Main Feature: Kathy Mills, Len Unsworth, and Laura Scholes, authors of the book “Literacy for Digital Futures”, discuss how the concept of literacy has evolved in the 21st century, where digital technologies are increasingly integrated into our communication and daily lives. The book explores the idea that literacy is no longer just about print-based skills, but also involves knowledge of digital platforms and technologies, including coding and gaming.
Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner, Steven Kolber presents strategies for increasing productivity with easily accessible apps; Ideology in Education, Tom Mahoney continues his reflection on the ideologies underpinning the Science of Learning movement; Education in the News, Cameron reflects on the sudden announcement of the departure of the NSW Education Secretary.
Timecodes: 00:00 Opening Credits 01:31 Intro 03:34 Kolber’s Corner 10:48 Ideology in Education 19:31 Education in the News 30:44 Feature introdcution 33:31 Interview – Literacy for Digital Futures 01:29:28 Patron Shout Outs
Main Features: ACARA’s Acting Director, Curriculum, discusses the new literacy and numeracy progressions, their relationship to curriculum, and intended applications in teaching and assessment practices; Annabel Astbury outlines the ABC’s new education initiative.
Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler discusses the issue of schools that treat students as a liability; Education in the news, Cameron looks at the recent announcement of a national review into teacher registration, and state and parent pushback against NAPLAN.
Timecodes (links coming soon):
00.000 Opening Credits
01:55.324 Off Campus – Dan Haesler
12:48.141 Education in the News
20:44.068 ABC Education – Annabel Astbury
28:50.180 Feature Introduction
30:52.440 Interview – Hilary Dixon
1:01:52.482 Quote & Sign Off
This is the 4th Anniversary of the teachers’ Education Review Podcast! To celebrate, we present 2 feature interviews. Dan Haesler presents a special feature edition of Off Campus, with UK educator & author Phil Beadle, talking about education on TV and other issues; Cameron interviews David Rutkowski from the Centre for Educational Management in Oslo about his recent publication, ‘The Global Education Race: Taking the measure of PISA and international testing”.
Links & Timecodes:
00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – 4 years of TER Podcast
05:43 Off Campus – Dan Haesler
00.00 Opening Credits
04:28 Business Practices in Schools
23:59 Academies in the UK
43:06 Off Campus with Dan Haesler
49:24 Dan Haesler talks School of Thought
56:14 Feature Intro
1:55:58 Quote & Sign Off