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Staff spotlight

Dr Louisa Peralta speaks about her teaching areas in physical education and professional practice. She describes her research and involvement in a large research project funded by ARC which looks at ways to increase activity levels in physical education lessons.

Staff spotlight

Associate Lecturer Catherine Smyth speaks about her teaching area in HSIE K - 6 and her research area and interests in how primary teachers develop epistemic fluency. She talks about how she introduces and encourages the benefits of social networking to engage with the broader educational community.

Staff spotlight

Lecturer Catherine Burgess speaks about her research interests in the areas of Aboriginal education, cultural diversity, social justice and how that becomes a part of teacher professional learning. She talks about her teaching in Aboriginal curriculum methods and professional practice in the block programs.

Raewyn Connell

RSF S2, 2014 keynote

Professor Raewyn Connell presents her keynote speech at the semester 2 Research Students Forum 2014, titled "Research and the politics of knowledge formation". In this speech she encourages researchers to take a larger and more sophisticated view of knowledge formation.

Staff spotlight

John Hobson speaks about his focus in Indigenous languages revival in Australia and the provision of teacher education in Indigenous languages education. He talks about how graduates move on to be teachers and also to become leaders in the Indigenous Language revival movement in Australia.

Staff spotlight

Associate Professor Janette Bobis speaks about her area of teaching in mathematics education and her research focus in student engagement and motivation. She talks about how her students learn about teaching through teaching in the courses which integrate working with local primary schools.

Staff spotlight

Associate Professor Donna O’Connor speaks about her role as a teacher, co-ordinator and researcher in the areas of sports coaching and human movement and health education. She talks about her interests and current research project in understanding decision making in gameplay.

Staff spotlight

Associate Professor Alyson Simpson, speaks about her work in the area of English literacy education with preservice teacher education students. She talks about the variety of career options available to students and her research interests in the role of children's literature in teacher education.

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Maths as a gateway to learning

Successful Learning Conference 2014 keynote speaker Dr David Chard interviewed on Radio National's Life Matters program speaking about how to use mathematics as a teaching tool.

Democracy, inclusion and education: differing perspectives from canada - part 1

Democracy, inclusion and education - part 1

Part 1 of "Democracy, inclusion and education: differing perspectives from Canada" presented by Professor Ratna Ghosh from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Democracy, inclusion and education: differing perspectives from canada - part 2

Democracy, inclusion and education - part 2

Part 2 of "Democracy, inclusion and education: differing perspectives from Canada" presented by Professor Ratna Ghosh from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Staff spotlight

Dr Jon Callow speaks about his areas of teaching in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs particularly in the areas of English and literacy education and digital media. His current research has been looking at visual literacy in the classroom.

Staff spotlight

Dr Kellie Burns talks about her work in the area of health education and professional practice and the often sensitive topics that are difficult to teach in schools. She covers the areas where her students have chosen career paths and her current research projects.

Staff spotlight

Dr Lesley Laing from the social work and policies study program, speaks about her area of teaching and research in violence against women and children and the relevance of this area in all fields of social work.

Staff spotlight

Dr Lina Markauskaite speaks about her field of research in the learning sciences, her favourite area of teaching: the learning and change systems view, the careers of her students and her passion for always being ready to learn.

Staff spotlight

Director of Professional Experience Dr Tony Loughland speaks about developments in his area: professional learning and teaching. He also highlights the great work of our education graduates, many of whom become mentors to the next generation of teachers.

Staff spotlight

Dr Ruth Fielding speaks about her work in the languages education section of teacher education programs at the Faculty of Education and Social Work, the careers of her students, her research in language and literacy programs and what she feels is important to her in Australia today.

Staff spotlight

Dr Wayne Cotton speaks about the different locations around the world to which students have taken their learning experience at the faculty. He talks about one of the subjects he teaches in learning and outdoor education and how it attracts students from around the world and also his area of research into study abroad.

Staff spotlight

Associate Professor Susan Goodwin, speaks about her own research interest in social policy and policy studies, the units of study she teaches, and the career paths of her students.

Narrative inquiry: the arts and learning - part 1

Narrative inquiry: the arts and learning - part 1

A seminar for staff, students and alumni of the Faculty of Education and Social Work that will explore narrative inquiry and how it relates to arts and learning. Followed by discussion and questions and refreshments.

Narrative inquiry: the arts and learning - part 2

Narrative inquiry: the arts and learning - part 2

A seminar for staff, students and alumni of the Faculty of Education and Social Work that will explore narrative inquiry and how it relates to arts and learning. Followed by discussion and questions and refreshments.

Talks

Maurice Saxby on children's literature

Maurice Saxby is considered the world's foremost authority on Australian children's literature and a lifelong advocate for enriching young people's engagement in life through literature. This is a rare opportunity to see him 'in conversation' with Professor Geoff Williams.

