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engagement and wellbeing; Education in the News, Cameron discusses the news that all states and territories have now withdrawn from online NAPLAN trials in 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Links & Timecodes:
00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – It’s been six weeks…
04:31 Off Campus – Dan Haesler
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.
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