About Cameron Malcher

Teacher, student, storyteller.

TER #210 – Special: The Future School – 07 Nov 2022

This special episode explores the FutureSchool initiative being run in collaboration between the Australian Council for Educational Leaders, and the Australian Learning Lecture.

00:00 Opening Credits
00:34 Intro
04:42 Ellen Koshland
22:32 Sue Buckley
30:34 Louka Parry
49:44 Katherine High School
01:25:12 Emmanuel Catholic College
02:05:01 Warrakirri College
02:37:04 Sign Off

TER Topics – Neurosequential Model in Education

In this edition of TER Topics we present two interviews that the theory and practice of the Neu sequential Model in Education, which is a developmentally informed, biologically respectful approach to working with at-risk children.

The first interview is with Steve Graner and Jessica Pfeiffer of the Neurosequential network in the USA, forst presented in episode #189 in February 2022

The second interview is with NSW school principal Patrick Faucher about his work implementing the model in schools, from TER #203 in August of 2022.

00:00 Opening Credits
00:34 Intro
02:05 Interview – Steve Greaner & Jessica Pfeiffer
43:52 Interview – Patrick Faucher
01:33:33 Sign Off

TER #209 – Sublimes and Edu Policy with Pat Norman – 9 Nov 2022

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Main Feature: Pat Norman discusses his Sublimes Analysis of the Gonski 2 policy, and explains the sublimes analysis approach to understanding ed policy.

Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner. Stephen discusses the separation of digital personal and professional lives; Ideology in Education, Tom Mahoney considers ways teachers can question the ideologies at work in ed policy; Education in the News, Fiona Longmuir provides insight and response to the federal government’s draft workforcfe strategy.

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
05:02 Kolber’s Corner
11:28 Ideology In Education
22:22 Education in the News
44:23 Feature Intro
45:36 Interview – Pat Norman
01:22:37 Patreon Shoutouts & Close

Steven Kolber on Twitter
Tom Mahoney on Twitter
– Fiona Longmuir: Jason Clare has a draft plan to fix the teacher shortage. What needs to stay and what should change?
– Pat Norman: Technology and aesthetics in school excellence policies: the case of Through Growth to Achievement

TER #208 – Inspiring Hope, 2022 ACEL National Conference Special – 26 Oct 2022

The Australian Council for Educational Leaders held their 2022 National Conference at the Sydney Hilton in the last days of September. Speakers and guests from around Australia and the world gathered to discuss issues facing educational leaders today. TER Podcast was invited to speak to presenters, organisers and guests about thier many perspectives on educational leadership. In this special episode, we present a showcase of interviews with keynote presenters and event organisers.

Timecodes & Links:
00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
01:43 Introduction
Australian Council for Educational Leaders website
02:47 Glen Savage – Why school leaders should think and act more like gardeners
The Quest for Revolution in Australian Schooling Policy
17:52 Summer Howarth – Students as partners
Summer Howarth profile
34:02 Adriano Di Prato and Phil Cummins – Leading today’s learning for tomorrow’s world
A School For Tomorrow
Game Changers Podcast
48:18 Louka Parry – The future of schooling
The Learning Future
01:02:39 Adam Voight and Maxine Mckew – Conference hosts
Maxine Mckew profile
Adam Voight profile
01:19:36 Barbara Watterson and Stephen Gniel – ACEL CEO and President
Stephen Gniel profile
01:32:49 Ann Mcintyre – Gold Medal recipient
Empowered Educators in Australia
01:49:02 Deborah Netolicky – Future alternatives for educational leadership
Future Alternatives for Educational Leadership
02:02:54 John Hattie – Visible Learning for parents, 10 mind frames
Visible Learning for Parents – 10 Steps to Develop Great Learners
02:17:45 Attendee Take-aways
02:24:45 Close & Credits

TER #207 – Teaching in a Post-Truth Era with Stephanie Wescott – 13 Oct 2022

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Main Features: Stephanie Wescott discusses her PhD research into teaching in a post-truth era, and the hegemonic nature of the ‘what works’ discourse in education; Adriano dio Prato and Dr Phil Cummins talk about their podcast, Change Makers.

Regular Features: Steven Kolber discusses read-aloud assessments in Kolber’s Korner; Tom Mahoney consideres the idological elements undeprinning the Productivity Commission’s Interim Report into Education.

