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
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
06:09 Direct Instruction in the Indigenous Communities
33:01 ResearchED Melbourne
48:07 Feature Introduction
50:32 Interview – Linda Tirado
1:25:43 Quote and Sign Off
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
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.
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.
Main Feature: Dr Leoni Degenhardt, Dean of the Association of Independent Schools Leadership Centre, discusses issues around school leadership and ways to ensure future school leaders are better able to meet demands of the role.
Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler compares the responses of Finland and Australia to lower PISA results; Spotlight on Special Education, Tim Connel discusses key principals for effective learning support teams in schools; Cameorn and Corinne discuss the idea of for profit schools and reports of the use of Direct Instruction in Aboriginal communities.
Special Features: Simon Breakspear, founder of LearnLabs, discusses the issues involve din sharing good practice between teachers, schools and systems, and special guest host Dan Haesler stops by to help unpack the interview; Cameron Interviews attendees and organisers of ResearchEd Sydney; Anne van de Graaf shares her approach to action research in the classroom.
Regular Features: NEW FEATURE! Tim Connell hosts Spotlight on Special Education, discussing approaches to evidence based practice; Teacher’s Brains Trust, Aaron Davis talks about Digital Literacies in the classroom; Continue reading →
Main Feature: Dr Kevan Collins, Chief executive of the Education Endowment Fund in the United Kingdom, speaks to Cameron about his experiences as an educational leader in a disadvantaged area of London, and about his current work in school-based educational research as the CE of the EEF. Dr. Collins was in Australia in October as part of Social Ventures Australia’s Dialogue Week.
Regular Features: AITSL’s Teacher Feature,teachers discuss student engagement and maximising learning; Education in the News, Cameron and Corinne discuss the implications of recent news stories; Announcements; Mystery Educator Competition
Main Feature: Cameron speaks with three Australian academics about the final report on the review of he Australian Curriculum. Dr. Nicole Mockler from the University of Newcastle talks about the broader issues of curriculum, Dr. David Zyngier from Monash University talks about the review process and the political and cultural issues raised in the report, and Dr. Michael Anderson from the University of Sydney talks about The Arts in the Australian Curriculum.
Regular Features: NEW FEATURE! Listener feedback returns with teachers sharing their insights on last episodes main feature; Dan Haesler proposes four key questions to ask of teachers in ‘Off Campus’; Teachers talk about the teachers who impacted on their own lives in AITSL’s Teacher Feature; Cameron reflects on issues of Equity and Access to education in Education in the News.
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