Podcasts at Teachers College, Columbia University

Illuminating critical issues and trends, Teachers College scholars and experts are connecting with audiences through engaging podcast experiences produced at the College. 

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    Pursuing the Public Good

    How can institutions of higher education commit to “Pursuing the Public Good” in education, health and psychology? Join Thomas Bailey, President of Teachers College, Columbia University, as he hosts conversations with scholars committed to tackling some of our most important challenges. Episodes will cover teacher education, mental health and wellness, digital innovation and play, and sustainability.

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    How's School?

    The question adults reflexively ask, and kids hate to answer. Issues that impact young people, for the people who care about them.

  • Media and Social Change Podcast

    Media and Social Change Podcast

    This podcast from the Media and Social Change Lab invites a range of voices to delve into issues related to media in research, scholarship, and social change. It is an exercise of and about participatory production. Episodes have been produced in collaboration with professors, students, alumni and community members.

  • Pop and Play

    Pop and Play

    Pop and Play is a podcast from Teachers College, Columbia University about play and pop culture. Professors Haeny Yoon and Nathan Holbert take play seriously. They talk with educators, parents and kids about how they play in their work and their lives, and why play matters.

  • CPET Teaching Today

    CPET Teaching Today

    Teaching Today is brought to you by The Center for Professional Education of Teachers (CPET) at Teachers College, Columbia University. In conversation with teachers, researchers, and school leaders, we’re dedicated to breaking down the problems, policies, and promising practices that define teaching. Uniting theory and practice, CPET promotes rigorous and relevant scholarship, and is committed to making excellent education accessible worldwide.

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    Malted is a monthly exploration of research and scholarship that students at the department of Arts and Humanities in Teachers College, Columbia University are curious about―from school choice to hip hop history and everything in between.

  • (Re)Search for Solutions

    (Re)Search for Solutions

    Season 1 of the (Re)Search for Solutions podcast is a limited series focusing on unexpected and creative ways that researchers are looking at solutions to the persistence of gun violence. To develop these stories, we collaborate with the experts (professors, community members, doctors, activists, teachers, and more) to understand the stories surrounding their work.

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    Currents: A IUME Podcast

    Currents at IUME, a new podcast hosted through the Edmund W. Gordon Institute for Urban and Minority Education, features host Professor Cally Waite in conversation with scholars about the how’s and why’s of knowledge creation and current events.

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    CICE: The Podcast

    A student-led podcast from Teachers College which engages in dialogue on current issues in comparative education.

The views expressed in these podcasts, episodes, and supporting materials are solely those of the speaker to whom they are attributed. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the faculty, administration, staff or Trustees either of Teachers College or of Columbia University.

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