Podcasts

School Improvement Episode 8: Professional autonomy with Brian Caldwell
School Improvement Episode 8: Professional autonomy with Brian Caldwell

Teacher sat down with Professor Brian Caldwell to discuss his new book The Autonomy Premium, which explores the link between student achievement and autonomy in school management.

The Research Files Episode 23: Bias in grading
The Research Files Episode 23: Bias in grading

Are teachers ever influenced by bias when it comes to grading student work? This is the focus of a new report from researchers at the University of New England. Professor John Malouff joins Teacher to discuss the findings.

Teaching Methods: Engineering Part 2 with Lyn English
Teaching Methods: Engineering Part 2 with Lyn English

Professor Lyn English chats to Teacher editor Jo Earp about the Engineering Design Process learning framework, the steps involved in the process, and the role of the teacher in scaffolding learning.

The Research Files Episode 22: Positive relationships and classroom behaviour
The Research Files Episode 22: Positive relationships and classroom behaviour

A new study has found that positive teacher-student relationships at age 10 can significantly reduce problem classroom behaviours, and the effects last for up to four years. Teacher talks to lead author Dr Ingrid Obsuth.

Teaching Methods: Engineering Part 1 with Lyn English
Teaching Methods: Engineering Part 1 with Lyn English

Teacher magazine talks to Professor in STEM Education Lyn English about the importance of Engineering in the primary years and resources to support teachers in the classroom.

Action Research Episode 2: Four teachers, 120 learners
Action Research Episode 2: Four teachers, 120 learners

Three years ago, Nikki Urlich and her colleagues redesigned the teaching and learning of maths at their New Zealand school. The ‘Modern Maths’ program brings together 120 learners and a team of four teachers in an innovative learning environment.

The Research Files Episode 21: The impact of Snapchat in education settings
The Research Files Episode 21: The impact of Snapchat in education settings

Teacher talks to University of New England academics Dr Jennifer Charteris and Dr Sue Gregory about their research that looks at the impact of the messaging app Snapchat in education settings, and how schools are responding to issues such as cyber bullying and sexting.

Global Education Episode 9: Classroom wellbeing in Denmark
Global Education Episode 9: Classroom wellbeing in Denmark

Dr Kevin Anthony Perry talks to Teacher magazine about a collaborative research project exploring classroom wellbeing in Denmark.

The Research Files Episode 20: Recruitment and retention of Indigenous educators
The Research Files Episode 20: Recruitment and retention of Indigenous educators

Teacher speaks to Peter Johnson about efforts to improve the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educators in Australian schools.

Global Education Episode 8: FabLabs and makerspaces with Jaymes Dec
Global Education Episode 8: FabLabs and makerspaces with Jaymes Dec

Teacher speaks to New York educator Jaymes Dec about school FabLabs, pop-up makerspaces and the open-source Nerdy Derby.