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A dynamic behind the scenes look at how school leaders across the Asia Pacific region deal with the rapidly developing technological age. Those leading the change take you on a passionate, inspirational and honest journey through the planning, implementation and evaluation of classroom technology. It's a chance to celebrate these forward thinking, hard working leaders and ensure their stories are preserved forever.

A dynamic behind the scenes look at how school leaders across the Asia Pacific region deal with the rapidly developing technological age. Those leading the change take you on a passionate, inspirational and honest journey through the planning, implementation and evaluation of classroom technology. It's a chance to celebrate these forward thinking, hard working leaders and ensure their stories are preserved forever.
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A dynamic behind the scenes look at how school leaders across the Asia Pacific region deal with the rapidly developing technological age. Those leading the change take you on a passionate, inspirational and honest journey through the planning, implementation and evaluation of classroom technology. It's a chance to celebrate these forward thinking, hard working leaders and ensure their stories are preserved forever.

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Episodes

Episode 14: Measuring the Impact of Coding

10/20/2018
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We meet two schools in the United States that are involved in some exciting research on coding. Join Dr Doreatha White - Principal of Berkley Campostella Early Childhood Centre in Norfolk, Virginia and Dr Michelle Schmitz - Principal of EPiC Elementary in Liberty, Missouri as they take you on a fascinating journey about how the coding curriculum is developed at their schools and how they are measuring the impact of it. We also hear from EPiC's Blended Learning Coach Susan Maynor & second...

Duration:00:23:43

Episode 13: Implementing the Digitech Curriculum

7/12/2018
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For the first time in a long, a new subject area has been added to the Australian curriculum. The Digital Technologies Curriculum will become compulsory in all Australian schools by 2020. So exactly was is it, how can teachers implement it and apply it to the context of their school? We get some expert advice from Head of Innovation at Oakleigh State School in Queensland, Nicola Flanagan and Director of Learning Technologies at Corpus Christi College in Western Australia, Daniel Budd.

Episode 13: Implementing the Digitech Curriculum

7/12/2018
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For the first time in a long, a new subject area has been added to the Australian curriculum. The Digital Technologies Curriculum will become compulsory in all Australian schools by 2020. So exactly was is it, how can teachers implement it and apply it to the context of their school? We get some expert advice from Head of Innovation at Oakleigh State School in Queensland, Nicola Flanagan and Director of Learning Technologies at Corpus Christi College in Western Australia, Daniel Budd.

Duration:00:29:06

Episode 12: Supporting creativity

6/6/2018
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Some great ideas to support teachers to infuse creativity into their classrooms everyday. We bring you more from learning consultant Shaun Kirkwood & art teacher Brittany Morgan. Learn about 'Appy Hour' & 'Pub PD' as well how to develop creative communities. Then we head to Bertram Primary School in Perth, Western Australia which supports staff to teach creativity through a school-based iPad Coaching Program. Bertram's I-C-T coordinator Angela Laverty explains the program and shares the...

Duration:00:25:31

Episode 11: Unleashing creativity

5/24/2018
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Fostering creativity in students is one of the most important roles of an educator. But how do you embrace creativity in the classroom every day and give kids the skills to become the next generation of innovators, artist and creators? Learning consultant Shaun Kirkwood and art teacher Brittany Morgan share their ideas and we head to the United States for the first time to visit Terence C. Reilly School No. 7 in New Jersey, where principal Ted Panagopoulos explains how creativity is nurtured...

Episode 10: Preserving language

5/2/2018
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Sister Tess Ward is a remarkable nun, teacher and linguist who has dedicated her life to preserving indigenous languages. Armed with a wonderful sense of humour and passion for her work, join Sister Tess as she shares her journey 'From Jelly Pad to iPad'. To date, she's published more than 200 iBooks in indigenous languages and all up has spent more than 14 years teaching students in the remote community of Wadeye on the top of Australia's Northern Territory.

Special thanks

12/20/2017
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A big thanks to everyone who shared their fantastic and inspirational stories with us in 2017. Leading Change: The Technology in Schools podcast will be back in a few months with more episodes and a whole bunch of new leaders to meet, so make sure you stay subscribed. If you’ve got a moment, we’d be really grateful if you could leave a rating and review in iTunes.

