From Ben Whitaker, Dan Fitzpatrick and Steven Hope. The Edufuturists podcast is a continuing conversation with guests from all over the world about education, technology, the future and everything between. “I never listened to podcasts before I came ac?

EduFuturists #62 - Preparing students for a future yet to be imagined
Nov 12 • 51 min
Joining us today is Patrick McGrath. Paddy is a great friend of the Edufuturists podcast, and has now appeared on more episodes than any other guest. As well as joining us on the show Paddy also led a workshop at the Edufuturists summit this summer and…
EduFuturists #61 - Zaitoon Bukhari
Nov 9 • 27 min
We are joined on the podcast today by Zaitoon Bukhari, who works not far away from me at Witton Park Academy in Blackburn. Zaitoon went to the University of Huddersfield and specialised in Human Biology before going on and completing her teacher training…
EduFuturists #60 - Martin Boehm
Nov 2 • 47 min
Martin Boehm is a marketing professor at IE Business School in Madrid. For the last decade, he has been researching and consulting in the area of customer management. What really interests Professor Boehm from a marketing standpoint is the management of…
EduFuturists #59 - Lindsay Wesner
Oct 26 • 32 min
Lindsay is a passionate education visionary with vast experience assisting others in adapting to, and thriving in, technology-rich classroom environments. After graduating from the University of Stellenbosch with a BA in Geography and Environmental…
Vault #26 - Google Slides
Oct 22 • 9 min
Steve, Ben and Dan discuss Google Slides as an educational tool. This is a practical guide to the tool, with some of the classic features and new updates.
Edufuturists #58 - Steve Bambury
Oct 20 • 39 min
Our guest is Steve Bambury joining us all the way from Dubai! Steve has worked in education for 18 years, ultimately taking on the role of Head of Digital Learning and Innovation across the JESS Dubai school group. Steve now works as an independent…
EduFuturists #57 - Ben Rouse
Oct 12 • 49 min
Ben is a former Mathematics teacher who has worked with schools, districts and organisations on implementing change through educational technology since 2012 when he took his own school through a Google for Education implementation. Ben now leads the…
Calling all Edufuturists
Oct 10 • 1 min
One listener will win an Echo Dot 3rd G worth £49.99, an official Edufuturists travel mug, tote bag, pen, stress ball & stickers. Simply tweet us what you think of the podcast and tag people 3 people in it. Ends 31 Oct 19
EduFuturists #56 - Burnley College Science & Technology Festival 2019
Oct 6 • 35 min
At Edufuturists we believe that the future of education must be influenced by industry. So in this special episode Dan, Ben and Steve are in the north west of England for the Burnley College Science and Technology Festival. At the festival we chat to…
Vault #25 - Google Digital Studio
Oct 1 • 12 min
Darren Simons chats to us about Google Data Studio. Darren started his career in commercial radio after studying a national diploma in media. He went on to work at the BBC World Service as a Studio Manager before returning to his old college, Suffolk New…
EduFuturists #55 - Dave Leonard & Abid Patel
Sep 29 • 44 min
We have got a double act joining us on the podcast and we have two men who are in that unenviable position of leading IT in their organisations. Both of them are newly minted Google Certified Innovators and are really keen to join up IT teams with…
EduFuturists #54 - Donnie Maclurcan
Sep 21 • 45 min
In this episode we are joined by Donnie Maclurcan. Donnie has been an entrepreneur since he was young: from selling his brothers artwork at the age of 8, trading on the stock market from the age of 12 and co-founding the post-growth institute, where he is…
EduFuturists #53 - Charlie James
Sep 14 • 17 min
Our guest today is Charlie James. Charlie is a Learning Technologist at Basingstoke College of Technology, a Google Reference College in the South East of England. A strong believer in student-centered learning, Charlie has an affinity for technologies…
Vault #24 - 50 Ways to Use Technology Enhanced Learning in the Classroom
Sep 10 • 12 min
We chat to Pete Atherton about his book “50 Ways to Use Technology Enhanced Learning in the Classroom”
EduFuturists #52 - Amanda Alford
Sep 7 • 29 min
Our guest today is Amanda Alford, a seventh-grade science and Google Education teacher at Switzerland County School Corporation in Vevay, Indiana. She is the host of Facing Your Fears podcast which has had some awesome guests including Eric Curts and Matt…
Vault #23 - Automagical Apps
Sep 5 • 21 min
Our guest today is John McGowan, CEO at Unicorn Magic creating at
EduFuturists #51 - Patrick B
Aug 31 • 41 min
Patrick (if that is his real name) is the technical lead for the UK government’s CyberFirst programme.
