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 43 – Stress Levels, Emotional Workloads, Dumb Teachers? & Flipping The Bird

In Episode 43, the following articles and posts were cited and discussed:

‘VCE Anxiety: Our kids are worried sick about school’, Mandy Squires, Geelong Advertiser, 14/10/15, viewed 14/10/15

‘The emotional workload of teachers is too often ignored’, Jean Hopman & Pat Drake, The Conversation, 6/10/15, viewed 11/10/15

‘Teachers Aren’t Dumb’, Daniel T. Willingham, The New York Times, 8/9/15, viewed 12/10/15

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