TER #028 – Student Wellbeing at School – 27 July 2014

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Main Feature: Dr. Michael Carr-Greg talks about some of the mental health issues facing young people today, and the role that technology can play in help address those issues. Professor Ian Shochet, professor of clinical psychology at Queensland University of Technology, discusses in detail his research into school connectedness and its impact on mental health for adolescents.

Regular Features: Education in the News; Off Campus with Dan Haesler, Dan talks about what we lose when everyone wins; AITSL’s Teacher feature, Teachers talk about their reasons for joining the profession; Mystery Educator competition, a new puzzle!; Teachers’ Brains Trust, Simon Crook talks about the ‘lighter side of educational technology’ from Edutech 2014.

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TER #026 – Positive Schools Conference – 29 June 2014

Main Feature: Cameron and Corinne report on the 2014 Positive Schools conference in Sydney with reports and interviews with organisers and presenters.

Regular Features: AITSL’s Teacher feature, teachers talk about their best professional development experiences; Off Campus, Dan questions teachers’ need to be constantly accessible; Education in the News, after a big fortnight of news stories, Cameron and Corinne discuss ideology in educational decision making; Mystery Educator competition.

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3:51 AITSL Teacher Feature: The importance of professional learning

7:00 Education in the News: Round up of Australian education news stories from the past fortnight

25:09 News discussion: Cameron and Corinne discuss some of the main stories in depth. This time focusing on funding for technology in WA, Pyne’s push for the reintroduction of Latin, and Pasi generic viagra online pharmacy india Sahlberg’s comments on excellence and equity in education.

34:21 Off Campus: Dan Haesler discusses the impact of teachers’ relationship with technology on their well being. Is 24/7 access good for our mental health?

41:10 Positive Schools conference introduction

43:00 Neil Porter, the chair of the Positive Schools conference speaks with Cameron about the history and aims of the conference.

53:07 Professor David Bennett talks with Corinne about the impact of our modern lifestyle on student wellbeing and how we as teachers can support young people in becoming resilient.

1:06 Professor Toni Noble speaks with Corinne about why schools need to take a whole school approach to positive education, how to teach resilience and about a number of programs and resources that are available to support schools in this work.

1:16:35 Charlie Scudamore, Vice Principal of Geelong Grammar, speaks with Cameron about how his school set about developing a whole school approach for positive education.

1:35:51 – Announcements

1:37:30 – Mystery Educator competition

1:39:17 – Quote and finish