Artist in residence

Artist in residence – Andrew Upton

Artist-in-Residence, Andrew Upton – playwright, screenwriter, producer and director – will stake the territory of the residency and talk on the importance of the arts in education.

Professor Rob Tierney on channel ten's late news

Dean on Channel Ten's Late News

Dean of the Faculty Professor Rob Tierney has appeared on national television to voice concerns about high-stakes national testing.

Professor Rob Tierney on channel nine's today

Dean on Channel Nine's Today

Dean of the Faculty Professor Rob Tierney has appeared on national television to voice concerns about high-stakes national testing.

EDUH4052 field trip

EDH4052 field trip

2012 learning in outdoor education (EDUH4052) field trip to the Royal National Park and the Blue Mountains.

Education and social work talks

ESW talks 22 Aug 12

On 22 August 2012 the faculty presented one of a series of Education and Social Work Talks with special guest speaker, NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli MP.

Kathy speaks about her experience

Kathy's experience

Kathy shares her experience in initiating and participating in community action, as part of a series of stories about older people and community leadership in the suburb of Glebe. Visit the Glebe community development project website.

Jan speaks about her experience

Jan's experience

Jan shares her experience in initiating and participating in community action, as part of a series of stories about older people and community leadership in the suburb of Glebe. Visit the Glebe community development project website.

Max speaks about his experience

Max's experience

Max shares his experience in initiating and participating in community action, as part of a series of stories about older people and community leadership in the suburb of Glebe. Visit the Glebe community development project website.

Marla speaks about her experience

Marla's experience

Marla shares her experience in initiating and participating in community action, as part of a series of stories about older people and community leadership in the suburb of Glebe. Visit the Glebe community development project website.

Roelof speaks about his experience

Roelof's experience

Roleof shares his experience in initiating and participating in community action, as part of a series of stories about older people and community leadership in the suburb of Glebe. Visit the Glebe community development project website.

The Design and Assessment of 21st Century Learning Environments

Design & Assessment in the 21st Century"

Assistant Professor Erica Rosenfeld Halverson and Professor Richard Halverson of the University of Wisconsin, Madison present: "The Design and Assessment of 21st Century Learning Environments", as part of the Seminar Series on the Sciences and Technologies of Learning - June 20th, 2012.

Jude Irwin

The State of Social Work

ESW alumna and Professor of Social Work and Social Justice Jude Irwin presented the inaugural event in the new Education & Social Work TALKS series. Irwin comments on The State of Social Work by giving a short lecture followed by an ‘in conversation’ with Professor Carolyn Noble in which they explore the current issues facing the field.

Turning the tide: authors

Turning the tide

Writers Larissa Behrendt, Lionel Fogarty, Ali Cobby Eckermann and chair Peter Minter discussed the state of Indigenous Australian literature at a special event in association with the Sydney Writers’ Festival. The panel considered the role of literature in education, literacy, and the place of Indigenous women in literature and read from their own work.

Lecturer gives Gonski thumbs-up

Lecturer gives Gonski thumbs-up

Lecturer in education, Dr Helen Proctor, provided views of ABC News 24’s program The Drum with expert analysis of the Gonski Review of Funding for Schooling.

Stop measuring; start fixing!

Stop measuring; start fixing!

Professor Johanna Wyn and Dr Dorothy Bottrell talk about governments measuring predictors of failure among Australian schoolchildren at the fourth colloquium in the Education Heresies series.

Staying at school until 17 not good for all

Staying at school until 17 not good for all

Professor Groundwater-Smith talks about research on the economic benefit of keeping children in school for longer at the third colloquium in the Education Heresies series.

Testing schools fails students and teachers

Testing schools fails students and teachers

Professor of Education Peter Reimann talks about the effect of compiling 'league tables' for schools that are based on single-global-testing regimes at the second colloquium in the Education Heresies series.

You don't know what you've got until it's gone

You don't know what you've got until it's gone

Professor Geoffrey Sherington talks about the effect that the reintroduction of state aid for non-government schools has had on Australian public education at the first colloquium in the Education Heresies series.

Drama-in-schools initiative reported nationally

Drama-in-schools initiative reported nationally

The report that screened on ABC TV of Professor Robyn Ewing’s partnership with Sydney Theatre Company, bringing actors into classrooms.

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Libby Gleeson's writing workshop

Writer-in-residence Libby Gleeson’s writing workshop

Follow Gleeson through a creative writing workshop for students, staff, alumni and friends. It can also be used as a guide to begin your own writing practice.

Scholarships & prizes evening 2011 (FULL)

Scholarships & prizes evening 2011 (FULL)

The full video of the scholarships and prizes night with all award winners.

