TER #091 – Coaching and Teacher Professional Learning – 30 April 2017

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Main Features: Tony Loughland discusses the role of coaching in Teacher Professional Learning, and proposes the idea that TPL and coaching could be considered part of a school’s ‘middle management’.

Cameron talks to Pete Whiting and John Catterson about their education podcast Teachers Talking Teaching.

Regular features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler talks about the importance of Mastery in student engagement and wellbeing; Education in the News, Cameron discusses the news that all states and territories have now withdrawn from online NAPLAN trials in 2017.

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00.00 Opening Credits

01:19 Intro – NAPLAN Online trial cancelled

05:29 Off Campus – Dan Haesler

19:33 Teachers Talking Teaching – Podcasting & Flipped Learning

46:34 Feature intro

48:54 Interview – Tony Loughland

1:28:50 Vale Simon McKenzie

 

TER #090 – Transforming Schools with Michael Anderson – 16 April 2017

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Main Feature: Michael Anderson talks about the ‘Four Cs’ of Education and how they can be used to transform schools, and return focus to learning as the centre of curriculum.

Regular Features: Cameron reviews recent news stories about the Qld. govt. withdrawing from the online NAPLAN trial, and the NSW Govt. rejection of their independent review of Special Religious Education.

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00.00 Opening Credits

01:19 Intro – Ministerial Council Meeting

04:16 QLD withdraws from NAPLAN online

14:50 NSW rejects SRE inquiry findings

21:02 Feature intro

23:05 Interview – Michael Anderson

1:08:24 Announcements

1:08:57 Quote & Sign Off

TER #089 – Questioning ‘Evidence Based Practice’ with Charlotte Pezaro – 02 April 2017

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Main feature: Charlotte Pezaro discusses the implications and nuances of ‘Evidence Based Practice’, particularly as it applies to teaching.

Regular Features: Off Campus-Dan Haesler explores a model for managing change in schools; Listener Contribution-Tom from Victoria shares his experience of taking students to see Hidden Figures; Education in the News-Cameron discusses school catchment zones being used to boost property prices.

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – Cast Away Awards

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07:51 Hidden Figures & Teaching Maths
10:15 Off Campus – Dan Haesler
24:52 Secondary Commercialisation of Education
40:48 Feature Introduction
41:25 Interview – Charlotte Pezaro

1:28:46 Quote & Sign Off

TER #087 – The Teaching & Learning Toolkit with Tanya Vaughan and Janet Clinton – 5 March 2017

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Main Feature: Dr Tanya Vaughan and Professor Janet Clinton talk discuss the Teaching and learning Toolkit, which provides summaries of education research to identify the impact and cost of various teaching and school management strategies.

Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler questions online discussions about research in education; Education in the News, What impact do minimum wage shave on student learning? and Cameron discusses recent reports of schools that exclude students from exams in order to maintain higher results.

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00.00 Opening Credits

01:19 Intro – Gonski Campaign Bus

06:18 Off Campus – Dan Haesler

16:58 Students and Minimum Wages

23:21 Excluding students for school reputation

34:55 Feature Introduction

37:34 Feature Interview – Dr Tanya Vaughan and Prof. Janet Clinton

1:08:43 Discussion

1:20:11 Quote & Sign Off

TER #081 – TIMSS, PISA & Teaching Science with Marten Koomen & Dr Ken Silburn – 11 Dec 2016

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Features: Following the release of TIMSS and PISA reports, we speak with Marten Koomen, Educaional Consultant, about the value of internaitonal standardised tests for classroom teachers; Dr Ken Silburn, recipient of the 2015 Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools talks about his experiences in transforming science education in a NSW high school.

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00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – It’s been six weeks…
04:31 Off Campus – Dan Haesler

16:34 TIMSS & PISA
20:48 Marten Koomen on Standardised Tests & systems

52:07 Feature Introduction
54:35 Feature Interview – Dr Ken Silburn

1:24:36 Announcements
1:26:35 Quote & Sign Off

TER #080 – ACE National Conference with Ollie Lovell – 30 Oct 2016

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00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro
02:05 Off Campus – Dan Haesler

13:08 Conferences and School Culture
19:41 Spotlight on Special Education
22:01 Feature Intro – Ollie Lovell

28:48 Interview – Diane Mayer
32:30 Interview – Shirley Randell
45:17 Interview – Theresa Ardler
51:26 Interview – Eren Canavan
55:28 Discussion

1:05:20 Announcements
1:06:12 Quote & Sign Off

TER #075 – Are edu-businesses helping or harming education? – 07 August 2016

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Main feature: Corinne interviews Dr Anna Hogan about the increasing role of Edu-businesses in Education in Australia and around the world, and explores the question of whether for-profit businesses can fulfil the needs of education as a public good.

Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler discusses issues of teachers on social media disclosing their involvement in promoting corporate interests; Cameron and Corinne discuss the reporting and rhetoric around the 2016 NAPLAn results.

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00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – Gonski & the Senate
05:08 NAPLAN in the news

31:17 Off Campus – Disclosure
39:38 Discussion – Teacher Endorsements on Social Media
52:30 Feature Introduction
55:00 Interview – Dr Anna Hogan

1:23:28 Discussion – Business & the Public Good
1:35:33 Quote & Sign off

TER #073 – Inside ‘Education Nation’ – 10 July 2016

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Main Feature: On June 7 & 8, the first Education Nation conference was held at Luna Park in Sydney. Corinne and Donelle attended and interviewed a number of presenters.

Regular Features: Education in the News, Cameron & Corinne discuss the election results and the implications for education funding, as well as the ongoing situation with schools in Aurukun.

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – Corrections from ep 72
06:27 Election Result & Gonski Funding
13:35 Noel Pearson’s Direct Instruction Program
27:09 Feature Intro
28:33 Education Nation Conference
46:18 Cameron Patterson
49:11 Jacues du Toit
51:32 Lila Mularczyk
58:42 Jon Andrews
1:05:03 Brendan Mitchell
1:18:46 Simon Breakspear
1:21:46 Philip Cooke
1:23:34 Final Thoughts on Education Nation
1:24:36 Announcements
1:25:31 Quote & Sign Off

TER Live #010 – #GirlsInTech at Vivid Ideas

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As part of the 2016 Vivid Sydney Festival, Intel held #GirlsInTech as part of the Vivid Ideas presentations, with research and panel discussions about girls in STEM subjects and the challenges – both personal and systemic – that need to be overcome to improve the number of women participating in tech fields such as coding and engineering.

This TER live episode presents the entire event with minimal editing.

00.00 Opening Credits & Intro
02:12 Welcome – Katie Ford – @KatherineLFord
07:57 Kate Burleigh – General Manager Intel A-NZ – @Kate_Burleigh
36:20 Research Presentation

53:40 Panel Discussion 1

1:17:17 Panel Discussion 2

1:45:24 Acknowledgements and Sign Off

Special thanks to Joachim Cohen @JoachimCohen123 and @IntelANZ