Empowered Educators

Tony Mackay, chair of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) on improvement and innovation as a networked ecosystem constructs new knowledge about teaching and learning. Interviewed by Linda Darling Hammond. ...

Randy Wimmer, Vice-Dean & Associate Dean (Academic) at the University of Alberta, describes the community-based aboriginal teacher-ed program he initiated, as well as the challenges of bringing large numbers of teacher candidates into today’s diverse professional contexts. ...

John Hattie, Director of Education Research at the University of Melbourne, describes his efforts to help school leaders analyze the impact on students of teachers' effectiveness in meeting standards. ...

Tony Mackay, chair of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL), describes to Linda Darling-Hammond the various planks of AITSL’s platform for high-quality teaching and leadership, systemwide. (Part 4 of 4) ...

An interview with Michael Victory, Executive Officer of the Teacher Learning Network in Victoria, Australia. Part 1: on the union’s non-profit Teacher Learning Network (TLN), an influential PD provider for Victoria schools. Focuses on 5 aspects: leadership, classroom management, IT, teaching practices, and early childhood. ...