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Digital Dorset Podcast

Digital Dorset Podcast

By Digital Dorset

Digital skills, robotics, aquaculture, rural connectivity, virtual learning. We all benefit from knowing how digital is contributing to making Dorset an even better place to live and work.

These award-winning podcasts provide an additional way to hear what’s going on in Dorset and how we can shape its future together

If you’d like to suggest a topic, have ideas to improve the format or would like to take part, please get in touch. You can use the voice message function on Anchor or email us at digitaldorset@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.
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Volume 1: The future of Dorset

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Futurefest22 - Ask us anything
Futurefest22 - Ask us anything
The Festival of the Future is now less than 2 months away! To answer all your questions and get you up to speed we have had a conversation all about the event with the organisers, let us know what you think!
18:11
August 22, 2022
Volume 5: Festival Reflections
Volume 5: Festival Reflections
We have had a little break with podcasts but we are back! As work starts to begin on this years festival of the future we thought it would be great to gather some people who helped shaped the Festival last year to talk about their experiences. With guests: Lisa Trickey – Dorset Council: Digital lead Claire Collett - Dorset Council: Tecnology Enabled Care James Thomas - Jet engineering Matt Prosser - Dorset council CEO Lucy Castle  - Shaftsbury School student
22:00
March 25, 2022
Volume 4: Learning @ home
Volume 4: Learning @ home
We are kicking off Season 2 of the podcast with a really interesting and fun conversation about remote learning and the effect of lockdown on the future of education. Join our host Sam McLaren as he talks about the lessons learnt in the last year and how it has affected education and the children themselves. With guests - Alex May (Service Designer) and his daughter Neve - Sarah Dackham (Business Partner) and her son Tom - Mark Blackman (Corporate director for education and learning)
19:55
April 28, 2021
Volume 3: A changed Dorset
Volume 3: A changed Dorset
The massive changes of the past few months can't be undone. Toast can't go back to being bread and Dorset can't return to what it was before the pandemic. This podcast discusses some of this change - such as how communities have used digital to come together to support us. Join our guest host Aidan Dunn to talk about how Dorset has changed with guests David Larkins,Jon Sloper,Neil Lawrence, and Sam McLaren.
22:01
September 16, 2020
Volume 2: Changing Dorset
Volume 2: Changing Dorset
We had no idea how Dorset would change when we recorded this podcast.  Digital skills have become more important than ever. We looked forward a decade and guessed how digital might change, without knowing how much it would develop in weeks. What can we learn from this pre-lockdown conversation to help us step back from the current situation and direct activity from this new, COVID-19 starting point?  Our guests were linked by a passion for digital skills: Louise Stokes helps the nation improve its digital skills through the national organisation Digital Leaders, Richard Burn supports Dorset businesses develop their digital skills through the Dorset Growth Hub and Alan Frame helps Dorset pupils and teachers improve their digital skills with Dorset Council.   Let us know what you think to how we thought then and what we must do now.
17:20
March 17, 2020
Volume 1: The future of Dorset
Volume 1: The future of Dorset
In our first volume we discuss the future of Dorset with help from pupils from The Prince of Wales School who came up with some imaginative and challenging ideas to kick off our conversation. Host Penny Syddall (communications lead for Superfast Dorset) talks to businessman Gordon Fong from Kimcell which is based at the Dorset Innovation Park at Winfrith. Martin Sutcliffe, who works with Dorset Council’s Fisheries Local Action Group Animateur and we’re also joined by Dr Deborah Smart, Dorset Council’s corporate director for Digital and Change who has recently arrived in Dorset. If you would like to send a message or question, please use the voice message facility on Anchor or email us at digital@dorset.gov.uk. We’d love to feature you in the next volume so let us know if you have some thoughts or innovation you’d like to share with the network. Thank you for listening.
30:28
November 25, 2019