Episode 33: Heather Welch from Edx Education and today we will be in conversation with Cori Josias

 

Cori, Mum, Teacher of the deaf &  entrenpreneur she arrived in the UK 40 years ago, and stepped into the magical world of pop singing then, reinventing herself as a Teacher of the Deaf in her early 40s.

Her most recent career finds her running a thriving health and beauty business alongside her coaching business Cori Loves Life

Today we are chatting to Cori about Teacher of the deaf – Signs, importance of seeking help, impact in language development in the early years being an Entrepreneur

The highlights from this episode are: 

{2:37} From waitress to national TV 

{7:27} What triggered the career change from music to teaching the deaf? 

{12:24} Distinctions in sign language 

{15:37} Sign language vs 'iconic signs' 

{17:13} How to identify signs of hearing loss 

{21:49} Cori Loves Life 

{22:50} What is an energetic breakthrough practitioner? 

Episode 32- Heather Welch from Edx Education and today we will be in conversation with  Eric Gibbs

 Eric Gibbs  President for Ouriginal, safeguarding their academic integrity initiatives. Before joining Ouriginal, Eric high-growth educational technology leadership roles

 Eric is an accomplished business executive with over 20 years of experience in the education technology industry. He has helped provide text originality assessment services to over 7,700 organizations in over 80 countries. Which we will chat about today…

Today we are chatting to Eric about Ouriginal, technology, trends and whats happening in education around the world.

Here are the highlights from this episode:

{1:25} Introduction to Eric
{2:29} How Ouriginal began
{5:38} How the language detection works when a language doesn't fully translate into English
{7:03} How Ouriginal helps schools, colleges, universities as well as Corporations
{9:45} The surge in plagiarism
{11:42} How Ouriginal is different from other academic integrity tools on the market
{19:13} The threshold for an article to be considered to be plagiarised
{25:54} The biggest changes Eric has seen in the world of technology in his 20 year career

#educationforall #education #edxeducation 

Episode 31- Heather Welch from Edx Education and today we will be in conversation with Dr. Fu Qiang

Dr. Fu Qiang Deputy Director, School of Business & Services at ITE (based in Singapore) which has a holistic approach to education  Hands-on, Minds-on, Hearts-on™  Dr. Fu Qiang is  A passionate and seasoned leader in education and business, having completed his Doctor of Business administration at university of Canberra he has an inquisitive mind and strong desire to create value through innovation and effective management.

Today we are chatting to Dr. Fu Qiang about, the importance of education, ITE model, Courses offered, Trends in education for Singapore and so much more.

 

Here are the highlights from the episode:

{3:26} The ethos of ITE
{5:58} How teaching at ITE has been affected in the last 12 months
{10:15} How ITE have used AI and been innovative with students at home
{17:15} The 6 different schools at ITE
{23:11} Lifelong learning 
{25:50} How the jobs we see now won't be available when our children enter the workforce
{34:43} How ITE are supporting those who are  retraining
{36:40} Success stories from ITE
{44:26} How organizations are continuing to combine physical and digital events together to bring us closer together.

 

#ite #handsonlearning #singapore #educationtrends #edxedeucation

Episode 30 - Heather Welch, Edx Education in conversation with Dr Amanda Gummer 

Dr Amanda Gummer, Author, Research psychologist specialising in child development, Entrepreneur, Founder of 3 organisations:

Helping the world be more playful!

Today we are chatting to Dr Amanda Gummer Good Play Guide, Importance of play and toys for early years development , Safety and Trends in Toys for 2021-22.

 

Here are the highlights for the episode:

 

{2:42} Amanda's inspiration for the good play guide

{5:33} Parental pressure when it comes to play

{9:50} Where to find the Play Pyramid Framework

{12:39} The impact of the pandemic on children

{15:23} How to find good quality toys

{22:22} Gender-neutral toys

{24:49} Toy trends for 2021/2022

{27:07} Amanda's favourite game

 

#goodplayguide #educationtoys #homelearning #toys #expertadvice

Espisode - 29 - Heather Welch from Edx Education in conversation with Cecile . 

