NetSupport Radio

NetSupport Radio (from NetSupport, the global expert in school IT solutions), has teamed up with Bett to become the official broadcaster of Bett 2020. Powered by Anderton Tiger, it provides an interactive forum for visitors to explore, debate and reflect on the show’s six new themes. 

With so much going on during the whirlwind that is Bett, it’s vital that there is an opportunity to hear voices and share views from the whole spectrum of attendees – and NetSupport Radio, will deliver that service!

How do visitors get involved?

Hosted by Bett legend and schools radio broadcaster, Russell Prue, NetSupport Radio will be fully interactive. Throughout the four days of the event, people can share their ‘best of Bett’ thoughts via Twitter with the hashtags #NetSupportRadio and #BettShow; text 85010 and start the message with RADIO; or email radio@netsupportsoftware.com. Attendees are also encouraged to visit the radio station at stand NL44 for a chance to feature on the airwaves.

Broadcasting live from the show each day at 3pm, people can listen live on their smartphones by downloading the NetSupport Radio app. The app also includes pre-Bett podcasts, as well as regular features from throughout the year covering topics such as safeguarding, GDPR and edtech impact – in addition to the latest ‘Five in Five’ series, where experts share five hints or tips on an education-related topic of their choice in five minutes.

Who is featuring on the show?

With such a broad range of topics in education and edtech, NetSupport Radio is keen to welcome a wide range of views and insight so that educators are enabled to make better decisions and technologists can find new solutions to the issues facing schools. And with a range of guests being interviewed – from academics to edtech leaders, charities and policy forums, to teachers and students themselves – NetSupport Radio really will capture and showcase voices from all parts of the sector.

The educators, leaders and experts who will be featuring on NetSupport Radio this year include:

  • Sue Beckingham, National Teaching Fellow; Principal Lecturer in Business Information Systems and Technology, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Deborah Millar, Group Director of Digital Learning Technology, Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education
  • Dr Ger Graus OBE, Global Director of Education, KidZania
  • Sir David Carter, Executive Director of System Leadership, Ambition Institute
  • Al Kingsley, Group MD, NetSupport
  • Nicole Ponsford, award-winning Digital Educator, CEO and Co-founder of the Gender Equality Collective
  • Dr Sue Black OBE, award-winning Computer Scientist, Professor of Computer Science and Technology Evangelist at Durham University, UK
  • Linda Liukas, Author, Hello Ruby
  • Graham Brown-Martin, Education and Future of Work Expert
  • Ross Morrison McGill, Founder, TeacherToolkit


During Bett, NetSupport Radio will also host a student takeover, with pupils from Westwood with Iford School broadcasting live from the station on Friday 24th January at 2:15pm.

Remember to listen live, engage on social media and visit the station at stand NL44 to make your contribution – all are welcome!

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