TER #179 – Teaching Social Responsibility with Jonathan Santo – 1 Sept 2021

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.

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

Steven Kolber on Twitter
–  Tom Mahoney on Twitter
Jonathan Santo’s profile at University of Nebraska
Teaching kids social responsibility on The Conversation
Reducing aggression in schools by teaching social responsibility
– Socially responsible children: A link between school climate and aggression and victimization

TER #178 – Kitchen Gardens with Josephene Duffy – 18 August 2021

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.

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
11:03 Kolber’s Corner
20:22 Ideology in Education
35:56 Feature Intro
38:33 Feature Interview – Josephene Duffy01:03:49 SIgn Off

Steven Kolber on Twitter
Tom Mahoney on Twitter
Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

TER #177 – The Act of Leadership with Dan Haesler – 04 Aug 2021

Main Feature: Dan Haesler returns to discuss his latest book, The Act of Leadership, and his experience in copaching leaders in education, sports and industry.

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
03:37 Kolber’s Corner
13:28 Ideology in Education
24:44 Education in the News
49:38 Feature Introduction
52:10 Feature Interview – Dan Haesler
01:43:04 SIgn Off

Steven Kolber on Twitter
Tom Mahoney on Twitter
The Act of Leadership Website
Dan Haesler’s Official Website

TER #176 – Restorative Practice with Adam Voight – 22 July 2021

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.


00:00 – Opening Credits
01:31 – Intro
05:45 – Kolber’s Corner
14:54 – Ideology in Education
30:23 – Feature Introduction
32:37 – Feature Interview – Adam Voight
01:02:03 – Sign Off


TER #174 – Perceptions of Teachers with The Leadership Team – 23 June 2021

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.

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