Cécile Blaireau, The Frenchie Mummy is a mum to the cheeky Baba, Ex-teacher, she has been blogging about her life as a French ex-pat in the UK. She is on a mission to empower and inspire mums to be amazing. She loves presenting you with family-friendly places in Kent and London and French fashion through her award winning blog!

Today we are chatting to Cecile,  about home learning, importance of skills learnt in the last 12 months for children, being bi lingual & where to next with “The Frenchie Mummy”…

Here are the highlights from the episode:

{2:00} How Cecile started her blog
{4:05} Tips for Mums who want to start their own blog
{8:30} Maternity leave in lockdown
{12:25} Ceciles approach to home learning during the last year as an ex-Teacher
{16:21} Cecile's career before The Frenchie Mummy
{24:50} Cecile's most memorable moment in lockdown
{27:40} The worry about our children's academic losses, social skills, and imagination

#frenchiemummy #parentblogger #educationtoys #edxeducation 

Heather Welch, Edx Education, and today we will be in conversation with Joy Marchese.  Joy, Author, Teacher, Founder, Joy Consultancy, teaching children social-emotional learning ( SEL )

Today we are chatting to Joy about trends a guide “How Not to Lose Your SH*T With Your Kids.” Talking about self-regulation, managing BIG emotions, taking a “time-in”, and overall being a more present and mindful parent.

Very relevant to the current trends and what's happening with children going back to school forming new social friendships and feeling unsure about what's next and your inspiration for starting the company…

 

Here are the highlights from the episode:

{1:23} Introduction to Joy Marchese
{2:43} How Jot started teaching teenage felony criminals
{5:48} A misbehaving child is a discouraged child
{8:06} Joy's thoughts about children going back to school now and the challenges that teachers will face
{10:21} the four R's of Recovery - Recognise, Reconnect, Reconcile, Resolve.
{19:32} Experiential exercise to understand what your child may be feeling
{24:22} Using positive language
{25:32} The author Daniel Siegel - 'name it to tame it'
{27:42} Emotions flashcards
{29:18} How attitudes to social and emotional development have changed in the last few years

#mindfulness #edxeducation #learningthroughplay #positivediscipline

Episode - 27-  Heather Welch, Edx Education, today we will be in conversation with Clare Willetts.

Clare, Mum, Founder of Not Only Pink and Blue is passionate about making the world more neutral for colours, boys and girls.

Today we are chatting to Clare about trends in children’s toys, books and clothing, how it benefits a child’s development and your inspiration for starting the company…

Here are the highlights from this episode:

{1:09} Clare's passion for creating a more colourful and gender-neutral  world
{3:43} What makes Clare wake up and smile each day
{6:00} What makes a toy gender-biased
{12:22} How society's views on girls and boys toys, books, and clothes have changed over the last few years
{20:11} How boys and girls are split in most schools for sport
{24:06} Claire's most memorable parenting moment of  the last year

#genderneutral #boystoys #girlstoys #genderbias

Episode - 26- Heather Welch, Edx Education In Conversation with John Adams, Dad Blogger, Journalist, Entrepreneur In Conversation with Edx Education.

John is founder Dad Blog UK, Communications specialist and most important a father.  @dadpoduk

Today we are chatting with John on working from home, parenting and family life from balancing home learning to how the last 12 months has affected your family.

 

Here are the highlights from the episode:

{1:18} Why John is passionate about changing the stereotypes of men and women
{5:17} How stereotypes have changed over the last 10 years
{7:00} If you want to change men's behaviour you have to include them in the conversations
{8:51} What John did before founding Dad Blog Uk
{17:07} How John survived home learning during the last 12 months
{20:50} How the school curriculum may not be setting our children up for the jobs that will be available when they leave education
{24:27} John's parenting tip to share duties from a male perspective

#parenting #dadbloguk #edxeducation #john adams

Episode - 25- Edx Education in Conversation, Susie Lodge Founder Wikiplacesforkids in Conversation with Edx Education

Susie. Mum, Founder, Wikiplacesforkids with plenty of tips, advice for everyone for a great family day out in UK wide.. Or as Susie explains as A TripAdvisor for parents looking for things to do all across the UK where everything has been added and recommended by parents

