Many of us don’t have the time to keep learning regularly because we are years out of school and busy at work. What’s more, self-education requires the motivation to seek information through various means such as books, documentaries, and the never-ending World Wide Web. Podcasts, on the other hand, allow you to pack in self-improvement to your already busy day with the power of multi-tasking.
Here’s our list of 10 educational podcasts that are worth listening to, covering everything from education itself to language and an array of specialty subjects. Pick one or several to continue your education.
Life is precious, we should protect it carefully. So, this might be the most significant knowledge we could seek. Topics include self-protection and the most important 5 seconds of your life, the time needed to get to safety when attacked and how to not be attacked in the 1st place and protecting yourself with or without a weapon.
Want to know more about unschooling? How about radical unschooling? (It’s not as scary or as wild as some people make out!) The host shares ideas, stories, homeschool record-keeping tips and resources.
This podcast focuses on the origin of interesting words, idioms, and slang. This bilingual podcast (Chinese and English) is created by Lewis Sandler in Beijing, China.
TES, formerly Times Education Supplement, provides resources for teachers. The Tes podcast brings you all the latest news, reviews and opinions from the world of education. Their concept is to get education leaders to talk directly to teachers.
Peter Adamson teams up with Jonardon Ganeri and Chike Jeffers to represent the philosophical traditions of India, Africa and the African diaspora.
A weekly cigar podcast dedicated to the cigar industry and other shenanigans surrounding it. Hosted by Dan “Pastor Padron” Ledwith, Aaron Noonan and Oliver Nivaud broadcasting live from Studio 21 Podcast Cafe in Salem, NH.
A podcast about the real stuff in Sci-Fi movies, from a couple of fun-loving hosts.
This is a weekly podcast sharing stories of the amazing people and projects that make up the fisheries science profession. It’s told in a manner that both scientists and the public will enjoy.
This is the podcast from the Marginal Revolution University video course on the Great Economists taught by professors Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok. In this podcast, you’ll find answers to questions like: Who were the first economic thinkers? What did early economists understand that has been lost to the modern world? You’ll also find a chapter-by-chapter overview of Adam Smith’s.
A Free and Open Exchange of Ideas and Opinions on All Things Space.
An Irish perspective on news and stories from the world of education.