In this episode of Talking Teaching, Professor Jim Watterston, Dean of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE), delves into the details of Australia's teacher crisis. How does the situation differ in rural and urban areas? Is teacher education a problem? Why can't we fast-track people from other jobs into teaching? Why are teachers leaving the profession at a crisis level? What are some solutions for the teaching profession?
- Professor Jim Watterston, Dean, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne
- Professor Larissa McLean Davies, Deputy Dean, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne
- Robert Boucher, Principal of Swifts Creek P-12 School
- Sharon Thompson, Principal of Wilmot Road Primary School
Producers: Podcast Services Australia