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LearnCast is the new podcast series from the Scottish Social Services Council Digital Learning Team.

Subscribing to LearnCast will give you an insight into the work of the Digital Learning Team, news about upcoming projects and access to interviews with leading figures in the world of digital learning both in the UK and internationally.

Mar 29, 2019

In this month’s episode we talk with Jeff D’Anza and Joe Meyer from Nationwide Insurance in the USA. Our conversation focuses on how they have used serialised podcasts and stories to promote learning in a diverse and dispersed workforce They give us an insight into their production process from idea, through...


Mar 1, 2019

This month we’re talking with Coleen Wylie & Robbie Ross from Police Scotland and Kirsty Steele from the Scottish Government’s Cyber Resilience Unit about how to stay safe online. This episode gives some practical hints and tips about how to avoid falling foul of some of the common risks online.

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Feb 1, 2019

In this month’s episode of LearnCast we’re in conversation with Don Taylor, Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) and workplace learning and learning technologies consultant. Amongst other things we talk about the changing role of learning and development in organisations and the skills profile...


Jan 15, 2019

In this month's episode, SSSC’s George Burton speaks to Stephanie 'Charley" Farley from the University of Edinburgh about their respective 23 Things programmes to support the development of digital capabilities, Open Education, Open Badges, and the role of playfulness and fun in learning.


Dec 17, 2018

Do you want to use better visual design to improve the effectiveness of your online learning but aren't sure you have the skills to do it? We talk with Bianca Woods of Clever Raptor Learning Design about how to maximise the impact of your designs, even if you don't consider yourself a 'designer'. You can follow Bianca...