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Welcome to the Brighter Thinking Pod from Cambridge University Press - Education. We provide a place where international education enthusiasts from all backgrounds can come together to discuss the challenges faced by teachers in a modern classroom and discover new teaching ideas. 

Our panels consist of teachers, authors, key subject figures and more. If you'd like to get involved, follow us on Twitter @CUPeducation and send in your show suggestions!

Apr 15, 2021

Roll up your sleeves, because episode 19 is all about hands-on learning! 

Our host this week is our digital maestro, David Hickinson. His guests are John Pinkney, who is a learning advisor at Raising Robots and also a certified LEGO Education trainer. And Stuart Swann, former ICT Lead and a now consultant and LEGO...

Apr 8, 2021

How much homework should we expect children to do? What makes impactful homework? What is the link between homework and stress? Should we still expect children to do homework? All this and more in episode 18!

Our host this week is Senior Marketing Executive, Tamsin Hart. Her guests are Cathy Vatterott, Professor at the...

Apr 1, 2021

When teaching subject content in English, should subject teachers also teach the English language? Join us as we explore this question and dive into the world of content and language integrated learning (CLIL)

Join our host, Commissioning Editor, Biljana Savikj, in our virtual studio with two new guests. Dee Rutgers, is...

Mar 24, 2021

In this episode, we discuss a variety of teaching techniques that help to “bring the curriculum to life” and how encouraging imagination and engagement from children can support the development of key skills. We talk about different ways technology can be used in the classroom as well as how reading, writing...

Mar 18, 2021

Episode 15 is all about 21st century skills. Join us as we discuss this much-talked about education term, paying particular focus to Cambridge Global Perspectives: a course that is all about skills building.

Hosted by our very own Janey Webb, Commissioning Editor for Global Perspectives, she is joined by two new voices...