TER #081 – TIMSS, PISA & Teaching Science with Marten Koomen & Dr Ken Silburn – 11 Dec 2016

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Following the release of TIMSS and PISA reports, we speak with Marten Koomen, Educaional Consultant, about the value of internaitonal standardised tests for classroom teachers; Dr Ken Silburn, recipient of the 2015 Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools talks about his experiences in transforming science education in a NSW high school.

Links & Timecodes:

00.00 Opening Credits
01:19 Intro – It’s been six weeks…
04:31 Off Campus – Dan Haesler

16:34 TIMSS & PISA
20:48 Marten Koomen on Standardised Tests & systems

52:07 Feature Introduction
54:35 Feature Interview – Dr Ken Silburn

1:24:36 Announcements
1:26:35 Quote & Sign Off

One thought on “TER #081 – TIMSS, PISA & Teaching Science with Marten Koomen & Dr Ken Silburn – 11 Dec 2016

  1. Hi Cameron

    In the sign off of this podcast you mentioned a meta analysis about role playing and science education (or something like that). You have the details of this meta analysis?

    Love the show. Good to have a quality education podcast from Oz.

    Cheers

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