TER Live #013 – TeachMeet Futures

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This TER Live episode presents TeachMeet Futures, held on November 15 at the University of Technology, Sydney. The webpage for the event can be found here.

This event was organised by Alice Leung, of the NSW Department of Education’s Futures Learning Unit, and aimed to showcase innovative teaching practices happening in schools.

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00.00 Opening Credits
21.56 Intro
01:18 Event Opening – Alice Leung
03:56 Welcome – Shirley Alexander, UTS
11:42 Welcome – Kathleen Donohoe, Futures learning
14:03 Vatche Ansourian – Virtual Reality, Here and Now
21:09 Nigel Kuan – Class Dojo
24:40 Dr Lynda Kelly – Game Based Learning, The Voyage!
31:02 Belinda Faulkner – ‘Failure to Launch’
36:54 John Goh – Entrepeneur Learning
43:07 Laura Capney – STEM
50:48 Michael Ha – Challenge Based Learning on Sustainability
58:43 Sanija Hrncic – Open Spaces for Creativity and Collaboration
1:02:51 Ashley Hill – Teaching Human Rights
1:05:35 Maya Marcus – STEAMpunk Girls
1:11:29 Dr Bron Stuckey – Get Game Hub
1:19:43 Dr Jane Hunter – STEM
1:29:11 Simon Harper – Future of TeachMeet NSW
1:31:47 Close – Alice Leung

TER Live #012 – TeachMeet SciTech

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TER Live presents TeachMeet Science and technology, which was held at the Australian Museum in Sydney on Tuesday, the 8th of November, 2016. This event was different to the usual TeachMeet format, in that it pitted teams of teachers against each other in competition to develop lessons that included technology in a cross-curricular learning experience. The event was organised by Kathleen O’Rourke and the Macquarie University Education Society.

Links & Timecodes

00.00 Opening Credits
21.56 Intro
05:04 Leanne Cameron – ICTENSW

13:35 Margaret Shepherd – STA NSW

23:14 TeachMeet SciTech
1:00:52 Peter Lee – BOSTES
1:06:36 Fara Pelarek – Australian Museum

1:13:59 Meredith Ebbs – UoAdelaide

1:21:38 Thanks and 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 #079 – Mantle of the Expert with Tim Taylor – 16 Oct 2016

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Main Feature: Tim Taylor talks about the mantle of the Expert teaching method and using drama and narrative as a way to engage students in learning.

Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan haesler talks with Nick Jackson about student autonomy; Education in the News, Cameron considers the implications of the recent changes to the VEt FEE HELP Loans scheme.

Links & Timecodes:

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro
01:46 VET FEE HELP Loans

11:48 Off Campus with Dan Haesler

25:07 Feature intro
26:51 Tim Taylor – Mantle of the Expert

1:26:31 Announcements
1:27:42 Quote & Sign Off

TER #077 – Evaluating Teachers with John Fischetti – 18 September 2016

Main Feature: Professor John Fischetti from Newcastle University talks about the issues with different approaches to teacher, school and system evaluation processes.

Regular Features: Dan Haesler interviews Dr Elliot Gann about Hip Hop culture in Education; Cameron considers issues relating to same-sex schools.

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – Book recomendations

05:10 Single Sex Schools

19:19 Off Campus with Dan Haesler

29:14 Feature Introduction
31:19 Interview – Prof John Fiscetti

1:19:55 Announcements
1:22:40 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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Timecodes:

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

TER #071 – Poverty & Education with Linda Tirado – 29 May 2016

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Anti-Poverty Campaigner Linda Tirado talks about the challenges facing low-income earners and the impact of education policy on disadvantaged communities. Cameorn and Corinne discuss Direct Instruction in relation to recent events in far-north Queensland, and discuss the recent ResearchEd conference in Melbourne.

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro
06:09 Direct Instruction in the Indigenous Communities
33:01 ResearchED Melbourne
48:07 Feature Introduction
50:32 Interview – Linda Tirado
1:23:08 Announcements
1:25:43 Quote and Sign Off