Today we are chatting to Susie about, founding Wiki places for kids, trends in kids entertainment, how it benefits families, your inspiration for starting the company…

 

Here are the highlights from this episode:

{2:30} Susie's journey to launching her app
{8:59} How to lockdown has affected kids activities
{13:10} How what parents are looking for has changed  over the last three years
{17:41} Susie's top 3 tips for the Easter and Summer holidays
{22:23} How to upload your own business to the Wiki places for kids app 

 

#family #edxeducation #letsplay #learningthroughplay #wikiforkids

Episode - 24-  Heather Welch from Edx Education and today we will be in conversation with Elina Skripochnik PT, DPT, CSCS

Elina is a mom Dr specialising in Prenatal & Postpartum Women's Health,  Pediatric Physical Therapy.  Elina is an active mom based in New York where she helps women stay active also specialises in paediatrics getting children active.

Today we are chatting to Elina, about, trends in children being active in the USA, the importance of children being active, your business and how it benefits families and children, also ways to stay active with children whilst home learning.

 

Here are the highlights from this episode:

{3:18} What inspired Dr. Elina to become a peadiatric physical therapist.
{7:05} The importance of children being active in their early years
{8:58} The importance of Tummy Time
{13:54} Dr. Elina's private practice and the benefits for parents and children
{19:13} Tips to keep your children active 

 

#activekids #paediatrics #edxeducation #play #womenshealth

Episode - 23-  Heather Welch, Edx Education, today we will be in conversation with Kelsey Komorowski

Kelsey  founder Komo Consulting . Which transforms struggling students into thriving learners. With Strategies to drive academic achievement, well being and a general love of learning for a child.  

Today we are chatting trends in education Founding  Komo,  home learning and so much more.

 

Here are the highlights from this episode:

{1:06} Introduction to Kelsey
{2:22} Two areas of the education system that Kelsey would like to see improved
{6:42} How Komo education works
{8:58} Working with children who have had an ADHD diagnosis or are on the autism spectrum
{12:01} If kids don't feel confident they're less likely to try new things
{18:36} Kelsey's inspiration to start Komo education
{20:57} Getting the framework for academic management approved
{24:33} The importance of a daily routine for children
{27:19} How COVID has impacted education and children's engagement levels
{29:00} How it's hard to be motivated to do something that you don't know how to do.

 

#komoconsulting #educationmatters #edxeducation #learningthroughplay 

Episode - 22-  Heather Welch, Edx Education is in conversation with Louise Goss Mum, Journalist, Photographer, Editor & Founder, Homeworker magazine.

Which was Shortlisted for Launch of the Year by the British Society of Magazine Editors with plenty of tips, advice for everyone.  With the majority of the UK working from home this is a hot topic. Louise will also share a project she worked on in Sydney developing a memoir....

Today we are chatting to Louise about, founding Homeworker magazine, goals and trends for working from home.

 

Here are the highlights from this episode:

{6:07} How this last year is not an accurate reflection of what WFH is really like

{9:38} How the advice parents are looking for has evolved in the last 12 months

{13:17} Prioritising the main things you need to achieve each day  and the importance of communication

{15:45} The mental health of our children during lockdown

{22:36} What if you don't enjoy WFH?

{29:09} How Louise helped a former refugee write his story from growing up in the former Yugoslavia to arriving in Sydney.

#homeworker #freelancer #homelearning #edxeducation #workingfromhome 

Episode - 21 - Edx Education in Conversation with Larissa Maloney, Mom, Founder of Active Kids 2.0

Larissa is a  super mom, PE Teacher, Former Professional Beach Volleyball Athlete, Personal Fitness Trainer, Coach & Founder of Active Kids 2.0. She has been mentoring and coaching kids for over 15 years has a passion for helping youth become more active, happier and healthier.

Today we are chatting to Larissa about, founding Active Kids2.0, goals and trends in children being active..

