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EdTech Joy

EdTech Joy

By EdTech Guru Stacey Foy
This podcast is aimed at all listeners who are interested in English, Maths and Digital Tools. My hope is that listeners will be inspired to trial digital tools, explore difficult questions, gain advice, insights into the FE sector and that this will be a platform to amplify educators who are demonstrating great practice behind closed doors.

Reach out to me on Twitter - my handle is @StaceyAnnFoy

Transcripts of each podcast can be found on our GMC HQ site (https://gmc-hq.co.uk/projects/english-maths-digital-skills/).

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A conversation about the use of EdTech tools to elicit planned outcomes in maths sessions.

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A conversation providing insight into the use of Edtech in prison education
In this final episode, EdTech Guru Stacey Foy from The Manchester College speaks with Steve Grix from Novus about his journey into EdTech as well as the tools used inside some prisons to support the facilitation of content to adult learners.  As a side note, thank you to all the listeners of EdTech Joy. I wish you the best of luck on your journey with using EdTech ❤ Keep going. 
45:49
August 30, 2022
A conversation about transferable EdTech tools
EdTech Guru Stacey Foy from The Manchester College speaks to Chloe Hynes about the use of EdTech tools in ESOL English which are transferable to other specialisms. Chloe stresses the importance of choosing the tool to elicit the pedagogy and the student. 
43:36
August 11, 2022
A conversation about teaching music through the use of EdTech
EdTech Guru Stacey Foy speaks to the producer of the theme song for EdTech Joy, Rosie Fortune from The Manchester College, about how technology improved her teaching practice throughout the pandemic as well as her intentions regarding carrying her findings into the classroom. Rosie also talks a little about memory recall with her students. This episode is jammed with real-life practical experiences from a music teacher's perspective, which is equally transferrable to other curriculum areas.
41:49
May 23, 2022
A conversation about the intended use of edtech tools in the classroom
EdTech Guru Stacey Foy from The Manchester College speaks with Suad Kelkal about how she enhances her English, maths and ICT sessions for her ESOL students through the use of EdTech tools. 
52:56
May 12, 2022
A conversation with the CEO of A2iAcademy, Ely Garcia, about her work in the maths field.
EdTech Guru, Stacey Foy, from The Manchester College and Ely discuss the importance of providing access to education for all, the value of identity to feed aspirations, her students' success in the historic November resits, and of course the Edtech tools used to support the A2iAcademy cohort.
46:49
March 08, 2022
A conversation about Functional Skills English and maths with Pearson
EdTech Guru, Stacey Foy, from The Manchester College speaks with Chris Briggs from Pearson about all things Functional Skills. Listen to learn about the various packages that Pearson have put in place to support educators in providing the best possible learning experience they can for their students - helping them to achieve at each level.
33:47
February 22, 2022
A conversation about Pearson's GCSE maths package
EdTech Guru Stacey Foy from The Manchester College speaks with Nicola Woodford-Smith from Pearson about the GCSE maths qualification and all things that Pearson has put in place to support educators and students in achieving the grade they deserve.  
42:25
January 11, 2022
A conversation about the use of EdTech tools to elicit planned outcomes in maths sessions.
EdTech Guru Stacey Foy from The Manchester College speaks with Leona So about several maths tools that can be used to promote the development of students in face-to-face and remote sessions. 
40:51
November 30, 2021
An conversation with me, myself and I
EdTech Guru Stacey Foy from The Manchester College brings you an interlude in the form of a reflection on the content that her guests have shared so far and a brief overview of selected podcasts to come.
13:58
November 22, 2021
A conversation with GCSE and Functional Skills English tutor Nicky Smith about her LBGT+ virtual library
EdTech Guru Stacey Foy from The Manchester College speaks with Nicky about how she enhances her delivery to adult learners studying GCSE English alongside their Access qualification.
26:02
November 02, 2021
A conversation about facilitating computer science and media sessions during Covid times in FE and HE with Katie Rushton and Lilly Padenga
EdTech Guru Stacey Foy from The Manchester College speaks with Katie and Lilly about their adaptations of licensed software to support the achievement of HE and FE students.
46:22
October 19, 2021
A conversation full of advice for teachers and learning technologists with Louise McIntyre and Stuart Parkin
EdTech Guru Stacey Foy from The Manchester College speaks with the support behind the teachers, past and present Learning Technologists, to gain advice for teachers and other technologists.
32:56
October 12, 2021
A conversation about supported learning sessions with Steph Logan
EdTech Guru Stacey Foy from The Manchester College speaks with Steph from supported learning on different ways to flex to support the development and wellbeing of our students.
24:27
September 27, 2021
A conversation about leading English and Maths teachers during remote times with Antonia McDowell and Karen Vella
EdTech Guru Stacey Foy from The Manchester College speaks with Karen and Toni about the similarities and differences of running their English and maths department in a remote and blended learning landscape.
40:24
September 06, 2021
A conversation about supporting students on their study programme with Cheryl McDonald
EdTech Guru Stacey Foy from The Manchester College speaks with Cheryl McDonald about supporting our students at our Openshaw Campus on completion of their overall study program.
26:13
August 24, 2021
EdTech Joy Trailer
Season 1 - Episode 1 is due to be released on the 24th of August 2021. Here's hoping you will join me! 
00:50
July 16, 2021