Technology and Learning
TTT 016 : A Marketplace for schools to identify programmes for pupils & measure the impact with Nathalie Richards
19 November 2015
Nathalie Richards from London, UK is CEO and co-founder of the London based social enterprise EduKit. This online platform helps schools raise attainment by evaluating the needs of their pupils, then, identifies suitable charity and social enterprise-run programmes to advance their personal development and enrich learning. With more than ten years IT and Project Management experience, as well as a track record of voluntary work in charities, schools, social enterprises and youth groups, Nathalie is perfectly positioned to lead a passionate and talented team at EduKit in exploiting the benefits of modern technology to positively impact the lives of thousands of young people. Furthermore, her technology background, engaging personality and exceptional communication skills mean that she has been able to build meaningful relationships with both providers and schools and help facilitate a connection between the two.
Nathalie has a Master of Science (MSc) in Ethnicity, Policy and Migration, an MBA from the renowned University INSEAD in General Management, Strategy and Media and a BA in Economics and Law. She is a former governor at Beckmead School in Croydon and board member at Generating Genius. She has worked in a management capacity at Apple Inc, uberVU among others. She is also fluent in French and Italian.
TTT 009 : Twitter : A Powerful Collaborative Tool for Teachers with Joe Dale
01 July 2015
Joe Dale is an independent consultant who works with a range of organisations such as Network for Languages, ALL, The British Council, the BBC, Skype, Microsoft and The Guardian. He is host of the TES MFL forum, Vital MFL Portal Manager for the Open University, former SSAT Languages Lead Practitioner, a regular conference speaker and recognised expert on technology and language learning. He has spoken at conferences and run training courses in Europe, North America, the Far East and Australia.
Joe was key in updating the ICT elements of the QCDA SoW for KS2 Primary French; he also designed games for Heinemann’s ‘Expo’. Joe has featured in several Education Guardian articles and has himself both written for and been quoted by the TES. Joe has also written for the TES ICT blog and produced video tutorials for the CILT 14-19 website. Joe recently starred on a Teachers TV programme and has spoken about the Rose Review proposals on BBC Radio 4. His blog www.joedale.typepad.com has been nominated for four Edublog Awards and he is responsible for setting up the Twitter Modern Foreign Languages community MFL Twitterati and tweets at @JoeDale. He was also shortlisted for the NAACE Impact Award 2013 for Curriculum Support.
TTT 002 : Embracing technology to teach better lessons with Felipe Lacerda
20 February 2015
Felipe Lacerda has a diverse collection of skills which he has developed through years of consistent focus and dedication. He is an interpreter, translator, teacher, musician and sound engineer. Whilst many try and diversify too much and become a jack of all trades and the master of none, Felipe has managed to reach such a level in his different skill areas whereby he can employ them on an almost daily basis to enrich different projects that he is working on. Recent projects include interpreting work for the Dutch Embassy and the British Council in his native Brazil. He has recently finished producing, editing and presenting a video informerical course for portuguese speakers (specifically Brazilians) wishing to improve and learn some useful expressions and language before travelling to English speaking countries. He also edits and co-produces the “Teaching Tips and Tales” podcast. As a teacher, his engaging personality, as well his passion for and ability to stay abreast of the rapidly changing landscape of technology has contributed to outstanding EFL lessons in which he has been asked to mentor colleagues in order to improve the effectiveness of their lessons.
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