Scholarships & prizes evening 2011

Interviews from scholarships & prizes evening 2011

Several award recipients and benefactors were asked how they felt about their part in making the event a success.

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Linda Darling-Hammond
Lessons from the US

As the US experiences significant 'educational reform', Darling-Hammond provides us with insights into lessons from the US which could make all the difference to our future.

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Charlotte talks about her poster and viva voce

Final year BEd Primary students discuss their professional development and viva voce, as part of a professional experience coursework unit.

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Dave talks about his poster and viva voce

Final year BEd Primary students discuss their professional development and viva voce, as part of a professional experience coursework unit.

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Jodie talks about her poster and viva voce

Final year BEd Primary students discuss their professional development and viva voce, as part of a professional experience coursework unit.

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Joel talks about his poster and viva voce

Final year BEd Primary students discuss their professional development and viva voce, as part of a professional experience coursework unit.

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Riza talks about her poster and viva voce

Final year BEd Primary students discuss their professional development and viva voce, as part of a professional experience coursework unit.

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Stephanie talks about her poster and viva voce

Final year BEd Primary students discuss their professional development and viva voce, as part of a professional experience coursework unit.

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Students give advice on academic writing

Khadine gives the student perspective and offers various tips to first year students on developing academic writing skills.

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Staff give advice on academic writing – p.1

Helen Drury from the Learning Centre gives advice on the challenges of and support available for academic writing skills.

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Staff give advice on academic writing – p.2

Helen Drury from the Learning Centre gives advice on strategies to use in academic writing and different writing genres.

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Staff give advice on time management – p.1

Erin O’Brien from the Learning Centre gives advice on challenges and support for time management and planning.

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Staff give advice on time management – p.2

Erin O’Brien from the Learning Centre gives advice on strategies to use in time management and planning.

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Khadine’s social experience

Khadine tells of her experience as a student representative and her social engagement at university.

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Karina’s social experience

Karina tells of her experience as a student representative and participating in EDSOC and the revue.

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Gideon's first year experience

Gideon gives his perspective on what was challenging about first year and rewarding about coming to university.

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Chely's first year experience

Chely gives her perspective on what was challenging about first year and rewarding about coming to university.

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Karina's first year experience

Karina gives her perspective on what was challenging about first year and rewarding about coming to university.

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Lizzie's first year experience

Lizzie gives her perspective on what was challenging about first year and rewarding about coming to university.

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Khadine's first year experience

Khadine gives her perspective on what was challenging about first year and rewarding about coming to university.

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Students give advice on groupwork

Students give their perspective and offer tips to first year students on how to develop and apply skills in group work.

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Staff give advice on presentations

Associate Professor Michael Anderson from the Faculty of Education & Social Work gives advice on presentation skills.

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Students give advice on presentations

Students give their perspective and offer tips to first year students on how to develop and apply presentation skills.

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Interview with Dr Bill Andersen AM

In celebration of the centenary of the Faculty of Education,
Professor Geoff Sherington interviews Dr Bill Andersen AM about the history of the faculty and his experiences.

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Interview with Dr David Dufty AM

In celebration of the centenary of the Faculty of Education,
Dr David Smith interviews Dr David Dufty AM about the history of the faculty and his experiences.

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Interview with Margaret Killin

In celebration of the centenary of the Faculty of Education,
Dr Susan Groundwater-Smith interviews Margaret Killin about the history of the faculty and her experiences.

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Interview with Dr Ray Debus

In celebration of the centenary of the Faculty of Education,
Professor Peter Freebody interviews Dr Ray Debus about the history of the faculty and his experiences.

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David Berliner interview

Arizona State University Regents Professor in Education Emeritus David C. Berliner delivered a controversial keynote speech. Later, he was asked his opinion of national student testing.

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Collaborative learning design

Marcia C. Linn of Berkeley, Yael Kali of the Israel Institute of Technology, and Peter Goodyear of the University of Sydney, talk about research on collaborative design in education.

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Celebrating 100 years of education

In celebration of a centenary of education on 2010, students, staff and faculty express their impressions and congratulations to all who have been a part of education.

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Learning with computational models

CoCo talks about software which allows students to create and interact with models and simulations that allow them to experience systems in ways they never could before.

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ICT in the Classroom: Integration and teacher training

Experts and researchers in the field of ICT and education tackle some of the big questions around the integration of ICT in schools.

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Pathways into the Bachelor of Social Work

Social work attracts people from diverse backgrounds and cultures but the common motivation is the desire to make a difference in the lives of others.

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Unique course content in the Bachelor of Social Work

Candidates studying social work at Sydney University are taught an innovative curriculum by former social workers with invaluable life experiences.

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Field placements in the Bachelor of Social Work

Field placements in the later stages of the social-work course allow students to put into practice the knowledge they’ve gained about human interactions.