Episode 23 – Summer Downtime, Karl’s Homework, Merlino Promises & Information Nights

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In this episode we discussed and cited the following articles and clips:

‘Summer holidays: down time or down to it?’, Julia Proctor, The Age, 15/12/14

‘Leave parents alone!’, video, Xavier Bloomer, 29th January 2015, viewed 5/2/15

‘Victoria’s Minister for Education tackles education malaise’, Geoff Maslen, The Age, 2/2/15

Episode 11 – School Councils, Work Programs, Timetables & Playground Injuries

In this episode we referenced the following articles and documents:

‘Parents get new powers to judge principals’ – Farrah Tomazin, The Age

Sample Work Program from a current teacher work planner

TeachMeetMelbourne – Saturday September 6th, 10am-1pm, The Geelong College

Episode 6 – DLTV, Laptop Leases, Extra Curricular Conundrums & Teacher Blunders

Links discussed in this week’s episode:

Teachers sue over having to lease laptops from Education Department – By Jewel Topsfield, The Age

Should teachers have to pay for the technology they use? – By Rich Lambert, April 2013

Education Conferences – some thoughts and ideas –  By Kynan Robinson, July 2014

How to follow a #Hashtag chat in Twitter (thanks to Riss Leung for the share)