Episode 66 – Teachers Always ‘On’, Excursion Mishaps, Pre-Service Tests & Beards, Shirts & Shoes

In this first episode for Term 4, 2016 we cited and discussed the following articles:

‘Stressed out and always ‘on”, Janet Marshall, AEU News, Issue 6, September 2016, viewed 16/9/16

Link to the article in ‘Professional Voice’  – a publication of the AEU.

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 34 – Work Drinks, Jihadi Watch Scheme, Reader Trust & Laptop Pyres

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

‘Parent frustration over student-free day after St Bede’s Primary School email error reveals teacher drinks’, Stephen Drill, Herald Sun, 21/5/15, viewed 1/6/15

‘Students, teachers to learn how to spot potential jihadis, under officials’ plan’, Carly Crawford, Sunday Herald Sun, 24/5/15, viewed 1/6/15

‘This Book Is Too Old For You’, Maria Casale, The New York Times, 29/5/15, viewed 31/5/15

Episode 32 – Persuasive Problems, Play Time, Work Loads & Excursion Headaches

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

‘NAPLAN does not have the write stuff’, Emily Frawley, The Age, 11/5/15, viewed 10/5/15

‘This Is What Recess Looks Like Around The World’, Gabriel H. Sanchez, BuzzFeed Books, 21/4/15, viewed 7/5/15

‘Stressed teachers quitting over high workload, Australian Education Union report reveals’, Lauren Wilson, Herald Sun, 10/5/15, viewed 11/5/15

Episode 31 – Standardised Bluffing, Teacher Titles, Work/Life & Educational Fossils

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

‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Standardised Testing (HBO)’, video, vidme, viewed 6/5/15

‘What’s in a name? Quite a bit for pupils addressing teachers’, Amanda Dunn, The Age, 2/5/15, viewed 2/5/15

‘Can teachers ever have a work-life balance?’, Sean Reid, The Guardian, 7/12/11, viewed 27/4/15