EduFuturists #50 - Tom Mullaney
Aug 24 • 22 min
Our guest today is Tom Mullaney. Tom is the Digital Learning Coach at Carroll Middle School in Raleigh, NC. He is dedicated to making school engaging for students and sustainable for teachers. Tom’s public education experience includes Special Education,…
EduFuturists #49 - Carrie Hamilton
Aug 17 • 17 min
Our guest is Carrie Hamilton. Carrie is one of the rare educators who wouldn’t want to be anywhere but in a middle grades classroom. She’s spent a decade teaching sixth grade, first as a social studies teacher at a charter school designed to meet the…
EduFuturists #48 - Stephanie Signer
Aug 10 • 17 min
Our guest is Stephanie Signer. Stephanie is a Teacher/Librarian, Grade 5/6 Teacher and Technology Lead Teacher with the York Region District School Board in Ontario, Canada.
EduFuturists #47 - Pete Atherton
Aug 3 • 21 min
Our guest is Pete Atherton. Pete has been a teacher for over 20 years, now a writer and lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University and Edge Hill University.
EduFuturists #46 - Cheyenne Batista
Jul 27 • 28 min
Our guest is Cheyenne Batista. Cheyenne is Founder & CEO of Firefly Worldwide Inc., a global education consulting firm supporting visionary leaders to achieve their missions brilliantly.
EduFuturists #45 - Dr. Tim Green
Jul 20 • 39 min
Our guest in this episode is Dr. Tim Green. Tim is a professor of Educational Technology and Teacher Education at California State University
Vault #22 - Soundtrap
Jul 18 • 11 min
Soundtrap is an online music recording studio
EduFuturists #44 - Jake Miller
Jul 13 • 33 min
Our guest today is Jake Miller - the EduGIF Guy. We explore professional development for educators and how important it is to stay connected.
Vault #21 - Be Internet Legends
Jul 9 • 12 min
In this episode of the Vault we chat to Megan Rose from all about the Google programme Be Internet Legends
EduFuturists #43 - Guto Aaron
Jul 7 • 27 min
Guto Aaron has a real passion for helping students learn and teachers teach in their own native language. He is a former lawyer and primary school teacher in Caerphilly.
EduFuturists #42 - David Price OBE
Jun 29 • 59 min
Joining us on this episode is David Price. David is a global thought leader, learning futurist and author, specialising in how organisations learn, innovate and make themselves fit for the future.
Vault #19 - Smashboard Edu
Jun 26 • 12 min
In this episode of the Vault we chat to Dee Lanier from EdTechTeam all about Smashboard Edu.
Edufuturists #41 - Jon Neale
Jun 24 • 36 min
Jon Neale is the Digital Learning Leader at Halcyon London International School and is passionate about the effective use of technology to enhance learning outcomes.
Vault #18 - Google Accessibility Tools
Jun 18 • 17 min
We are joined by Louise Jones a UK Regional Manager for Google for Education. Louise talks us through the amazing accessibility tools available in G Suite and Chromebooks and the impact they are having.
EduFuturists #40 - Andrew Hammond
Jun 15 • 35 min
Andrew Hammond is a teacher, author and trainer. He is Director of Research, Innovation and Outreach at Holmewood House School in Kent.
Vault #17 - Qwiqr
Jun 11 • 11 min
Qwiqr is a tools that enables teachers to give their students individual video, audio, text or web feedback, linked to a printed QR code stuck on to their work.
Bitesize #16 - The Future of Education Part 1 with the Edufuturists
Jun 9 • 5 min
A discussion about the future of education
EduFuturists #39 - Aftab Hussain
Jun 8 • 47 min
Aftab Hussain is the ILT Manager at Bolton College. The College has a proven reputation in the use of learning analytics, adaptive learning and conversational services.
Bitesize #15 - Your only true failure is not attempting the audacious by Mark Wagner
Jun 5 • 1 min
Your only true failure is not attempting the audacious
Vault #16 - WriQ
Jun 4 • 9 min
We are joined by Jason Carroll, the product manager of WriQ.
Bitesize #14 - Be vulnerable as a teacher starting out with edtech by Kim Mattina
Jun 3 • 2 min
Be vulnerable as a teacher starting out with edtech by Kim Mattina
Bitesize #13 - It’s not an edtech strategy by Mark Anderson
Jun 2 • 2 min
It’s not an edtech strategy, it’s a teaching and learning strategy.
EduFuturists #38 - Hannah Tyreman
Jun 1 • 18 min
Hannah is Head of Online Learning and Community at the Chartered College of Teaching where she develops a range of online CPD opportunities for educators working in a variety of settings.
