcast: It's not pi in the sky - you can do it
Host: Chloë Thomas, Founder, eCommerce MasterPlan
Guest: Carrie Anne Philbin MBE, Director of Educator Support, Raspberry Pi Foundation
In this episode Chloe meets Carrie Anne Philbin MBE an award-winning computing teacher, author, YouTuber and podcast host. Passionate about computing and computer science, Carrie Anne strives to support educators across the globe so that young people have access to a world class computing and digital making learning experience.
Carrie Anne will talk about the Raspberry Pi - a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable little device that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages like Scratch and Python.
To learn more about Chloe Thomas and listen to more of her podcasts, click here.