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About This Show
John Catterson (@jfcatto) and Pete Whiting (@mr_van_w) are two Australian Flipped Educators. Together they talk education, pedagogy and current practice.
Find more of Pete and John:
Website - www.catfisheducation.com
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MrCattersonScience
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/PWhiting.
Most Recent Episode
TTT Epsode 54: The Importance of a School and the Lack of Importance of an ATAR
3 days ago
This week Pete (@mr_van_w) calls on Eddie Woo to reaffirm the importance of schools and the importance of relationships within those schools. John (@jfcatto) has a look at some new research that shows the ATAR is about as relevant as we thought but much less so than most students or parents realise. Pete: Raising a child is mission impossible. That's why it takes a school. - Eddie Woo (@mrwootube) https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/07/raising-a-child-is-mission-impossible-thats-why-it-takes-a-school John: ATAR relevance questioned as report finds fewer students admitted based on rank - Shalailah Medhora http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-21/atar-relevance-under-fire-as-report-says-fewer-students-admitted/9569052 ATARs losing relevance for university admission but students are still hooked - Megan O'Connell http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-21/university-admissions-atar-is-outdated/9567862 A quarter of grads think their uni courses are useless, survey finds - Shalailah Medhora http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/quarter-uni-grads-think-course-useless/9312446
Rated 5 out of
Great discussions about teaching
Excellent discussion by two connected educators about what they're reading/learning about. A fine addition to anyone's PLN. Entertaining as well.
Date published: 2016-12-05