Bitesize #12 - Accessibility tools to help everyone by Cat Lamin
May 29 • 4 min
Cat Lamin, Rapberry Pi Certified Educator, ADE 2015, CAS Master Teacher & Google Certified Trainer, talks to us about accessibility tools available in Google and with third party apps to support…
Vault #15 - Noble Doughnut
May 29 • 9 min
In this episode of the Edufuturists Vault we chat to Elysia Willis from Noble Doughnut.
Bitesize #11 - What is digital intelligence by Laura White
May 27 • 1 min
Laura White, Religious Studies & Philosophy Teacher at St Catherine’s, Bramley and Google Innovator Coach at #DEN18 and #LON19 talks to us their approach to digital intelligence….
Bitesize #10 - Stories of Impact by Louise Jones
May 26 • 2 min
Louise Jones, Google for Education Regional Lead for Scotland, discusses the stories of impact from her work North of the Wall!Have you signed up for the Edufuturists Summit & Awar…
EduFuturists #37 - Jamie Smith
May 25 • 36 min
Jamie Smith is Executive Chairman of C-Learning, a Cloud Learning Services company which provides schools with a range of services and solutions to help teachers and students make the most of technology hosted in the cloud.
Bitesize #9 - Digital Parenting by Dr Neelam Parmar
May 22 • 2 min
What is digital parenting and how can we prepare parents to support their children in using digital tools
Vault #14 - Canva
May 22 • 11 min
In this episode of the Edufuturists Vault we are joined by Michael Kaufman to discuss the revolutionary graphic design tool Canva.
Bitesize #8 - What is dynamic learning by Kasey Bell
May 20 • 2 min
What is dynamic learning?
Bitesize #7 Maximising School Budgets by Al Kingsley
May 19 • 1 min
Maximising school budgets in a time of austerity
EduFuturists #36 - Dean Stokes
May 18 • 22 min
Dean Stokes is the Google for Education Adoption Lead for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Bitesize #6 - Why is it important to teach digital citizenship by Henry Platten
May 17 • 2 min
Henry Platten (Go Bubble and eCadets) talks about why we should think about digital citizenship as a key facet of …
Bitesize #5 - A healthy balance between work, technology and life by Eric Curts
May 15 • 1 min
Eric Curts (Control Alt Achieve) talks about how it is essential to get the right balance between your job, your technology and your life.
Vault #13 - Google Applied Digital Skills
May 15 • 10 min
In this episode of the Vault Ben, Steve and Dan discuss the remarkable Applied Digital Skills courses from Google.
Bitesize #4 - Technology is not the solution by Kasey Bell
May 13 • 2 min
In this bitesize podcast from Edufuturists Kasey Bell (Shake Up Learning) talks about how technology is not the solution.
Bitesize #3 - Technology in the classroom can transform lives by Matt Miller
May 12 • 2 min
In this bitesize podcast Matt Miller (Ditch that Textbook) talked about a skype project between students in the USA and students in Kenya.
EduFuturists #35 - Mark Allen
May 12 • 41 min
Since 2006, Mark Allen has helped over two hundred schools become future-ready by moving them to the cloud.
Vault #12 - Learning by Questions
May 9 • 12 min
In this episode of the Edufuturists Vault we chat to Peter Lee from Learning by Questions.
Bitesize #2 - 10x Thinking by Mark Allen
May 7 • 4 min
A few minutes of wisdom from leading edtech practitioners around the world. @edinthecloudsVisit Edufuturists
Bitesize #1 - Preparing students for the future workforce by Kasey Bell
May 5 • 2 min
Preparing students for the future workforce by Kasey Bell
EduFuturists #34 - Jeffrey Bradbury
May 5 • 21 min
Jeffrey Bradbury, is author of Kidblog: An Introduction to Blogging With Your Students. He is the creator of, TeacherCast University, and Educational Podcasting Today.
Vault #11 - Easy EdTech Podcast
May 1 • 10 min
In this episode of the Edufuturists Vault we chat to Monica Burns from all about her instructional podcast Easy EdTech Podcast.
EduFuturists #33 - Iain Thompson
Apr 28 • 21 min
ain is Advanced Practitioner for Technology Enhanced Learning at Leeds City College.
Vault #10 - Quizlet
Apr 24 • 12 min
In this episode of the Edufuturists Vault we chat to Laura Oppenheimer from Quizlet all about this famous edtech app.
EduFuturists #32 - Al Kingsley
Apr 21 • 22 min
ur guest today, Al Kingsley is the Managing Director of NetSupport Software and Chair of Hampton Academies Trust.
