12 episodes

What are the big questions in education today - and what does leadership have to do with it?
Join us for conversations with educational thought leaders from Australia and around the world as they discuss the work that drives and inspires them.
This podcast explores a diverse range of views and perspectives through the lens of educational leadership and its impact on learners and communities.

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What are the big questions in education today - and what does leadership have to do with it?
Join us for conversations with educational thought leaders from Australia and around the world as they discuss the work that drives and inspires them.
This podcast explores a diverse range of views and perspectives through the lens of educational leadership and its impact on learners and communities.

    12 - Neil Barker defines leadership as a lifelong learning journey

    12 - Neil Barker defines leadership as a lifelong learning journey

    What are the fundamental skills for successful leadership in education? 

    Neil Barker discusses the value of leaders continuing their own learning journeys, the meaning of true collaboration, and the importance of a clear leadership vision.

    • 33 min
    11 - Joanne Quinn unpacks whole-system change

    11 - Joanne Quinn unpacks whole-system change

    How can we change our education systems to give young people the skills they need to become global citizens? Joanne Quinn talks about the key drivers for transforming learning to prepare students for the future.

    • 27 min
    10 - Baroness Susan Greenfield explores the neuroscience of teaching, learning and digital technology

    10 - Baroness Susan Greenfield explores the neuroscience of teaching, learning and digital technology

    How do school leaders get the most out of technology for their teachers and students? Baroness Susan Greenfield knows the brain evolves with every experience. And while technology can be a positive learning tool, its impact on the brain and a young person’s sense of identity still needs further exploration.

    • 33 min
    09 - Dr Barbara Blackburn uses rigour to motivate and engage

    09 - Dr Barbara Blackburn uses rigour to motivate and engage

    Rigour involves raising expectations and teaching and learning to the highest level. Dr Barbara Blackburn explores the building blocks of motivation and how teachers can implement them in their classroom to create a rigorous learning environment.

    • 29 min
    08 - Richard Gerver links leadership, passion and purpose in education

    08 - Richard Gerver links leadership, passion and purpose in education

    How can school leaders empower parents, students and staff to create sustained positive change? Richard Gerver talks about creating the conditions for excellence and enthusiasm within school communities.

    • 34 min
    07 – Debbie Pushor champions family stories in schools

    07 – Debbie Pushor champions family stories in schools

    Parent engagement is one of the strongest predictors of a child's success in school. But what does it look like in an already busy curriculum? 

    Debbie Pushor explores the high impact teaching strategies of family-centric schools. 

    • 39 min

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