Special Episode: Each year, the Australian Council for Educational Leaders recognises excellence and achievement in educational leadership in a range of categories. In this special showcase episode, a selection of award winners from the 2021 NSW ACEL branch awards discuss their work, and their hopes for the future of education in Australia.
Timecodes: 00:00 Opening Credits 01:31 Kylie Lidscombe – Introduction 03:40 Rachel Wilson – Educational Research 18:41 Scott Eacott – Educational Research 33:26 Heaven Lee – Early Career Leadership 42:23 Olivia Philips – Early Career Leadership 54:08 Cameron Malcher – Media Award 01:09:31 Patrick Duignan – Paul Brock Medal 01:23:57 Pasi Sahlberg – Paul Brock Medal 01:39:15 Sign Off
Main Features: Professor Manu Kapur discusses his research into Productive Failure and its impact on student learning; Teacher Takeaway Podcast, Cameron speaks with the teachers behind the Teacher Takeaway Podcast about their podcasting journey.
Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner, Steven Kolber questions the nature of innovation in education; Ideology in in Education, Tom Mahoney explores the ideology underpinning Blended Learning.
Main Feature: Jonathan Santo discusses research into teaching children social responsibility as a way to reduce bullying behaviours in schools.
Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner, Steven Kolber considers criticism of NAPLAN and whther it sometimes strays into anti-intellectualism; Education in Ideology, Tom Mahoney introduces the new ongoing segment and considers some of the ideological implications of NAPLAN; Education in the News, Cameron explores some of the news stories regarding year 12 exams in response to COVID.
Timecodes: 00:00 Opening Credits 01:31 Intro 03:34 Kolber’s Corner 13:33 Ideology in Education 25:50 Education in the News 40:12 Feature Introduction 42:36 Interview – Jonathan Santo 01:09:19 Sign Off
Main Feature: Josephene Duffy, CEO of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation, talks about the kitchen garden program in schools; the goals, methods, amd intended outcomes.
Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner – Steven Kolber discusses the challenges facing teachers who use social media; Ideology in Education – Tom Mahoney concludes the series with a consideration of what Ideology is, and how it affects teachers and teaching more broadly.
Main Feature: Adam Voight discusses his recent publication Restoring Teaching, work in restorative practie in schools.
Regular Features: Kolber’s Korner – Steven Kolber discusses the leading and lagging indicators of teachers shortages in Australia; Ideology in Education – Tom Mahoney outlines the Scholar Academic Ideology.
Main Feature: Amanda Heffernan and Fiona Longmuir discuss their research into the different perceptions of teachers and teaching held by the public and by those in the profession.
Regular Features: Kolber’s Korner, Steven Kolber discusses his recent experiences with the International Labor Organisation; Ideology in Education, Tom Mahoney discusses the student centred educational ideology.