SET’s top 10 education podcasts

Along with our growing selection of episodes from The Society for Education and Training Podcast, view our list of 10 inspiring and informative podcasts aimed at professionals working across further education, vocational teaching and training.


1. The Evidence Based Education Podcast

This monthly podcast discusses key issues in the field of evidence-based education, particularly focusing on how the gaps between policy, research and practice can be bridged, and how good practice in all three areas can have a positive impact on pupil outcomes.

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2. Mr Barton Maths Podcast

Craig Barton is a secondary maths teacher, TES maths Advisor, creator of Mr Barton Maths website and Diagnostics Questions website, and author of 'How I Wish I Taught Maths'. His podcast offers interviews across a range of topics, including: lesson planning, problem-solving, motivation and cognitive conflict.

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3. The Teaching Space

Martine Ellis hosts The Teaching Space, a weekly, term-time podcast for the teacher or trainer who "wants to love their job and be an amazing teacher without taking work home in the evenings".

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4. The Creative Classroom with John Spencer

From ways to boost collaboration in student projects, to the difference between being busy and being productive, this podcast looks at how teachers can transform classrooms into "spaces of imagination and wonder".

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5. Tests of Life

This podcast, hosted by Andy Fisher, aims to help students, parents and teachers to navigate the hidden curriculum so that young people can thrive in the classroom and beyond.

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6. The EdTech Podcast

The EdTech Podcast gets behind the personalities in global education innovation and EdTech. Hear from educators across early years, schools, higher and further education, along with investors, start-ups, blue chips, government and students. Listen to insights from interviews, events, and access live podcasts.

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7. The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast

Teaching strategies, classroom management, education reform, educational technology - if it has something to do with teaching, this podcast is talking about it. Jennifer Gonzalez interviews educators, students, administrators and parents about the psychological and social dynamics of school, trade secrets and more.

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8. Tes - The Education Podcast

The Tes podcast brings you all the latest news, reviews and interviews with special guests from the world of education.

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9. The NCETM Maths Podcast

This is a regular podcast from the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM), exploring areas of interest and debate in the teaching of maths across all school and college phases.

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10. Teacher Wellbeing

Listen to find out more about teacher wellbeing, positive schools and burnout prevention. This podcast is aimed at inspiring and empowering educators of all kinds to take back control of their health and happiness.

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How to listen to an iTunes podcast on Android

Download and install Podcast Republic by searching for 'iTunes podcast' in the Play Store. When you select the episode you will be asked to 'Add Url' and click on 'Done', which will then take you to the audio. You can also use the app Podbean, which works in a similar way.