Main feature: With the Safe Schools Program receiving a lot of attention and criticism, we spoke to Sally Richardson, National Program Director for the Safe Schools Coalition to get a better understanding of what the program involves and how it operates in Australian schools.
Regular features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler outlines some key principles to maintaining balance; Cameron and Corinne discuss news about a recent education funding deal; Cameron and Corinne discuss issues relating to LGBTIQ youth in schools.
00.00 – Opening Credits
01:19 – Intro
10:22 – Off Campus with Dan Haesler
21:30 – Australian School Funding
37:19 – LGBTIQ students in schools
55:30 – Feature Introduction
58:11 – Interview – Sally Rishardson, Safe School Coalition
1:17:45 – Discussion
1:26:52 – Announcements
1:33:01 – Quote and Sign Off
Main Feature: As a teaching tool, Roleplay offers a way for students to engage personally and emotionally with learning activities. James Wictahrd has been researching and implementing
Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler talks about ways to improve Professional learning in schools; Spotlight on Special Education, Tim Connell discusses Positive Behaviour, Intervention and Supports (PBIS); Reports: Corinne talks about her recent visit to the Microsoft Office in Sydney; Cameron provides a snapshot of the recent Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards. Continue reading →
Main Feature: Dr. Steven Novella speaks about Critical Thinking. What it is, how to teach it, and the potential benefits to individuals and societies that value critical thinking.
Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler talks about 5 ways to Wellbeing; Education in the news, Cameron and Corinne talk about the Victorian State Election and the University cheating scandal; AITSL’s Teacher Feature, teachers talk about the Australian teaching Standards; Mystery Educator, new puzzle! Continue reading →
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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Main Feature: In an interview recorded at EduTech 2014, Corinne speaks with Jenny Luca about digital literacy and 21st Century Learning.
Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler explores issues related to teacher professional learning; Education in the News, Cameron and Corinne talk about the latest issues of the past fortnight; AITSL’s Teacher Feature, teachers discuss their most effective professional learning experiences; Mystery Educator; Announcements.
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Main Feature: Cameron speaks with Richard Gerver, British educator, speaker and author of “Creating Tomorrow’s Schools, Today” about his experiences leading transformative change in a British public school.
Regular Features: Off Campus with Dan Haesler, Dan discusses his insights from his recent trip to SIngapore; Education in the News, global conflict affecting schools and the issue of teaching values and ethical issues in schools; AITSL’s Teacher Feature, teachers discuss the things they’d like to change about education; Mystery Educator Competition – new clue!
Main Feature: Sugata Mitra speaks with Corinne about Self Organised Learning Environments, and Stephanie Smith, a school teacher in NSW, discusses her experiences with SOLEs in a school setting.
Regular Features: Dan Haesler asks ‘What’s in it for Google?’ in Off Campus; Cameron and Corinne discuss Tertiary Education funding and School Chaplains in Education in the News; Teachers talk about the importance of professional relationships in Education in the News; Mystery Educator competition. new puzzle!
Special Features: Corinne interviews Dr. Pasi Sahlberg, Finnish Education Expert, about Finland’s success, the proliferation of GERM, and Australia’s educational future. Cameron interviews Peggy Sheehy and Marianne Malmstrom about virtual worlds in education ahead of the SLANSW Gamification conference.
Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan questions the idea of Innovation in education; AITSL’s Teacher Feature, Teachers discuss student engagement in the classroom; Education in the News, Cameron and Corinne discuss education minister Christopher Pyne’s interventionist policies; Mystery Educator competition.
Main Feature: Cameron and Corinne report on their recent trip to Edutech in Brisbane, with interviews with organisers, presenters and attendees.
Regular Features: AITSL’s Teacher Feature, Teachers reflect on the role of professional relationships in their teaching; Education in the News, Cameron and Corinne discuss the impact of well-being in schools on educational attainment
Main Feature: Counsellor Louiza Hebhardt discusses teacher burnout, and strategies for teachers to maintain well-being and deal with the pressures of teaching.
Regular Features: AITSL’s teacher feature, teachers discuss what it means to be ‘Asia literate’; Off Campus, Dan Haesler talks about the need to focus on teacher well being as part of education; Teachers’ Brains Trust, Pip Cleaves models a leadership narrative while discussing creativity in education; Education in the News, Cameron and Corinne talk about workplace bullying and other recent news headlines; Mystery Educator competition, third and final clue!