Private podcasts for education

Harness the power of audio to engage your students, staff and school community.

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Full-school solutions

Engage your entire school community

Podcasting provides a unique and engaging way to communicate with your entire school community. We make it easy.

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Parents

Keep parents informed

Whooshkaa makes it easy for parents to listen to short updates or entire school newsletters when they’re driving to work or out and about.

Distribute private podcasts via your school app, website or popular podcast apps like Apple Podcasts. Administrators can add or remove users from the distribution group at any time.

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City High Newsletter

Teachers

An engaging teaching method

Teachers can use podcasts to deliver lesson content directly to students. Entire lessons, revision or for students with special needs who find audio more accessible than written or video content.

Easy for students

Students subscribe to a podcast using popular, free podcast apps and receive instant notifications when new podcast “episodes” are available.

The podcasts are only available to a private list of students managed by the teacher or school administrator.

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Apple Podcasts

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Pocket Casts

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Overcast

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Breaker

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Downcast

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Podcast Addict

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LMS

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RSS

Students

Let students create

Students can create and share podcasts with their classmates, providing a powerful peer-learning opportunity or an exciting new extracurricular activity.

  • Oral Assessments

    Save valuable class time have students submit oral assessment tasks as podcasts.

  • Peer Learning

    Students reflect on and discuss classroom lessons to facilitate peer learning.

  • Extracurricular

    Students can create and share podcasts related to extracurricular programs.

  • Languages

    Language learners practice speaking and listening skills with peers.

Made for education

Why Whooshkaa?

Whooshkaa is a leading global enterprise podcasting solution which now includes additional features that are critical for schools.

Private Podcasting

Private podcast feeds are available via invitation only, school administrators maintain control over access with the ability to invite and remove users. Podcast feeds can be generated for any audience, e.g. all students, students of a particular year or house group, parents, school community and supporters, alumni.

Dynamic Content Insertion

Encourage support from businesses and organisations in your community by offering dynamic audio advertising campaigns delivered in the podcasts you deliver to parents and your school community.

Identity Management

Whooshkaa provides industry standard single sign-on (SSO) and user access controls (UAC) in addition to a full featured REST API.

This provides the tools to ensure that students and parents are subscribed to the correct podcast feeds as students move through each year or as their relationship with the school changes.

Trusted Technology

Enterprise grade developer tools and APIs allow deep integration with existing platforms including school management systems (SMS) and learning management systems (LMS) for a seamless user experience.

We partner with technology leaders including Amazon, Google and Apple to develop innovative audio technology.

Ready to get started?

Create your account and start podcasting today!

Questions? Contact us to chat.