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 and Sam Baars.

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Previous Episodes

#034 “We need to stop talking about social mobility” – Festival of Education panel discussion.

25th June 2019

In this episode, Iesha Small chairs a panel at the recent festival of education entitled ‘We need to stop talking about social mobility’ with James Turner, Emmanuel Akpan-Inwang, Dr Tony… Read more

#033 Amanda Spielman – Ofsted. Implementing change. (New education inspection framework)

14th May 2019

In this episode, Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Ofsted, chats to Anna Trethewey and Iesha Small of LKMco as they quiz her on… Read more

#032 – Research roundup – Young people’s reading habits and BAME and LGBTQ representation in children’s literature

4th April 2019

In this episode, Alix Robertson, Junior Researcher at LKMco, shares a selection of research that she has been reading lately, with Dr Sam Baars, Director… Read more

#031 Research roundup: Studying abroad, teaching maths and girls engagement with science

28th February 2019

In this episode, Ellie and Sam discuss research they’ve been reading up on lately including pieces looking at the impact of studying and working abroad… Read more

#030 – Research round up: child in care reviews, faith schools and hard work

24th January 2019

In this episode, Abi explores a selection of recent and not-so-recent research that we’ve been reading in the last few weeks with Dr Sam Baars,… Read more

#029 Natalie Perera- School funding

20th December 2018

In this episode, Iesha speaks with Natalie Perera – Executive Director and Head of Research at Education Policy Institute about school funding and the implications… Read more