To learn more about Active Kids and for discount use the code 'edx10' for a 10% discount on all memberships with Active Kids 2.0 

#activekids2.0 #teacherschangelives #makingtheworldactove #learningthroughplay 

 

Episode - 20 - Heather Welch, Edx Education, today we will be in conversation Jacinth Liew, Mum, Teacher, Parenting Coach, Founder Our Little Play Nest 

Jacinth is a mum, Teacher, Parenting coach, Founder our little play nest. Currently teaches a positive parent learning series and workshops for parents she has a wonderful line

'From Yelling To Connecting, HOW TO BE YOUR BEST WHEN YOUR KIDS ARE AT THEIR WORST'

Today we are chatting with Jacinth , about  her journey of being a parenting coach being creative, teaching, so much more.

#positiveparenting #learningthrougplay #parents #teachers #singapore

Episode -19-  Edx Education in Conversation, Shannon Penrod, Mom, Teacher, Comedian, Founder Autism Live 

Shannon is a mom of a child diagnosed with ASD, Teacher, Comedian, Actress, Director of CARD (Centre of Autism Related Disorder), Founder of Autism Live . An interactive Web show where caregivers can ask questions to the experts and find support in a community. During 2020 Shannon and her team have been super busy, with caregivers looking for extra support as regular services are limited. 

 Today we are chatting with Shannon, about  her journey with her son being diagnosed with ASD, founding Autism Live ,being creative, teaching, children with Autism and so much more.

 

#autismlive #inclusiveeducation #learningthrougplay #playbasedlearning #edxeducation

Episode - 18 - Edx Education in Conversation, Karen Clince, Teacher, Entrepreneur, CEO & Founder Tigers Childcare 

 

Heather Welch, Edx Education will be in conversation Karen Clince, Teacher, Entrepreneur, CEO & Founder Tigers Childcare

Karen has recently launched Tiger’s Childcare in London. Tigers has an amazing philosophy and are committed to quality education and care in stimulating and progressive environments. Children from as young a 4months – 12 years attend the childcare and after school clubs. We are so excited to have Karen with us.

We are chatting today about being creative, teaching, school readiness founding Tigers childcare and so much more.

#education #earlyyears #learningthroughplay #edxeducation #tigerschildcare

Episode - 17 - Edx Education in Conversation, Nikki, Teacher, Entrepreneur and Parenting Influencer

Edx Education is in conversation with Nikki, Mum of 2, Teacher, Entrepreneur and Parenting Influencer

Nikki started @nikkiandthelittles  and founded @toomuchcute small biz. Which is going from strength to strength.

Today we are chatting to Nikki about small business, school readiness, home learning, tips for parents and where to next.

#teachers #creativeparents #schoolreadiness #homelearning

Episode - 16 - Edx Education in Conversation, Erika Deane, Kindergarten teacher, hands on learning advocate,  education influencer that is passionate bout Mathematics.

Erika founded @erikadeane315, as well as teaching, develops hands on teaching resources specialising in math making it fun, engaging for kindergarten students. She has a teachers pay teachers store with amazing maths resources being updated all the time…

Today we are chatting to Erika, about being creative, teaching, school readiness and so much more.

#math #teachers #USA #schoolreadiness #creativeclassrooms

Episode - 15- Edx Education in Conversation, Dr Jessica Sheriden, Mom of 2, Education Psychologist, Lecturer & Play Advocate.

Jessica is a super Mom of 2, Lecturer, Educational Psychologist and Play Advocate. Jessica founded @thedoctorjessica on IG. Who has been providing a network and helping develop leadership, at the forefront of the evolution of the education system.

Today we are chatting to Jessica about Education Psychologist, school readiness, home learning, putting it into practice and where to next...

Episode - 14- Edx Education in Conversation, Dana Al Qinneh, Education Leader, Play Advocate 

Dana is an expat Mum living in the sand pit or should I say the bustling city of Dubai, an  Early years Teacher, education Leader, Play Advocate & has completed her Master’s  Education

Dana has had her research published on the play based behaviours of children where she looked at play and play based learning in a social & cultural perspective.

Today we are chatting with Dana on Homeschooling, play based learning, her entrepreneurial ideas, early years ideas on her ig @__Borncurious (name change @ourcuriousplay ) and journey into being an Education leader.

#playislearning #parents #education #teacher

 

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