Episode 45 – ‘Psychological Contracts’, Student Absence, Laptop Verdicts & Service Slip-ups

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

‘Primary school kids missing years of schooling’, Timna Jacks, The Age, 6/11/15, viewed 6/11/15

‘Education department illegally charges teachers for laptops’, Timna Jacks, The Age, 6/11/15, viewed 6/11/15

Episode 22 – Home Readers, Swimming Abilities, Enter Scores & 1st Day Trials

Welcome back to the 2 Regular Teachers podcast for 2015!

In this episode we discussed and cited the following articles:

‘Ditch the home readers – real books are better for your child’, Ryan Spencer, The Conversation, 23/1/15

‘Three out of five children leaving primary school can’t swim shock statistics reveal’, Alana Schetzer, The Age, 20/12/14

‘Lament over standards as aspiring teachers flop literacy’, Wes Hosking, Herald Sun, 1/1/15

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