The Skills and Education Group has launched a new podcast, titled ‘Let’s Go Further’.

The podcast shines a spotlight on education and the role it plays in transforming lives. Each episode features guests from the world of education and beyond, and delves into their journeys, achievements, and why education matters to them.

Developed with support from podcast consultancy Research Podcasts, the first series will include six episodes, with new episodes released on a fortnightly basis from Wednesday 28 September 2022.

‘Let’s Go Further’ is hosted by Joe Mcloughlin, Foundation and External Affairs Manager at the Skills and Education Group. Throughout the series, Joe speaks to a variety of guests, including learners who have succeeded in the face of adversity, teachers who inspire others, and many other people who support education through their work.

In the first episode, ‘The power of education, where it all starts’, Joe speaks to Jaz Ampaw-Farr, a teacher, keynote speaker, trainer and ‘resilience ninja’. After progressing through further education, Jaz has led a vibrant and successful career, delivering a variety of TEDx talks and starring on the BBC’s The Apprentice.

In her conversation, Jaz talks about the transformative impact of further education on her own life, and how this experience has shaped her current work to inspire and support educators. You can listen to the conversation here.

What you’re doing in FE is not getting people qualifications – it’s literally changing people’s lives.

Jaz Ampaw-Farr

The lineup of guests for the rest of Series One is as follows:

Speaking about the launch of the podcast, Scott Forbes, Director of Member Services and Communications, said:

“We are so excited to release the new ‘Let’s Go Further’ podcast. The Skills and Education Group’s work to advance skills and education connects us with many inspiring individuals. Through this podcast, we want to share their stories.

“The conversations with our guests will be of interest to a range of listeners, but particularly to anyone who works in education. Each episode offers a reminder of how powerful this sector can be.

“We hope that people find the podcast entertaining, moving and inspiring.”

You can listen to ‘Let’s Go Further’ on our website or via any major podcast directory, including Spotify, iTunes and Google Podcasts. Don’t forget to subscribe to receive future episodes, and you can share your thoughts with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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'Let's Go Further' - the new podcast from the Skills and Education Group.

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