Educational podcasts are a great way to gain insight from fellow teachers, leaders and experts. It's no surprise that podcasts have become increasingly popular over the past few years as you can listen almost anywhere, no matter what you're doing. There is such a variety of teacher podcasts out there today so we've narrowed down a few of our favourites for you to have a listen to...
Two Mr Ps in a Pod(Cast)
Hilariously funny, this podcast is hosted by teacher brothers who share their stories from the classroom. From topics like how to survive parents evening to guest speakers, including Tom Fletcher, talking about their school experiences. This fun-filled, lighthearted and relatable podcast is a great listen for the commute home after a hard day of teacher life!
The TED Talks Education Podcast
Featuring guests talks from some of the worlds leading educators. From discussions on what schools of the future should look like to how the brain learns, prepare to be inspired when you're listening to this one. TED Talks Education covers a vast variety of subject areas with those who are experts in their field. While every specialist episode may not be for all, there is most definitely something for everyone.
The Edtech Podcast
Founded by Sophie Bailey, the Edtech podcast aims to improve the dialogue between education and tech for better innovation and impact. With an increase in remote learning and working throughout the pandemic, the podcast reached an incredible 40,000 downloads per month! Due to its success Edtech is now much more than just a podcast with its events, books and online community.
Teacher Toolkit Podcast
There is no aspect of school life and teaching that goes untouched in the Teacher Toolkit Podcast. Founded by Ross McGill in 2007, the Teacher Toolkit was originally a blog for Ross to share his thoughts as a teacher and classroom resources. After years of blogging, the website is now recognised globally within the education sector and has reached an astonishing 14.5 million people across 190 countries. Ross is an advocate for teacher wellbeing and a strong believer in helping teachers find ways to reduce their workload. If you are finding yourself overwhelmed as a teacher at the moment then we definitely recommend giving this a listen.
The Teachers of Tomorrow Podcast
A must listen if you're a student teacher, ECT or even thinking about becoming a teacher. The Teachers of Tomorrow podcast is hosted by Matt and Sam and follows their PGCE student journey through to finding their first roles as ECTs. The podcast features various guests as well as covering topics such as the importance of school trips and the power of classroom displays.
With a new episode each week, the Pivotal Podcast gives teachers practical advice on managing behaviour, safeguarding, teaching and learning. This podcast comes highly recommended by many in the education sector due to it's clear, honest and engaging discussions.
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