Main Feature: Cameron speaks with Richard Gerver, British educator, speaker and author of “Creating Tomorrow’s Schools, Today” about his experiences leading transformative change in a British public school.
Regular Features: Off Campus with Dan Haesler, Dan discusses his insights from his recent trip to SIngapore; Education in the News, global conflict affecting schools and the issue of teaching values and ethical issues in schools; AITSL’s Teacher Feature, teachers discuss the things they’d like to change about education; Mystery Educator Competition – new clue!
Main Feature: Sugata Mitra speaks with Corinne about Self Organised Learning Environments, and Stephanie Smith, a school teacher in NSW, discusses her experiences with SOLEs in a school setting.
Regular Features: Dan Haesler asks ‘What’s in it for Google?’ in Off Campus; Cameron and Corinne discuss Tertiary Education funding and School Chaplains in Education in the News; Teachers talk about the importance of professional relationships in Education in the News; Mystery Educator competition. new puzzle!
Special Features: Corinne interviews Dr. Pasi Sahlberg, Finnish Education Expert, about Finland’s success, the proliferation of GERM, and Australia’s educational future. Cameron interviews Peggy Sheehy and Marianne Malmstrom about virtual worlds in education ahead of the SLANSW Gamification conference.
Regular Features: Off Campus, Dan questions the idea of Innovation in education; AITSL’s Teacher Feature, Teachers discuss student engagement in the classroom; Education in the News, Cameron and Corinne discuss education minister Christopher Pyne’s interventionist policies; Mystery Educator competition.
Main Feature: Cameron and Corinne report on their recent trip to Edutech in Brisbane, with interviews with organisers, presenters and attendees.
Regular Features: AITSL’s Teacher Feature, Teachers reflect on the role of professional relationships in their teaching; Education in the News, Cameron and Corinne discuss the impact of well-being in schools on educational attainment
Main Feature: Counsellor Louiza Hebhardt discusses teacher burnout, and strategies for teachers to maintain well-being and deal with the pressures of teaching.
Regular Features: AITSL’s teacher feature, teachers discuss what it means to be ‘Asia literate’; Off Campus, Dan Haesler talks about the need to focus on teacher well being as part of education; Teachers’ Brains Trust, Pip Cleaves models a leadership narrative while discussing creativity in education; Education in the News, Cameron and Corinne talk about workplace bullying and other recent news headlines; Mystery Educator competition, third and final clue!
In this episode we explore the proposed review of the Australian Curriculum, including the concerns raised about the review & the men appointed to lead it, the nature of the development of existing curriculum, and some of the concerns educators have with the curriculum. We interview Robyn Ewing from USYD, ACARA CEO Robert Randall & APPA Executive Stephen Breen. Also introducing a new segment with advice for teachers, and regular feature, ‘Off Campus’ with Dan Haesler. Continue reading →
In Ep. 07 we discuss the issue of engagement in education. What are the benefits to student learning, and what are some of the ways teachers can better engage students in their classes. We talk with educational consultant and writer Dan Haesler about the importance of engagement in the classroom. We also interview John Goh, principal of Merrylands East Public School about some of the whole-school approaches to engagement at his school.