Duration:00:01:10

Episode 9: Flipped learning

12/10/2017
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Meet two digital learning experts from South Australia - Jeremy LeCornu and Aimee Shattock. Their passion is combining technology with collaborative, student-centered learning. It's often referred to as 'flipped learning', but as you'll find out it's so much more. Jeremy & Aimee share the benefits of transforming teaching and learning with video and explain how reversing the traditional classroom empowers students. Learn why video content is so important and get a great insight into how...

Duration:00:32:52

Episode 8: Accessibility for all

11/15/2017
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Making a classroom accessible for all students can often be seen a big challenge. But it doesn't have to be. Knowing how to use the tools you already have in the right way and appealing to students' special interests and passions are a great start. In this episode we're joined by two inspirational accessibility experts, who are dedicated to creating educational best practice for children and young people with special learning needs in the digital space. Deputy principal of Aspect Hunter...

Duration:00:31:19

Episode 7: The DeLorean Project

7/26/2017
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We find out why Wednesday is the favourite day of the school week for Year 10 students at Glasshouse Christian College on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. It's the day dedicated to the DeLorean Project, headed by Dean of Studies, Rob Steffler. Teams of students engage in self-directed learning to try to solve problems using an entrepreneurial mindset and technology.

Duration:00:20:05

Episode 6: Measuring success

5/31/2017
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The leadership team at New Zealand's Te Akau ki Papamoa School share the success of their professional development programs. Retired head of St Hilda's on Queensland's Gold Coast, Peter Crawley explains how classroom technology increases the confidence of students. Jakarta Intercultural School's Tim Carr and Elsa Donohue share their thoughts on the difficulty of measuring the impact of technology on learning. And principal of Mt Ousley Public School in New South Wales Peter Holmes looks to...

Duration:00:21:08

Episode 5: Inquiry time

5/14/2017
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Elementary principal of Jakarta Intercultural School Elsa Donohue explains how the school developed its inquiry based learning program, itime. Principal of Ringwood North Primary School in Melbourne Mike Green describes the school's challenge based learning program. We get a taste of how New Zealand's Te Akau Ki Papamoa Primary Schools uses coding and virtual reality to enhance student learning. ICT specialist Trevor Galbraith shares how he transformed the digital device programs at both...

Duration:00:28:41

Episode 4: Owning learning

4/16/2017
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We head to New Zealand to Te Akau ki Papamoa Primary School where principal Bruce Jepsen shares inspiring stories about how students use technology to own their learning. The Head of Jakarta Intercultural School Tim Carr is back to explain the school's five dreams and how he shaped the 1:1 digital device program there. And principal of Mt Ousley Public School Peter Holmes returns to talk about how the school uses the iPad and MacBook Pro to make learning exciting.

Episode 3: Learning differently

3/30/2017
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Beginning in Indonesia at Jakarta Intercultural School, we hear from head of school Tim Carr and elementary school principal Elsa Donohue. They share powerful stories about how technology helps students with diverse learning needs and encourages learning differently. We hear more about Corpus Christi College in Western Australia and its "classrooms with no boundaries" philosophy from former director of learning technologies Trevor Galbraith. And retired head of St Hilda's on Queensland's...

Duration:00:25:24

Episode 2: Empowering students

3/6/2017
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Former director of Learning Technologies at Corpus Christi College in Western Australia Trevor Galbraith explains how he built a top class ICT support team. We return to Mt Ousley Public School in New South Wales, where principal Peter Holmes shares the vision for the school’s digital device journey. Former principal of St Hilda’s in Queensland Peter Crawley explains the school’s wireless network and ICT professional development opportunities. And founder of makelearningbetter.com and former...

Duration:00:22:37

Episode 1: Saved by technology

2/6/2017
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Principal of Mount Ousley Public School in New South Wales, Peter Holmes explores the benefits of digital devices on student learning. Former Head of School at St Hilda's in Queensland, Peter Crawley shares the school's extraordinary iTunes U success. Former principal of Mark Oliphant College in South Australia, Lynne Symons explains how the school's digital device program got off the ground. And principal of Ringwood North Primary School in Victoria, Mike Green shares how he works with...

Duration:00:24:54