GetMyFirstJob are hosting a podcast focussing on the technology used to connect, match and provide opportunities for young people with the needs of employers and apprenticeship programmes.

About the EdTech Podcast

The EdTech Podcast is a podcast covering technological innovation impacting Education internationally, although particularly UK and US. GetMyFirstJob has been invited by Sophie Bailey (ex Head Content for BETT) to curate an episode especially for National Apprenticeship Week!

Who is taking part?

James Bridgman, Marketing & Comms Director of GetMyFirstJob, will be hosting the podcast with speakers from education, employers and entrepreneurs, including the following people. 

David Allison, CEO and Founder of GetMyFirstJob.
Liz Williams, Director Tech Literacy and Education Programmes, BT Group
Justin Rix, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP
Anthony Impey, CEO of Optimity and Chair of Federation of Small Business Skills Policy Board
Kerensa Jennings, who runs The Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award and the iDEA digital skills platform
Joysy John, Head of Education at Nesta
Rob Newry, Founder of Arctic Shores, an EdTech startup creating game-based psychometric testing
Rob Williams, Founder of People-Fit, a digital platform that assesses 'employment fit' for candidates and potential employers
Jonathan Finkelstein, Founder of Credly, a digital skills badging system widely used across the US and UK

What is the Podcast about? 

This podcast will talk about how work and career prospects have changed over the last 10 years, including why developing the right skills is so important, what the view from educators and employers are, key tech solutions in the area and how the challenges can be addressed.

It will identify how we can use EdTech to supercharge Apprenticeships, fast-track skills development and anticipate future demand.

Listen to the EdTech Podcast on iTunes

Listen to the EdTech Podcast on Spotify

Look at the EdTech Podcast website

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