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
04:55 Kolber’s Corner
12:12 Ideology in Education
28:42 GameChangers Podcast
58:44 Feature Intro
59:23 Interview – Stephanie Wescott
01:32:01 Patron Shout Outs

– Steven Kolber on Twitter – https://twitter.com/steven_kolber
– Tom Mahoney on Twitter – https://twitter.com/TomMahoneyEdu
– Productivity Commission Interim Report – https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/current/productivity/interim5-learning
– ChangeMakers Podcast – https://linktr.ee/GameChangersPC
– Stephanie Wescott Google Scholar profile – https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Zzh4Ir4AAAAJ&hl=en

TER #206 – Teachers and the Media with Nicole Mockler – 28 Sept 2022

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Main Feature: Dr. Nicole Mockler discusses her recent publication Constructing Teacher Identies: How the Print Media Define and Represent Teachers and Their Work

Regular Features: Steven discusses a simple but effective online tool for teaching in Kolber’s Corner; Tom Mahoney questions how dominant ideologies manifest in schools in Ideology in Education; Cameorn looks at recent announcements of a Teacher Education Expert panel in Education in the News.

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
03:13 Kolber’s Corner
09:04 Ideology in Education
14:47 Education in the News
33:49 Feature Introduction
35:34 Interview – Nicole Mockler
01:17:48 Patron Shout Outs
01:18:43 Announcements

– Steven Kolber on Twitter – https://twitter.com/steven_kolber
– Tom Mahoney on Twitter – https://twitter.com/TomMahoneyEdu
– Nicole Mockler’s profile – https://www.sydney.edu.au/arts/about/our-people/academic-staff/nicole-mockler.html
– Book: Constructing Teacher Identities https://books.google.com.au/books/about/Constructing_Teacher_Identities.html?id=zM5EEAAAQBAJ&redir_esc=y

TER #205 – Data Storytelling with Selena Fisk – 14 Sept 2022

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Main Feature: Selena Fisk discusses her work as a Data Storyteller, and how schools can use data to inform more effective deciisons about teaching and learning.

Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner, Steven explore the nature of teaching as a team sport; Education in the News, Cameron looks at recent news stories about education.

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
05:50 Kolber’s Corner
11:23 Education in the News
29:48 Feature Introduction
32:21 Interview – Selena Fisk
01:06:23 Patron Shout-outs

– Steven Kolber on Twitter – https://twitter.com/steven_kolber
– Selena Fisk’s website – https://www.selenafisk.com/
– Productivity Commission Report – https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/current/school-agreement/interim

TER #204 – Student Agency with Lee Crockett – 31 Aug 2022

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Main Feature: Lee Crockett discusses the importance of student agency in teaching

Regular Features: Steven discusses new app trends with students in Kolber’s Corner; Tom reflects on ideological conflicts in his own teaching practice.

00:00     Opening Credits
01:31     Intro
07:00     Kolber’s Corner
15:27     Ideology in Education
24:29     Feature Introduction
26:43     Interview – Lee Crockett
01:06:35 Patron Shout-Outs

– Steven Kolber on Twitter – https://twitter.com/steven_kolber
– Tom Mahoney on Twitter – https://twitter.com/TomMahoneyEdu
– Lee Crockett’s website – https://leecrockett.net/

TER #203 – Trauma Informed Pedgogy with Patrick Faucher – 17 Aug 2022

Main Feature: Patrick Faucher discusses his work implementing Trauma Informed Pedgagoy using the Neurosequential model in education

Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner – Steven discusses teacher truisms about worry over work; Ideology in Education – Tom Mahoney considers the importance of slowing down to reflect on teaching practice; Education in the News – Cameron discusses recent news about the teacher shortage crisis roundtable meeting in Canberra.

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
03:46 Kolber’s Corner
10:04 Ideology in Education
18:14 Education in the News – Teacher Shortage Crisis
38:27 Feature Intro
41:24 Interview – Patrick Faucher
01:30:12 Sign Off


TER #202 – Collective Leader Efficacy with Peter DeWitt – 03 Aug 2022

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Main Feature: Peter DeWitt discusses his work in ledership coaching and the concept of collective leader efficacy.

Regular Features: Tom Mahoney considers the ideology at play in parent teacher interviews in Ideology in Education

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
04:54 Ideology in Education
16:04 Feature Introduction
16:58 Feature – Peter Dewitt
57:46 Sign Off

– Tom Mahoney on Twitter – https://twitter.com/TomMahoneyEdu
– Peter DeWitt’s website – https://petermdewitt.com/