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Goal 4: Education for All

English, Education, 2 seasons, 56 episodes, 23 hours, 33 minutes
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For experts working in the field and for interested listeners alike, this podcast discusses and examines the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 4 (https://sdgs.un.org/goals/goal4) (Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all). We hear from experts, development partners, researchers, and teachers about their education systems; specifically, what is working, and what needs to change. How do you fix an education crisis? Find out here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy (https://acast.com/privacy) for more information.
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UNESCO Special: Matthias Eck on the Price of Inaction

Disclaimer: The views of podcast guests are their own and do not necessarily represent those of UNESCO.The Programme Specialist in UNESCO’s Section of Education for Inclusion and Gender Equality joins me to talk about why education is not only a moral and social necessity, but a smart investment.The Price of Inaction report, and related information, can be viewed here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
7/4/202416 minutes, 27 seconds
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Andy Brock and Pauline Essah on Evidence Building in Education

In this special episode, I speak to two top voices in education about the benefits and the limitations of gathering data and building evidence.Is there such a thing as too much research?Read more about Pauline and her work here.Read more about Andy and his work here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
6/17/202444 minutes, 7 seconds
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Jackie Jodl on Inclusive Education and Special Olympics

The Chief of Global Youth and Education at Special Olympics talks the benefits of inclusion, education system change, the power of sport, and the role of Special Olympics.specialolympics.orgSpecial Olympics Global Center for Inclusion in Education Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
6/11/202428 minutes, 37 seconds
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Darren Moore on Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools

The senior lecturer at the University of Exeter’s School of Education talks mental health and wellbeing, school attendance, and rethinking what we mean by ‘quality’ education. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
5/29/202427 minutes, 33 seconds
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Mel Ainscow on Developing inclusive schools: Pathways to success

The Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Manchester joins me to talk about his new book, and why inclusion for all is the pathway to educational excellence.Link to the book here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
5/22/202420 minutes, 40 seconds
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Richard Streitz on Reimagineering Education

The Vice-Chairman and Co-Founder of Billion-Strong discusses his experiences in the entertainment industry, and the impact that this industry has on our mindsets. Previously a Walt Disney Imagineer, Richard brings a uniquely creative viewpoint to discussions around inclusion, equity, and diversity. billion-strong.org Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
5/15/202423 minutes, 37 seconds
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Daisy Shepherd on Including the Voice of Young People

The current school pupil and passionate inclusive education activist joins me to speak about the role that young people can play in the all means all movement. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
5/8/202423 minutes, 53 seconds
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UNESCO Special: Julia McGeown

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the podcast guests, and do not necessarily represent those of UNESCO.The head of inclusive education at Humanity & Inclusion joins me online following the Salamanca anniversary event at UNESCO HQ to talk inclusion.LinksInformation and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Inclusive Education | Source (asksource.info) Report Always Included 2023 (humanity-inclusion.org.uk) Itinerant teachers – An innovative and personalized tutoring system. (asksource.info) VideosEkitabu software piloting in HI supported inclusive model schools: https://youtu.be/c7T3wRibT8U Inclusive pre-school education in Jordan: https://youtu.be/RyT3aLzY9ysClassroom assistants and a community approach in Kakuma refugee camp: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvw5nWHhges Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
5/1/202413 minutes, 56 seconds
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UNESCO Special: Heather Olson

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the podcast guests, and do not necessarily represent those of UNESCO.The founder of Beyond Risk Youth joins me online following the Salamanca anniversary event at UNESCO HQ to talk inclusion. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
4/24/202411 minutes, 55 seconds
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UNESCO Special: Jon Eckert

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the podcast guests, and do not necessarily represent those of UNESCO. The Lynda & Robert Copple Professor of Educational Leadership at Baylor University joins me online following the Salamanca anniversary event at UNESCO HQ to talk inclusion, money, and “decomplexification”.jonathaneckert.org Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
4/17/202415 minutes
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UNESCO Special: Simona D'Alessio