Vault #9 - TeacherCast
Apr 16 • 10 min
In this episode of the Edufuturists Vault we chat to Jeffrey Bradbury about Teacher Cast.
EduFuturists #31 - Oli Trussell
Apr 14 • 19 min
Our guest today is Oli Trussell, a Google Certified Innovator, Trainer and Administrator, with experience delivering training to small and large groups all over the world.
Vault #8 - Google Forms
Apr 10 • 11 min
In this episode of the Edufuturists Vault we chat about he Google Forms.
EduFuturists #30 - Jen Giffen
Apr 7 • 22 min
Our guest today is Jen Giffen (aka Virtual Giff) who is a Digital Literacy Consultant in the York Region District School Board in Ontario, Canada.
Vault #7 - Google Jamboard
Apr 2 • 9 min
In this episode of the Edufuturists Vault we chat about he Google Jamboard and app.
EduFuturists #29 - Jake Miller
Mar 30 • 21 min
Our guest today is Jake Miller. Jake is a Google for Education Trainer and is currently the Technology Integration Specialist for Brady Middle School in the Orange City School District
Vault #6 - EdTechTeam Extensions
Mar 26 • 11 min
In this episode of the Edufuturists Vault we chat to Chris Craft from EdTechTeam to discuss their Extensions.
EduFuturists #28 - ICT Evangelist Mark Anderson
Mar 23 • 35 min
We are joined by Mark Anderson, known to many as ICT Evangelist.
Vault #5 - EquatIO
Mar 19 • 9 min
In this episode of the Edufuturists Vault we chat to Patrick McGrath from Texthelp to discuss the amazing maths tool EquatIO.
EduFuturists #27 - Richard Walls
Mar 16 • 23 min
Richard Walls the head office of the Viktor Rydberg Schools Foundation which runs 6 (soon to be 7!) schools in the Stockholm region.
Vault #4 - Pear Deck
Mar 13 • 10 min
In this episode of the Edufuturists Vault Ben, Dan and Steven are joined by Risa from Pear Deck to discuss this amazing edtech tool.
EduFuturists #26 - Mark Wagner Part 2
Mar 10 • 15 min
In part two of this interview with Mark Wagner, we discuss the Google Innovator Academy and the use of online multiplayer games in learning.
Vault #3 - EdPuzzle
Mar 6 • 9 min
In the third episode of this new series Ben, Dan and Steven are joined by EdPuzzle enthusiast Nick Hughes, a teacher at Accrington Academy, to discuss all things EdPuzzle.
EduFuturists #25 - Mark Wagner Part 1
Mar 2 • 20 min
In part one of this interview with Mark Wagner, we discuss the mission of marks organisation EdTechTeam, his visit to the White House and leadership.
Vault #2 - Wakelet
Feb 26 • 10 min
In the second episode of this new series Ben, Dan and Steven from EduFuturists discuss the value of using the website and app Wakelet.
EduFuturists #24 - Laura White
Feb 23 • 22 min
Laura White is Director of Digital Learning and Head of Thinking Skills at St Catherine’s, a high achieving independent girls’ school in Bramley.
Vault #1 - Screencastify
Feb 19 • 9 min
In the first episode of this new series Ben, Dan and Steven from EduFuturists discuss the value of using the tool Screencastify, in education.
EduFuturists #23 - Cat Lamin
Feb 16 • 21 min
In our first podcast with Steven Hope, we interview Cat Lamin. Cat is a trained primary school teacher, turned independent consultant of computer science.
EduFuturists #22 - Jesse Lubinsky
Feb 9 • 21 min
Dan and Ben chat with Jesse Lubinsky.
EduFuturists #21 - Simone Gessler
Feb 2 • 22 min
Ben and Dan chat to Assistant Superintendent of Learning, Simone Gessler.
EduFuturists #20 - Ingvi Omarsson
Jan 26 • 21 min
Dan and Ben chat to the only Apple Distinguished Educator in Iceland, Ingvi Omarsson.
EduFuturists #19 - Henry Platten
Jan 19 • 23 min
In this episode, Dan and Ben chat to the CEO and Founder of eCadets & GoBubble, Henry Platten.
EduFuturists #18 - Louise Jones
Jan 12 • 21 min
In this episode, Dan and ben chat to Scotland’s Regional Manager for Google for Education, Louise Jones.
EduFuturists #17 - The 2019 Discussion
Jan 6 • 21 min
In the first episode of 2019 Ben and Dan discuss 2018 and look forward to the year ahead.
