Episode 24: Pedagogy Matters with Allan Glen - Project Based Learning
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3d ago
In this episode, we talk to Allan Glen from Edinburgh College and discuss the approach taken in his curriculum area in relation to project based learning. Allan shares his inspiration for reviewing the curriculum offer with his team, which led to a shift in focus across all aspects of the curriculum and significantly reduced the assessment burden on students and staff. Allan shares his advice and approach on all aspects of the process, including some guidance principles as well as considerations relating to quality assurance.  View Pedagogy Matters - Episode 24 Transcript here ..read more
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Episode 23: Pedagogy Matters with Hazel Brady - Approaches to Professional Learning
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by pedagogymatters
2w ago
In this episode we talk to Hazel Brady, Director at West Lothian College about the approaches taken to Professional Development. The College has introduced West Lothian Wednesdays, protected time for staff development, as part of their offer and Hazel shares what has been learnt along the journey, both in terms of structure and how this is being supported by Learning Champions.  ..read more
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Episode 22: Pedagogy Matters with Jonny Kay - Math & English in Colleges
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by pedagogymatters
1y ago
In this episode, we talk to Jonny Kay, Head of Teaching, Learning and Assessment at Newcastle College. Jonny is a former English teacher with a wealth of experience across the school/college sector and more recently, the author of Improving Maths and English In Further Education: A Practical Guide.  We discuss all things English and maths, with a focus on ideas to improve the delivery of standalone qualifications, as well as the importance of all lecturers/teachers helping to make learners more literate and numerate.  ..read more
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Episode 21: Pedagogy Matters with Martin McGuire - WorldSkills
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by pedagogymatters
1y ago
In this episode, we talk to Martin McGuire, WorldSkills UK Director, Scotland. Martin describes how regional, national and international competition, can raise standards in vocational education, and by embracing the values and ethos of WorldSkills, we can have a positive impact on students and the development of their skills. WorldSkills UK website WorldSkills Kazan 2019 (YouTube video, 2m 27s)  ..read more
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Episode 20: Pedagogy Matters with Dr. Lee Coutts - Transformative Learning and Teaching
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1y ago
In this episode, we talk to Dr Lee Coutts about the topic of Transformative Learning and Teaching. Lee shares his perspective on how education can be socially progressive, making a positive difference to society. He describes a transformative learning pedagogical approach for and with students, and how adopting approaches such as (student-led) professionally authentic assessment can make a real impact on curriculum delivery ..read more
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Episode 19: Pedagogy Matters with Walter Patterson - Digital Capability Research
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1y ago
In this episode, we talk to Walter Patterson, Lead Researcher about the recently published Digital Capability: A Scottish Landscape Review report, which examines how colleges prioritised digital skills over the lockdown period. Walter shares with us the approaches taken to gather the research, key findings and an overview of the outputs.  ..read more
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Episode 18: Leadership Matters with Roddy Millar - Emerging Trends
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1y ago
The final epside of the Leadership Matters mini-series is with Roddy Millar – Founder and CEO of ideas for leaders, and Co-Founder of the Scottish Leadership Institute. Roddy discusses his work as a writer and publisher in the fields of executive education, management and leadership. Roddy works with international business schools and we will be exploring the emerging trends in leadership practice across the world ..read more
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Episode 17: Leadership Matters with Janet Whitley - Collective Leadership
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1y ago
The third epside of the Leadership Matters mini-series is with Janet Whitley, Collective Leadership Lead at Scottish Government. Janet discusses the work of Collective leadership Scotland, how they support partners and colleagues from across the public sector in the practice of collaboration and collective leadership and how leaders in the FE sector can become involved ..read more
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Episode 16: Leadership Matters with Anthony Willoughby - Territory Mapping
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1y ago
The second epside of the Leadership Matters mini-series is with Anthony Willoughby. Anthony is an author, explorer and founder of the Nomadic School of Business. During this episode, we chat about what Anthony has learned about leadership from living and working with indigenous communities across the world. We discuss the importance of personal leadership and the collective first, as well as the visionary tool Anthony uses to help people understand their territories ..read more
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Episode 15: Leadership Matters with Grant Ritchie – Leadership Journey
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by pedagogymatters
1y ago
A slight change to the format, we're going to run 4 episodes entitled, 'Leadership Matters', exploring leadership from different perspectives. The first in the series introduces Grant Ritchie – former Principal at Dundee and Angus College and Fellow with CDN. During this podcast Grant discusses his leadership journey, what helped and hindered him on that journey, and what advice he would give to emerging leaders ..read more
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