TER’s Top 5 in 2018!



2018 has been a smashing year for the TER podcast, hitting a record high number of subscribers and downloads, with the number of downloads in 2018 accounting for nearly 50% of the total over the podcasts five-and-a-half year history!

We were once again runners-up in the Australian Podcast Awards, and because of the work of the award organisers, TER was added to the Australian Film and Sound Archive!

Thank you to all of the guests, contributors, and, of course, listeners, who have supported the TER podcast on its continued journey and growth. We look forward to bringing you more interesting educational content in 2019.

For now, here are the 5 most popular episodes from 2018…


1. TER #110 – A conversation with Sir Ken Robinson – 1 April 2018



2. TER Topics – Project Based Learning



3. TER #108 – ACARA’s Literacy and Numeracy Progressions with Hilary Dixon – 18 Feb 2018



4. TER #113 – Undertaking a research degree while teaching – 27 May 2018



5. TER #112 – Perspectives on Gonski 2 – 13 May 2018


TER #124 – 2018, Year in Review with Bronwyn Hinz – 24 Dec 2018

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In the last episode for 2018, Bronwyn Hinz joins us to discuss the educational highlights, low-lights, and missed opportunities of 2018.

Links & Timecodes:

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
07:23 Interview – Bronwyn Hinz

41:09 Acknowledgements & Sign Off

TER Topics – Computers in Education


This episode brings together feature interviews from episodes #58 and #85 of the TER Podcast.

The first interview is with Peter West, from TER #58 in November of 2015 discussing a whole school approach to Blended Learning, and the second is with Dr Simon Crook, from TER #85 in February of 2017, in which he discusses his PhD research into the impact of 1 to 1 laptop programs on teaching high school science.


00:00 Opening Credits
00:33 Intro
01:43 Interview – Peter West
44:02 Interview – Dr Simon Crook
01:21:01 Sign Off


TER #121 – Perspectives on Teaching from the ACEL National Conference – 28 Oct 2018

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Main feature: The second part of Oliver Lovell’s interviews from the ACEL National Conference include Robert Biswas-Deiner discussing Emotions and Learning, and Jon Andrews, Cameron Paterson and Deborah Netolitcky talking about the upcoming book ‘Flip the System Australia’.

Regular Features: Dan Haesler challenges teachers to evaluate their actions in a new edition of Off Campus.


00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
03:25 Off Campus – Dan Haesler
16:40 Feature Introduction
17:47 Robert Biswas-Deiner – Emotions and Learning
29:42 Flip the System Australia
52:42 Acknowledgements & Sign Off