Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership

Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership


Latest Episodes

Teacher tales: the art and joy of teaching literacy (with a regional focus)
June 06, 2024

In this episode Carol Hodgson (Department of Education, regional) and 2022 Teaching Excellence Program (TEP) alumni Melissa Pavey fromSouth Street Primary School in Moeand Cathy Buchanan-Hagen fromHamlyn Banks Primary School in Geelongdiscuss all thin

Teacher tales: debunking the myths about teaching gifted students
May 12, 2024

Join TEP alumni Kimberly Silva (Mount Rowan Secondary College) and Dr Christine Lambrianidis (Suzanne Cory High School) as they tackle myths about gifted students in the classroom. Recorded before the 2023 Year 12 exams, this episode aims to dismantle mis

Leadership excellence - Executive Class Principal experiences, challenges and positive impact
April 28, 2024

In this episode, Academy Principal in Residence Justine Smyth is joined by executive class principals Gail Hardman and Prue Pisani who currently work in Differentiated Support School Improvement [DSSI] in the Northwest Victorian Region. Prue Pisani commen

Instructional Coaching and getting to know Dr Jim Knight
April 14, 2024

Hosted by Academy Principal in Residence Simone Eirth, this episode delves into all things instructional coaching with internationally recognised thought leader Dr Jim Knight. This is a great episode for principals, assistant principals and aspiring sch

Viviane Robinson and the Academy Leadership Excellence Framework
April 07, 2024

Academy Principals in Residence, Kendra and Simone, have been working on embedding the Academy Leadership Excellence Framework (ALEF) and to develop resources for schools to foster excellence in educational leadership. In our latest podcast episode they

Autism and inclusion with the ‘I CAN’ network
March 27, 2024

Principals in Residence Samantha Jeacle and Justine Mackey are joined by Chris Varney and Rachael Hamilton of the I CAN Network. In this episode, they discuss practical ways educators can support students with autism in the classroom. Chris and Rachael pr

Partnering with parents – how to talk about mathematics with ACER’s Dr Sarah Buckley
March 06, 2024

This episode is 3 of 3.Valuing maths positively impacts student learning outcomes and determines whether a student will continue to engage with maths at school and beyond. This episode discusses a particular type of maths utility value and the resear

Improving student perceptions of maths: the importance of personal connection with ACER’s Dr Sarah Buckley
March 06, 2024

This episode is 2 of 3. Valuing maths positively impacts student learning outcomes and determines whether a student will continue to engage with maths at school and beyond. This episode is hosted by Teaching Excellence Program Master Teacher Emma Moore a

Maths anxiety – how to support secondary students with ACER’s Dr Sarah Buckley
March 06, 2024

This is episode 1 of 3. Maths anxiety is an emotion experienced by students all over Australia and can significantly impact learning. Hosted by Head of Mathematics at Albert Park College and Teaching Excellence Program (TEP) Alumni Rachael Gore, this epi

Leading from the middle
February 28, 2024

Attention all school middle leaders! Hosted by 2023 Academy Principal in Residence Greg Lacey, this episode features EC by Go1 CEO Dave Faulkner and learning designer and facilitator Glenn Solomons. In this episode Greg, Dave and Glenn cover all things

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