Episode 4: What the rest of the world is noticing about our most effective teachers

What is it the rest of the world is noticing about Australia’s teachers? Ranked as one of the world’s top ten teachers, Rooty Hill humanities teacher Yasodai Selvakumaran talks to Talking Teaching about international interest in the way we engage students in complex problem solving.

And principal turned bureaucrat Bruce Armstrong argues that teachers and policy makers need to be less suspicious of each other. He also says we need a sense of national urgency around attracting and retaining highly capable professionals in teaching.

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Guest speakers:

Yasodai Selvakumaran - ranked in the top ten for the Varkey Foundation’s Global Teaching Prize
Bruce Armstrong - newly retired, former Deputy Secretary, Victorian Department of Education