EU Code Week – a wealth of educational podcasts

Publication date: September 30, 2023

September 30 is International Podcast Day, and what better way to celebrate than by diving into the fascinating world of podcasts. At EU Code Week, we’re excited to be a part of this global celebration by offering a treasure trove of educational podcasts that cater to both educators and students. Whether you’re a teacher looking to integrate coding into your classroom or a student curious about the endless possibilities of the digital age, our podcasts have something for everyone.  

EU Code Week’s podcast series is your gateway to understanding coding, computational thinking, robotics, and innovation. Hosted by Eugenia Casariego and Arjana Blazic from the Code Week Team, these podcasts bring experts from various fields to empower you, your community, and your school to thrive in a digital future. And, the best part? You can listen to these insightful discussions not only on our website but also on popular platforms like Spotify, Google Podcasts, and Apple Podcasts. 

Exploring the Code Week podcast selection 

Certainly, the EU Code Week podcast collection covers a wide array of topics, ensuring there’s something for everyone interested in technology and education. Here are just a few examples: 

  1. Bioinformatics and coding: where science and tech meet! – Dive into the world of bioinformatics and discover how coding plays a crucial role in scientific advancements. 
  1. How can social innovators use coding to develop solutions for everyday challenges? – Explore how coding can be a powerful tool for social innovation and problem-solving. 
  1. Bridging the STEM gender gap – Find out about efforts to promote gender diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. 
  1. How robotics can enhance education – Learn about the transformative impact of robotics on modern education. 
  1. Introducing digital skills in the classroom – Get insights into strategies for introducing essential digital skills to students in a classroom setting. 

These are examples of just some of the podcasts on offer on the Code Week website. Moreover, many of our podcasts offer valuable advice for teachers on integrating coding into their curriculum and guiding students toward using coding as a problem-solving tool. Plus, others address the critical topic of cybersecurity, providing educators and students with essential information to stay safe in the digital world. So, make sure to check EU Code Week Podcasts! 

Find below the list of episodes so far:

Episode 1.  Coding Olympiad & Cyprus Computer History Museum

Episode 2. Coding without Tech

Episode 3. Future of Tech Life

Episode 4. A.I. in Education

Episode 5. Coding Books for 2023 to support digital education

And, as we celebrate International Podcast Day on 30 September, we invite all educators, students, and podcast enthusiasts to explore the rich collection of EU Code Week podcasts. To conclude, whether you’re passionate about coding, robotics, STEM education, or simply curious about the digital landscape, our podcasts are here to inspire and educate. Happy International Podcast Day!