TER #084 – Changing the Narrative with Stan Grant – 22 Jan 2017

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Main Feature: In a special edition of ‘Off Campus’, Dan Haesler talks with Stan Grant about the issues facing Indigenous Australians and the role that Education plays in addressing those issues.

Regular Features: Education in the News; Cameron discusses recent news reports about Gonski school funding, the rising cost of back-to-school expenses, and the implications for Australia of education policy in the USA.

Timecodes & Links:

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro
01:56 Gonski school funding

11:58 Back to School Costs

21:19 Betsy Devos & US Education

28:08 Feature intro
29:26 Off Campus – Intro
32:38 Stan Grant Interview

52:11 Quote & Sign Off

 

TER #083 – Inside ReMSTEP – 08 Jan 2017

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Main Feature: Ollie Lovell presents a series of interviews from the Reconceptualising Mathematics and Science teacher Education Program, which capped off a multi-year project connecting pre-service teachers with people working in the fields of maths and science.

Timecodes and Links:

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro
02:57 South Australian Teacher Education

06:49 Gonski & COAG

18:22 Feature Intro

19:49 Ollie Lovell
26:16 David Hoxley
41:34 Russel Tyler
46:05 First Year Teachers
56:16 Discussion

1:12:46 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.

Links & Timecodes:

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 #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 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

TER #070 – TPL & Professional Identity with Deborah Netolicky – 15 May 2016

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Regular features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler discusses the Growth Mindsent; Cameron discusses the recent workcover decision on workplace stress; Spotlight on Special Education, Tim Connel discusses school refusal

Main Feature: Dr Deborah Netolicky discusses her PhD research into the relationship between teachers’ professional learning and professional identity.

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – ICTENSW Conference
03:25 Off Campus with Dan Haesler
12:30 Workcover decision re workplace stress

Telephone counselling

24:59 Spotlight on Special Education
33:17 Feature Introduction
35:02 Interview – Deborah Netolicky

1:01:38 Thoughts on Professional Learning
1:09:05 Quote & Sign Off

TER #057 – Gonski Week Special Episode – 01 Nov 2015

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Main Feature: In 2015 the AEU organised National Gonski Week to continue the push for needs-based funding in Australian schools. In this special episode we review what the Gonski funding model means, why it matters, and what is in store for the future of school funding. This episode includes interviews with Jane Caro, Adrian Piccoli and Maurie Mulheron discussing different aspects of the Gonski policy and the ongoing campaign, as well as an example of how Gonski funding is being implemente din schools, and Dan Haesler talking bout how the language of Gonski has changed in federal politics.

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TER #055 – The London Challenge with Prof Sir George Berwick – 04 Oct 2015

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Each year, Social Ventures Australia hold their Education Dialogue day, bringing together people from all different sectors of society to discuss issues facing education in Australia with a particular focus on improving educational outcomes for disadvantaged students. One of the keynote speakers at the 2015 event was Prof. Sir George Berwick, CEO of Challenge Partners UK, and formerly Principal of Ravens Wood School in Bromley. In this extended special interview, Sir George discusses the period of growth and success of London schools during the period of the London Challenge.

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Timecodes:

  • 00:00 – Opening Credits
  • 01:18 – Intro
  • 01:34 – Social Ventures Australia Education Dialogue
  • 16:42 – Interview with Prof. Sir George Berwick
  • 01:10:07 – Discussion
  • 01:18:28 – Quote and Sign Off