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the podcast guests, and do not necessarily represent those of UNESCO.The school principal and IFIP Distinguished Fellow and I discuss our key takeaways from the Salamanca anniversary event at UNESCO in March.Celebrating inclusion in education: 30th Anniversary of Salamanca StatementCelebrating inclusion in education: Global Inclusive Schools' Forum Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
4/10/202437 minutes, 3 seconds
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UNESCO Special: Cecilia Irazoqui

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the podcast guests, and do not necessarily represent those of UNESCO.The DFIFIP and deputy chair for South America, and Learning Consultant, joins me online following the Salamanca anniversary event at UNESCO HQ to talk inclusion. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/30/202416 minutes, 42 seconds
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Charles Foster on Educating a Human

The best-selling author of Being a Human talks immersive learning, different ways of relating to diversity and relating to the world, and what a school day might have looked like 40,000 years ago.charlesfoster.co.uk Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/22/202439 minutes, 17 seconds
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UNESCO Special: Martin Bloomfield

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the podcast guests, and do not necessarily represent those of UNESCO.The director of Dyslexia Bytes, trustee of the Accessible Learning Foundation, and editor in chief for NeuroConverse joins me online following the event in Paris to talk inclusion. Links in the text. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/19/202413 minutes, 58 seconds
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UNESCO Special: Leo Thompson

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the podcast guests, and do not necessarily represent those of UNESCO.The international education consultant, head of educational partnerships for I Can Study, and school support and evaluation officer for the council of international schools joins me at UNESCO in Paris to talk inclusion.Link to the inclusion umbrella here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/18/202412 minutes, 40 seconds
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UNESCO Special: Rejoice Ramokate

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the podcast guests, and do not necessarily represent those of UNESCO.The chief of the Guidance and Counselling Unit at the Ministry of Education of Botswana joins me online to talk inclusion. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/18/20247 minutes, 15 seconds
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UNESCO Special: Matiullah Hanifi, A Message from Afghanistan

The girls' education advocate joins me at UNESCO in Paris to deliver a message from Afghanistan. I urge you to please share this, if you are able to. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/15/20244 minutes
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UNESCO Special: J Grange

The musician, songwriter, international public speaker and neurodiversity advocate joins me at UNESCO in Paris to talk inclusion and the power of diversity.jgrangeofficial.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/15/20244 minutes, 43 seconds
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UNESCO Special: Karen Polak

The international coordinator at Anne Frank House, and coordinator of Stories that Move: Toolbox against Discrimination, joins me in Paris to talk inclusion. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/14/20248 minutes, 34 seconds
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UNESCO Special: Xueli Abbing

The chairperson for the Open Eyes Foundation and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for the Fight against Racism and Discrimination Agency joins me in Paris to talk inclusion. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/14/20244 minutes, 31 seconds
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UNESCO Special: Ignas Gaižiūnas

The Advisor to the Minister of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania joins me at UNESCO HQ in Paris to talk inclusion. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/14/20249 minutes, 2 seconds
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UNESCO Special: Mel Ainscow

For this mini-series, I am at UNESCO HQ in Paris, catching up with delegates and speakers at the high-level events going on this week:Every learner matters and matters equally: Making education truly inclusive, a high-level policy dialogue on the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of Salamanca StatementGlobal Inclusive Schools’ Forum: From practitioners to policymakersMy first guest in this series is Professor Mel Ainscow, Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Manchester. Mel authored the key paper for the Salamanca anniversary event (link below), and has been a key voice in the push for inclusion over the past 30 years.Every learner matters and matters equally: making education inclusive; background document Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/12/202415 minutes, 48 seconds
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Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo on Universal Design and Assessment

