Education Podcasts


Innovations in educational policies, programs, and practices


Teaching with Interactive Simulations

Featuring Katherine Perkins

Katherine Perkins discusses what differentiates Physics Education Technology (PhET), and the range of students that have benefited.


Enhancing Educational Data Systems

Featuring Matthew Schnittman

In this Stanford University podcast, president Matthew Schnittman discusses the organization’s model for service delivery, and where it’s headed.


Investing in Education in China

Featuring Justin Cahill

Justin Cahill talks about how his enterprise built a company called RISE, which now boasts 30,000 children learning English in more than 100 learning centers in one of the fastest-growing markets in world.

How to Cultivate the Best Teachers

Featuring a Global Education Conference panel 1

Teachers play a key role in influencing the future not only of students, but of the country and world as a whole. What contributes to teacher effectiveness?

Addressing the K-12 Crisis

Featuring a Global Education Conference panel

Educators, administrators, academics, business people, and politicians talk about potential solutions, what’s working, and what isn’t.

Chris Bradford,  Co-founder of the African Leadership Academy, on the role of education in Africa.

Education as Social Enterprise in Africa

Featuring Chris Bradford

Chris Bradford, co-founder of the African Leadership Academy, discusses the role of educational institutions in shaping the future of Africa.

Executive Director of the Jaquelin Hume Foundation Gisèle Huff on the role of social innovation in nonprofits.

Philanthropy and the Free Market in Education

Featuring Gisele Huff

Jaquelin Hume Foundation Executive Director Gisele Huff talks about the foundation's investment strategy, and why innovation and technology initiatives are significant.