TER Live – Teachmeet: Challenging Teacher Bashing


Teachers Education Review · TER Live – Teachmeet, Challenging Teacher Bashing

In this special TER Live episode we provide recordings from the online event, Teachmeet: Challenging Teacher Bashing, which weas originally organised as part of the Education and Democracy Summit.


00:00 Opening Credits
00:33 Intro
03:19 Event Opening – Steven Kolber and Keith Heggart
17:27 David Zyngier – What do teachers think about and understand democracy?
22:10 Stephy Salazar – Welcome to the New Teacher Tribe
29:08 Cameron Paterson – Democracy and Education
37:16 Jem Kolber – Democracy in Education – it starts in the classroom (my experience using socratic circles with high school students)
50:06 Ruth Smith – A democratic approach: the view through a lens of strengths
59:37 Bec West – Teacher bashing from within
01:10:08 Naomi Barnes – Social media, education and democracy: having a platform on the platforms
01:21:56 Deb Netolicky – Teacher expertise, voice and action
01:30:42 Polly Dunning – Martyrs and deadbeats: The dichotomy of demoralisation
01:39:35 Adrian Piccoli – The politics of teacher bashing – why it makes no sense
01:47:12 Jane Caro – Women’s Work
01:57:27 George Lilley – The Demise of Teacher Agency & Expertise – How?
02:06:59 Marc Pruyn – Centring Teachers and Communities through Transformative Citizenship Education
02:16:31 Sign Off


Links & Resources:

Zyngier, D (2012) Can teachers make a difference? Experimenting with, and experiencing, democracy in education.

Zyngier, D. (2012) Understanding the perspectives, experiences and perceptions of teachers in relation to democracy in education.

Zyngier, D. (2012) Re-Discovering Democracy: Putting action (back) into active citizenship and praxis (back) into practice.

Zyngier, D., Traverso, M.D., Murriello. A, (2105) Democracy will not fall from the sky.’ A comparative study of teacher education students’ perceptions of democracy in two neo-liberal societies: Argentina and Australia. Research in Comparative & International Education

Summaries of over 50 peer reviews of Hattie, etc- http://visablelearning.blogspot.com/

A focus on Teacher Agency-http://visablelearning.blogspot.com/p/teacher-agency.html