The LKMco Youth and Education Podcast

Welcome to the LKMco youth and education podcast.  Our fortnightly podcast will help you keep your finger on the pulse of cutting edge education research through expert interviews and summaries of new reports.

This podcast is brought to you by LKMco associate Iesha Small

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#006 – Prof. Geoff Whitty: Realities of evidence-informed education policy (part 1)

14th July 2017

Discussing evidence-based educational policy and how to Professor Geoff Whitty has used his career to take educational disadvantage. Read more

#005 – Ellie Mulcahy: Links between improving reading in schools and prisons.

30th June 2017

What lessons can schools learn from Sound Training, a programme that improved reading ability in prisons? Read more

#004 – Research round up: Neuro media, The Matrix and flow

16th June 2017

How would teachers need to be in a future world where knowledge was embedded instantly into our brains? Read more

#003 – Will Millard: Oracy. Learning well through talk

2nd June 2017

In this episode of the LKMco Youth and Education podcast, Iesha talks to colleague Will Millard. Will is an educational researcher and former English teacher.

They discuss Will’s report Oracy: The state of speaking in our schools. They also explore how teachers can be more intentional in using talk effectively in the classroom to improve learning. Read more

#002 – Research Round Up: Social segregation and white Working Class boys

19th May 2017

In episode #002  Dr Sam Baars talks to George Duoblys. They ask do faith schools perpetuate social social segregation? Is focusing on white working class boys helpful? Do Ofsted’s gradings for nurseries really measure the right things? Key points Early years: Kids who go to ‘outstanding’ nurseries don’t necessarily do better than those… Read more

#001 – Bart Shaw: Poor Pupil’s Progress at Secondary School

30th April 2017

In this episode of the LKMco Education and Youth Podcast, Iesha talks to colleague, Bart Shaw. Bart is a researcher, former teacher and civil servant who lives in Sheffield.

They discuss his report poor pupil’s progress at secondary school. Read more