Episode 5 – Margaret Hogan

Educationally Sound features discussions with interesting and prominent people in the field of education in Australia.

Margaret Hogan has been a teacher and a principal and every role in between. She remains a keen volunteer and advocate of asylum seekers. She now acts as a critical friend for education leaders. Margaret joins us today to talk about her career, her motivation and being a woman in leadership.

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Episode 4 – LTVCRTNetwork

Educationally Sound features discussions with interesting and prominent people in the field of education in Australia.

The Latrobe Valley CRT Network has developed a community-based, contextually relevant model of professional development which empowers local Casual Relief Teachers to create their own professional devleopment experiences. In this episode we talk to Ian Conabere and Karen Mackay, lead volunteers in the network, about how they sustain the network’s practice in regional Australia and what effects it has had for the local teaching community. It’s a story of local empowerment and overcoming the tyranny of distance that is the Aussie countryside. Host: Amy Cotton, Teacher Learning Network.

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Episode 3 Judith Page

Educationally Sound features discussions with interesting and prominent people in the field of education in Australia.

Judith Page is the Director of Teacher Accreditation at the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). In this episode Judith gives the audience insight into current work in accreditation being undertaken by NESA. She also talks about her career pathway to one of the more senior roles in NSW education and the various issues facing women in leadership positions. This is the first episode in our Women in Education Leadership series that will continue intermittently over the next year. Host: Amy Cotton, Teacher Learning Network

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Episode 2 Rebecca Ross

Educationally Sound features discussions with interesting and prominent people in the field of education in Australia.

Rebecca Ross, Accreditation Advisor, Leadership and High Performance Directorate, NSW Department of Education, works with teachers to demonstrate their practice against the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. In this conversation she shares insight into her background experiences and her current work, and how they continue to inform her practice as a teacher. A strong advocate for volunteering, Rebecca considers how the English Teachers Association NSW helped shape her professional practice. Host: Amy Cotton, Teacher Learning Network.

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Episode 1 AEU Principals Conference (Inclusivity) 27-28 April 2017

Educationally Sound features discussions with interesting and prominent people in the field of education in Australia

The Australian Education Union Victorian Branch’s 2017 principal conference was on the topic of inclusivity. In this episode, Teacher Learning Network interviews Gill Callister, Secretary Victorian Department of Education, conference delegates (Pauline Barker, Greensborough College; Terry Bennett, Melba College; Vincent Sicari, Eltham High School; Karen Terry, St Helena Secondary College) and conference organiser David Tyson, Professional Learning Manager, AEU Victorian Branch. Topics include the nature of inclusivity and the work currently being undertaken by several schools in Victoria. Discussion turns to annual implementation plans and how these have been used to push an agenda of greater inclusivity. Host: Amy Cotton, TLN.

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