Learning Dust

Recent Episodes

You'll find all episodes from our latest season here, but if you want to hear previous episodes head to The Vault

Episode 4.06 - Tara Durham - Everything works somewhere, nothing works everywhere

Hall of Fame: LinkedIn

Cupboard of Shame: HTC Shift

As we draw to the end of another series of LearningDust and another school year, we are joined by Tara Durham, Learning Resource Manager (EdTech) at Shipley College, the smallest college in the UK. Tara shares her, and the college's, edtech journey, talks about the rate of change in that journey and underlines the importance of the partnership between leaders and technologists.

Episode 4.05 - Aaron Saxton - Directing Digital Disruption

Hall of Fame: (Sir) Gary Neville

Cupboard of Shame: Crypto Currencies

In our first ever LearningDust road trip we visit UA92, via the Death Star, to speak to Aaron Saxton, Director of Disruptive Learning. Sax tells us about the opportunities they provide for the region's young people to gain experience working with multinational tech companies; and how he is much faster than Andy at running!

Episode 4.04 - Phil Bagge - PRIMM and Proper

Hall of Fame: The PRIMM model

Cupboard of Shame: School Leaders who don't attend INSET sessions

Phil Bagge, Computing Inspector / Advisor stars in the latest episode of LearningDust. He talks with Dave and Andy about how PRIMM works really well in KS2/3 in different programming languages whilst completely forgetting to promote Phil's new set of KS2 curricula books, details of which can be found at https://code-it.co.uk/ 

Episode 4.03 - James Griffiths - Paying Somali Pirates with iPads

James Griffiths, ex-military and GCHQ IT and  information security expert joins us to discuss what schools can do to keep their systems, staff and data safe. We also ask James what teachers need to be aware of to support themselves and their students and what to do if your school is hacked. 

Hall of Fame: Sir Richard Branson

Cupboard of Shame: Lying Politicians

Episode 4.02 - Dan Fitzpatrick- Talkin' Bout A.I. Revolution

Hall of Fame: Generative AI (or Chromebooks)

Cupboard of Shame: Educational Separatists (or iPads)

We are delighted to be joined by Dan Fitzpatrick, educator, Edufuturist, expert in the use of AI in education, and soon to be best selling author. Dan tells us about the power of ChatGPT and other generative AI technologies and their potential to give us back the most precious resource - time.

Episode 4.01 - DavE & Andy- Back once again like a radical pasty

Hall of Fame: The podcast effect

After a not so brief hiatus, LearningDust is back for season four. Join Dave and Andy to hear about what has been going on at LD Towers, and to learn more about what you can expect for the new season.