COVID-19 – catalyst for change or a retreat to the past?

In this episode of Talking Teaching, Professor Jim Watterston, Dean of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, and Professor Yong Zhao discuss the education system post-COVID-19 and question whether the role of education should be more than simply preparing students for the workforce. Yong Zhao is Professor of Educational Leadership at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education and Foundation Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas School of Education.

Presenter: Genevieve Costigan

Guest speakers:

  • Professor Jim Watterston, Dean, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Jong Zhao - Educational Leadership, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne and Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Education, University of Kansas

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