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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#013- Iesha Small: Teacher retention and talent management

14th December 2017

Iesha and Anna discuss ‘The Talent Challenge:  The looming teacher retention crisis in England’s state schools and what to do about it.’ Read more

#012 – Rob Webster: Teaching assistants and inclusive education

23rd November 2017

Rob Webster is a researcher at the UCL Institute of Education, where he leads the Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants (MITA) initiative for the UCL Centre for Inclusive Education. Rob is also Co-Director of the SEN in Secondary Education (SENSE) study. In this episode, Rob talks to Iesha about… Read more

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#011 – Sam Baars: white working class boys at uni

9th November 2017

Dr Sam Baars is LKMco’s Director of Research. He talks to Iesha about his research exploring how higher education can become more accessible for white working class boys. In this episode Iesha and Sam discuss • Why Sam’s A-levels made him more politically engaged • How Sam’s doctorate in Social… Read more

#010- Geoff Barton: Leadership, listening and learning

26th October 2017

Geoff Barton is General Secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders. He talks to Iesha about leadership, literacy, books and radio. Read more

#009- Cat Scutt: Teachers, research and evidence informed practice

5th October 2017

Catt Scutt, the Director of Education and Research at The Chartered College of teaching argues that even if research contradicts teachers’ “common sense” or professional judgement, they still can’t turn their back on it. Read more

#008 – Research round up: Social mobility. Age, university and employment

11th August 2017

Social mobility at work and university. How well-known employers are trying to improve social mobility and why different generations have different perspectives about social mobility in the UK. Discussion between Iesha Small and Dr Sam Baars of LKMco. Read more