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05 February, 2020

A Little Bit of Genius

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Today, Nord Anglia Education launched a brand-new podcast series called A Little Bit of Genius. In this series, student hosts discuss the theme of creativity with fascinating guests in a number of diverse fields. Nord Anglia’s podcast series is just one of the many incredible opportunities that we offer to students to ensure their education inspires them.

A Little Bit of Genius is now available to download on streaming sites such as Spotify and Apple Podcasts. The interviews with notable guests include Daniel Gilbert, an Oxford graduate and former Google employee who founded an award-winning digital marketing agency; Deborah Ellis, activist and critically acclaimed author; and Lord David Puttnam, Oscar-winning film producer of Chariots of Fire. These episodes are available now.

Over the course of the series, you will also hear from Andrew Jack, the Global Education Correspondent at the Financial Times; Dr Joseph Polisi, the former President of The Juilliard School; and Billy Tan, a Marvel and DC comic book illustrator. The final episode will feature Nord Anglia students interviewing Ebbe Sand, a former professional footballer whose achievements include scoring the fastest goal by a substitute in a World Cup in just 16 seconds.

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Liz Lamb, Principal at Nord Anglia International School Al Khor, said: “Being a big fan of podcasts, I was excited to listen to Nord Anglia’s new podcast series, A Little Bit of Genius. Creative, innovative guests interviewed by impressive student presenters from around our global organisation makes for a ground-breaking combination. I know our student and parent community will want to download and listen to the podcast, in order to gain a little bit of inspiration.”

Also, you can click on the following links to listen to the first few episodes of the podcast now! Keep your ears open next Wednesday and every Wednesday for the next seven weeks for A Little Bit of Genius on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and all other major platforms.



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Episode 1: Daniel Gilbert

Daniel Gilbert is the CEO of Brainlabs, a digital agency that is ranked by the Financial Times as one of Europe’s fastest-growing companies.

Listen here: SpotifyApple PodcastsSoundcloudGoogle Podcasts 



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Episode 2: Deborah Ellis

Deborah Ellis is a critically acclaimed author (including The Breadwinner) and activist who does a lot of work with women and children in war-torn countries.

Listen here: SpotifyApple PodcastsSoundcloudGoogle Podcasts 



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Episode 3: Lord David Puttnam

Lord David Puttnam is an Oscar-winning film producer (Chariots of Fire) and now sits on the UK House of Lords and Nord Anglia’s Education Advisory Board.

Listen here: SpotifyApple PodcastsSoundcloudGoogle Podcasts