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All the latest news, views and ideas about independent education from Victoria, Australia.

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    • Education
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

All the latest news, views and ideas about independent education from Victoria, Australia.

    S2 Ep12 – The health risks of vaping for young people, with Dr Sandro Demaio, and how to recharge your personal batteries, with Meg Durham

    S2 Ep12 – The health risks of vaping for young people, with Dr Sandro Demaio, and how to recharge your personal batteries, with Meg Durham

    VicHealth CEO, Dr. Sandro Demaio talks with Mike Broadstock about the health risks of vaping for young people, well-being expert Meg Durham chats with Shane Green about what students, parents and teachers who are feeling run down can do to keep their personal batteries charged, and Year 8 Presbyterian Ladies College student Katherine Lam's step-by-step guide on How to Belong.

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    • 32 min
    S2 Ep11 – Social Emotional Learning with Louka Parry and Sustainability Education at Beaconhills

    S2 Ep11 – Social Emotional Learning with Louka Parry and Sustainability Education at Beaconhills

    Natalie Moutafis talks with The Learning Future founder Louka Parry about the importance of social emotional learning (SEL) in educating our children, Mike Broadstock talks with ResourceSmart Secondary School Teacher of the Year, Clare Tuohy, about the sustainability programs at Beaconhills College, and why they are so important for students, and Year 11 Alice Miller School student Ruby Wiggins shares The Thrill of the Theatre.

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    • 33 min
    S2 Ep10 – Spring holiday special

    S2 Ep10 – Spring holiday special

    In this special episode for the Spring holiday, we revisit the conversation Natalie Moutafis had with author and psychologist Megan de Beyer about the benefits for families in getting back to nature, and Carey Baptist Grammar School prep student Emerson Pitman recites her award-winning poem 'Who Loves Spring?'.

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    • 18 min
    S2 Ep9 – The Duke of Edinburgh's Award explained, our winning student poets, and a song of hope

    S2 Ep9 – The Duke of Edinburgh's Award explained, our winning student poets, and a song of hope

    Michelle Green and Shane Green celebrate the young poets who took part in this year's student poetry competition, Mike Broadstock learns more about the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award with Johanna Leitch and Lillian Henderson, and Year 7 Harkaway Hills College student Grace Sudjono recites her award-winning Song of Hope.

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    • 27 min
    S2 Ep8 – Getting kids to opt back into life and helping them stay safe online

    S2 Ep8 – Getting kids to opt back into life and helping them stay safe online

    Shane Green talks with leading clinical psychologist Dr. Andrew Fuller about encouraging young people who have opted out of challenging situations since the pandemic to opt back in. Natalie Moutafis talks with Senior Education Trainer from eSafety, Greg Gebhart, about how parents and schools can help students have more positive experiences online. 

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    • 27 min
    S2 Ep7 – Helping great teachers grow and ending the coward punch

    S2 Ep7 – Helping great teachers grow and ending the coward punch

    Mike Broadstock learns about the work that the Pat Cronin Foundation does in schools to help end the coward punch with Pat's father, Matt Cronin, and Natalie Moutafis speaks with Haileybury master teacher Clare Mackie about the Teaching Excellence Program at the Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership.

    You can find transcripts and links to what we discussed on our podcast page. Please connect with ISV on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn.   

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Kirgaarden ,

Great guests

Not just for educators. Parents with young kids will love the conversations and the wide range of guests.

classroom-dad ,

Something for everyone

Love the blend of guests - not just about schools but great ideas about parenting.

Mum_to_2 ,

Diverse range of topics

Such an interesting and diverse range of topics covered. Love that as a parent there are topics for me but also insight into schools and educators point of view.

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