EduFuturists #16 - Adam Parker-Goldberg
Dec 30, 2018 • 21 min
Ben and Dan chat to Adam Parker-Goldberg from Flipgrid.
EduFuturists #15 - Patrick McGrath
Dec 22, 2018 • 20 min
Dan & Ben interview the Educational Technology Specialist for Texthelp Patrick McGrath
EduFuturists #14 - Gareth Morgan
Dec 16, 2018 • 19 min
Dan & Ben interview Gareth Morgan.
EduFuturists #13 - Scott Hayden
Dec 9, 2018 • 19 min
This week Ben and Dan chat to a digital innovator who is living the Google for Education dream at Basingstoke College of Technology in the UK.
EduFuturists #12 - Leslie McBeth
Dec 2, 2018 • 22 min
This week Dan and Ben chat with Leslie McBeth in Canada.
EduFuturists #11 - Ben Whitaker
Nov 25, 2018 • 20 min
Dan interviews Ben about his recent journey of becoming a Google for Education Certified Innovator.
EduFuturists #10 - Carmel Bones
Nov 18, 2018 • 23 min
Carmel Bones is a sought after trainer and consultant to teachers
EduFuturists #9 - Martin Bailey
Nov 11, 2018 • 21 min
Martin Bailey is director of Animate2Educate
EduFuturists #8 - Jamie Smith
Nov 3, 2018 • 22 min
In this episode Dan and Ben chat to Jamie Smith.
EduFuturists #7 - Wendy Whitaker
Oct 27, 2018 • 21 min
We are delighted to be joined by Wendy Whitaker a primary school teacher in the UK
EduFuturists #6 - Andrew Caffrey
Oct 20, 2018 • 21 min
an and Ben interview Andrew Caffrey, the UK Regional Director of EdTeachTeam.
EduFuturists #5 - Kim Mattina
Oct 13, 2018 • 21 min
We stay in the USA and move from Ohio to New Jersey to interview Kim Mattina.
EduFuturists #4 - Eric Curts
Oct 6, 2018 • 21 min
This week Dan and Ben chat with Eric Curts
EduFuturists #3 - Adam Llevo
Sep 29, 2018 • 20 min
Dan and Ben chat with Adam Llevo, a PE teacher and lecturer based in the North West of England.
EduFuturists #2 - Steven Hope
Sep 22, 2018 • 21 min
Dan and Ben chat with Steven Hope, the Head of Independent Learning at Leeds City College.
EduFuturists #1 - Andrew Strachan
Sep 7, 2018 • 19 min
Dan and Ben chat with Andrew Strachan who is leading technological change at St. Thomas More School, Blaydon.
In the Studio #11 - The EduTech Summit 2018 Review and Haptic Networks
Jul 8, 2018 • 58 min
In our last episode of this season we discuss our schools technology conference The EduTech Summit 2018 ( and we interview Joe and Darrell from Haptic Networks
In the Studio #10 - Dr. Neelam Parmar
Jun 2, 2018 • 45 min
In our main feature we chat with Neelam Parmar, the Director of e-Learning at Ashford School and author of several books about the digital revolution.
In the Studio #9 - Al Kingsley
May 28, 2018 • 50 min
In our main feature we chat with Al Kingsley, the Managing Director of Net Support Software and Chair of Hampton Academies Trust.
In the Studio #8 - Mark Allen
May 13, 2018 • 42 min
10X thinking in education
In the Studio GDPR Special - Tony Sheppard
May 5, 2018 • 23 min
An interview with Tony Sheppard about the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
In the Studio #7 - The Future of Education
Apr 28, 2018 • 49 min
Dan and Ben discuss the future of education
In the Studio #6 - Henry Platten from eCadets
Apr 21, 2018 • 46 min
Digital Citizenship and online safety with eCadet’s Henry Platten
In the Studio #5 - Teacher Toolkit
Apr 14, 2018 • 51 min
Dan & Ben interview Ross McGill AKA Teacher Toolkit - the most influential education blogger in the UK
In the Studio #4 - Matt Miller
Mar 22, 2018 • 52 min
Matt Miller (Ditch that Textbook and the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast) chats to Dan and Ben.
In the Studio #3 - Kasey Bell
Mar 16, 2018 • 37 min
Kasey Bell (Shake Up Learning and the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast) chats to Dan and Ben.
In the Studio #2 - Giving Feedback to Students
Mar 7, 2018 • 26 min
How the Google for Education tools can make feedback more effective and less time consuming
In the Studio #1 - BETT Show
Feb 9, 2018 • 28 min
Dan & Ben discuss BETT Show 2018, using Cast for Education in the classroom and building your own PLN on social media.