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Bastow Educational Leadership podcast

Bastow Educational Leadership podcast

By Bastow
What are the big questions in education today - and what does leadership have to do with it?
Join us for conversations with educational thought leaders from Australia and around the world as they discuss the work that drives and inspires them.
This podcast explores a diverse range of views and perspectives through the lens of educational leadership and its impact on learners and communities.
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12 - Neil Barker defines leadership as a lifelong learning journey
What are the fundamental skills for successful leadership in education?  Neil Barker discusses the value of leaders continuing their own learning journeys, the meaning of true collaboration, and the importance of a clear leadership vision.
December 10, 2019
11 - Joanne Quinn unpacks whole-system change
How can we change our education systems to give young people the skills they need to become global citizens? Joanne Quinn talks about the key drivers for transforming learning to prepare students for the future.
November 11, 2019
10 - Baroness Susan Greenfield explores the neuroscience of teaching, learning and digital technology
How do school leaders get the most out of technology for their teachers and students? Baroness Susan Greenfield knows the brain evolves with every experience. And while technology can be a positive learning tool, its impact on the brain and a young person’s sense of identity still needs further exploration.
October 8, 2019
09 - Dr Barbara Blackburn uses rigour to motivate and engage
Rigour involves raising expectations and teaching and learning to the highest level. Dr Barbara Blackburn explores the building blocks of motivation and how teachers can implement them in their classroom to create a rigorous learning environment.
September 10, 2019
08 - Richard Gerver links leadership, passion and purpose in education
How can school leaders empower parents, students and staff to create sustained positive change? Richard Gerver talks about creating the conditions for excellence and enthusiasm within school communities.
August 13, 2019
07 – Debbie Pushor champions family stories in schools
Parent engagement is one of the strongest predictors of a child's success in school. But what does it look like in an already busy curriculum?  Debbie Pushor explores the high impact teaching strategies of family-centric schools. 
July 9, 2019
06 – Simon Breakspear says agile schools are self-improving schools
Change is complex, because people are complex. How can educational leaders adapt and respond through the change journey to achieve their intended impact? Simon Breakspear says it’s all about being agile.
June 11, 2019
05 - Viviane Robinson calls for quality conversations
What does effective system leadership look like for schools in an increasingly collaborative world? And how do leaders build good relationships to tackle the ‘tough stuff’ together? Viviane Robinson talks about being Open to Learning™ to build trust and meaningful improvement in schools.
May 14, 2019
04 - Steve Munby celebrates imperfect leadership
It’s not paint-by-numbers, and there’s no rule book – so how do we lead ourselves and others to make the biggest difference in our schools?  Steve Munby talks about power and love and the strength of imperfect leadership.
April 8, 2019
03 - Kathryn Parker Boudett sees beauty in using data wisely
How do we harness the power of data to increase equity in education? Kathy Parker Boudett talks about Data Wise, and helping people to work together to seek the truth through evidence. 
March 11, 2019
02 - Valerie Hannon says we need to question what learning is for
We live in a time of unprecedented change, and thought leader and innovator Valerie Hannon believes our education systems are lagging behind. What future are we preparing our young people for, and how do we lead the transformation necessary for them to thrive? 
January 31, 2019
01 - Tony Mackay knows the power of networks and partnerships
Global educational influencer Tony Mackay talks about the importance of collaboration in driving the ‘good work’ of change. How do we connect with others to do that work collectively?
January 31, 2019