The Global Disability Advisor at The World Bank talks Universal Design for Learning, how to equitably assess learning, the recent Inclusive Education Initiative toolkit, and her thoughts on the future of inclusive education.Charlotte’s World Bank profile (including links to publications): https://www.worldbank.org/en/about/people/c/charlotte-mcclain-nhlapo IEI Toolkit: https://documents.worldbank.org/en/publication/documents-reports/documentdetail/099082223152032655/p1713680a873ec0208eb30010d8fec79af Charlotte’s TEDx talk: https://youtu.be/cQg-jnOfHPQ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/8/202423 minutes, 6 seconds
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Laraib Niaz on Gender and Disability

The post-doctoral research associate at the University of Cambridge’s faculty of education talks gender and disability, intersecting barriers, twin-track approaches, and about the CaNDER research network.Laraib's upcoming CaNDER seminar: Pathways to inclusion: Learnings from educational interventions focused on girls with disabilities.Date: Thursday, 14th MarchRegister Here: https://forms.gle/XdU4YmzNHBEwivTj9 Girls Education Challenge Report: https://girlseducationchallenge.org/media/g0tdbbek/gec-ii-evaluation-study-4-disability-report_may2023.pdfGirls education challenge blog posts: https://world-education-blog.org/2023/05/31/focused-interventions-for-girls-with-disabilities-builds-life-changing-self-esteem-and-aspirations/Girls Education Challenge: https://girlseducationchallenge.org/blogs/blog-article/centring-the-voices-of-girls-with-disabilities-a-photovoice-exploration-of-school-life-and-challenges/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/1/202422 minutes, 29 seconds
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Mike Trucano on Innovative EdTech

The World Bank's Senior Education & Technology Policy Specialist and Global Lead for Innovation in Education, and visiting fellow in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, joins me to discuss EdTech in developing contexts, why if you are pointed in the wrong direction, technology may help you get there more quickly, the importance of using the tech you already have, and his thoughts for the future. Links below.Center for Universal Education at BrookingsBrookings AI blog post10 Principles to Consider when Introducing ICTs in Remote and Low-Income Environments (World Bank Blog)Michaelrucano.com (links to blog posts) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
2/23/202430 minutes, 41 seconds
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Elly Chapple on Flipping the Narrative

The founder of CanDoELLA, and the #FlipTheNarrative campaign, speaks about rethinking diversity and difference, why teachers need the freedom to teach, and the importance of lived experiences.Find out more about Ella’s work here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
2/16/202425 minutes, 5 seconds
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Pedzi on Driving Change in Communities

The headteacher, founder of Hope in Motion, and voice of Sightsavers’ #EqualWorld campaign talks about his early childhood struggles with polio and measles, his experiences as someone with a disability in a mainstream school in Zimbabwe, and how best to sensitise rural communities in matters of inclusion and diversity.A special thanks to Isaacs Mwale and Liesbeth Roolvink of Sightsavers for helping to organise this episode.Check out campaigning.sightsavers.org and equalzimbabwe.org for more information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
2/9/202437 minutes, 58 seconds
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Federico Waitoller on Neoliberalism and Education

The associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago talks about his experiences looking into intersectionalities of race and disability in Chicago, the effect of free-market neoliberalism on the inclusion agenda, and his award-winning book, Excluded by Choice: Urban Students with Disabilities in the Education Marketplace.Listen to the wonderful DiveIn Podcast here (Spotify link).Find Excluded by Choice here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
2/2/202432 minutes, 34 seconds
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Barry Cooper on the Role of Teachers

The principle of the Global College joins me from a rainy Madrid to talk about the role and responsibility of teachers, why it's important to make schools welcoming, why curricula struggle to keep pace with technology, and how artificial intelligence can support (but not replace!) teaching.Check out Barry’s short book on education in a post-AI world: free online here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
1/26/202424 minutes, 7 seconds
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Xammie Likoko on Igniting the Fires of Learning

Starting series two off with a bang, I talk to Xammie Likoko about why science lessons should be more dangerous, how hands-on and project-based learning can be naturally more inclusive (and more fun), and the value of teamwork in the classroom. Xammie and I taught together at a school in Kenya which, despite our best efforts in the science lab, is still there. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
1/18/202428 minutes, 18 seconds