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Talking Teachers season 1

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March 22 · 29 MIN

Adrian is a former NSW Minister of Education, and previous director of the Gonski Institute at UNSW. In this episode, Adrian responds to our questions on who holds power in education, how does it relate to the current teacher shortage and what are the major ‘roadblocks’ to progressing different agendas forward in schools, the broader community and in teacher education in universities.

 

Show Notes

Carter, D. (2017). ‘I’m scared of NAPLAN’: The consequence of a reductive view of education. Sydney Morning Herald.

Carter, D. & Piccoli, A. (forthcoming). Who Holds the Power in Australian Education? An Insiders’ Account of How Decisions Are Made, Who Makes Them and Where Students Fit. Taylor & Francis.

Hunter, J., Yasukawa, K., Kearney, M., Eckert, G., Heggart, K., Carter, D., Bates, K., Maher, D., & Patterson, C. (29 July 2022). Submission No 123 Upper House Inquiry into teacher shortages in NSW, UTS: FASS, pp 1-12.

Palmer, T-A. (21 September 2022). I’d just like to get on with my job. The barriers facing Science teachers in Australia. The Conversation.

Wilson, R. (9 July 2022). New research shows NSW teachers working long hours to cope with the administrative load. The Conversation.

Wilson, R. & Piccoli, A. (2021). Putting students first: Moving on from NAPLAN to a new assessment system. UNSW.

March 22 · 21 MIN

Correna became Federal President of the Australian Education Union in February 2015. She has spent 17 years teaching in public primary schools. As President of the AEU, she led the union through a long-running industrial dispute with the SA Government as well as organising the “I Give a Gonski” and “Stop TAFE Cuts” campaigns. She has extensive experience and understanding of social justice issues, with a particular interest in students and their families from disadvantaged areas.

 

Show Notes

AEU Submission No 112 Upper House inquiry into teacher shortages in NSW.

Carter, D. (2020). Three reasons why year 12 should go back to school immediately. Sydney Morning Herald.

NSWTF. (2021). Valuing the Teaching Profession.

NSWTF. (2019). Impact of Enrolment Growth on Demand for Teachers.

March 22 · 23 MIN

Jacqueline is a senior writer and regular columnist for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age newspapers. In this fifth episode we ask about her own unique writing processes which are not necessarily ‘scientific’ but driven from the news cycle and topics that she might be discussing with friends, family and current events.

 

Show Notes

Gore, J. & Mockler, N. (23 June 2022). Teachers the fall guys for a failing system. SMH

Hayes, D. (25 July 2022). Here’s what a brave education minister could do right away to fix the horrific teacher shortage. EduResearch Matters

Mockler, N. (2022). Constructing teacher identities: How the print media define and represent teachers and their work. London: Bloomsbury.

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Tamson Pietsch

Managing Director

Tamson Pietsch

Managing Director

Tamson Pietsch

Managing Director

Tamson Pietsch

Managing Director

Tamson Pietsch

Managing Director

Tamson Pietsch

Managing Director

Tamson Pietsch

Managing Director

Tamson Pietsch

Managing Director

Tamson Pietsch

Managing Director

Tamson Pietsch

Managing Director

Tamson Pietsch

Managing Director