Main Feature:Jim Watters from QUT outlines the use of Inquiry Learning to engage and extend gifted students, while also offering differentiated learning for mixed ability classes; Jennifer Jolly, chair of the upcoming World Conference on Gifted and Talented Education.
Regular Features: Education in the News, Bronwyn Hinz from the Mitchell Institute discusses their recent report on the costs of missed educational opportunities in Australia.
00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – Schools Funding
06:20 Bronwyn Hinz – Mitchell Institute Reporet
20:34 Feature introduction
22:38 Interview – Jim Watters
1:04:05 Interview – Jennifer Jolly
1:14:36 Quote & Sign Off
Main Feature: Dr Tanya Vaughan and Professor Janet Clinton talk discuss the Teaching and learning Toolkit, which provides summaries of education research to identify the impact and cost of various teaching and school management strategies.
Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler questions online discussions about research in education; Education in the News, What impact do minimum wage shave on student learning? and Cameron discusses recent reports of schools that exclude students from exams in order to maintain higher results.
Main feature: Corinne interviews Dr Anna Hogan about the increasing role of Edu-businesses in Education in Australia and around the world, and explores the question of whether for-profit businesses can fulfil the needs of education as a public good.
Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler discusses issues of teachers on social media disclosing their involvement in promoting corporate interests; Cameron and Corinne discuss the reporting and rhetoric around the 2016 NAPLAn results.
Anti-Poverty Campaigner Linda Tirado talks about the challenges facing low-income earners and the impact of education policy on disadvantaged communities. Cameorn and Corinne discuss Direct Instruction in relation to recent events in far-north Queensland, and discuss the recent ResearchEd conference in Melbourne.
00.00 Opening Credits
06:09 Direct Instruction in the Indigenous Communities
33:01 ResearchED Melbourne
48:07 Feature Introduction
50:32 Interview – Linda Tirado
1:25:43 Quote and Sign Off
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