The talking teachers Podcast
Blair Minchin - Primarily creative

Blair Minchin - Primarily creative

December 1, 2020

In this episode we explore how to be creative with one of the best. Blair Minchin is truly amazing in the classroom. If you haven't seen his work on Twitter or Instagram then you are in for a treat when you do!

 

Thank you to Blair for being so giving with his time. We hope you enjoy! 

Phil Beadle - Cultural capital, politics, pedagogy and more!

Phil Beadle - Cultural capital, politics, pedagogy and more!

September 28, 2020

We were kindly given the chance to talk to Phil and jumped at the chance. Throughout his hugely successful career, he has published numerous books and appeared on lots of television shows. 

In this interview, he demonstrates why so many love to read his work and listen to him speak.  

We hope you enjoy and let us know what you think! 

You can find his latest book at https://www.amazon.co.uk/Fascist-Painting-What-Cultural-Capital/dp/1913622177/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+fascist+painting&qid=1601303550&sr=8-1 

 

Episode 24 - Making nurture Secondary nature

Episode 24 - Making nurture Secondary nature

August 8, 2020

Following a brief chat with Kat McGreal at the Shaftesbury Teachmeet, we knew we need to speak to her for longer about her amazing work. It has taken a while but we did it! 

We were also joined by Hayley Jane Liddle, who visited Kat and witnessed her great work, and she talks to us about how she has adapted the model at her School. 

You can read more about Kat's work in her excellent TES article by clicking this link. 

The first five mins or so also introduce a new Podcast The teachers of Tomorrow, and there unique perspective on the world of teaching. 

Please follow us on Twitter and our new Instagram, and let us know what you thought! 

Episode 23- Independent Learners

Episode 23- Independent Learners

June 16, 2020

This episode sees us mulling over the hot topic of independent learners; what do they look like, how we achieve it and how we see this moving forward from Covid-19 and school closures.

We are joined by a returning guest Sam Bury and Vicki Homes (Head of Biology) who have been working on a project exploring this very topic. 

We hope you enjoy it and let us know what you think. 

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Episode 22 - An insight into Coaching with Andy Buck

Episode 22 - An insight into Coaching with Andy Buck

May 15, 2020

We were thrilled to be joined by Andy once again to discuss the wonders of coaching. A common thread running through lots of our episodes is the power of coaching and Andy is the ideal person to explain why. 

Andy has a brilliant new book out called BASIC coaching and it can be found on Amazon.  

We hope you enjoy it and let us know what you think. 

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Episode 21 First 100 days of Headship with Jim Smith

Episode 21 First 100 days of Headship with Jim Smith

April 19, 2020

This episode was recorded on the day before school "closures" were announced. So strange times indeed! 

We were delighted to be joined by Jim Smith who is a new HeadTeacher and he shares his honest opinions on the demands of the job in the early days. Thank you so much for your time Jim. 

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Episode 20 Education Exposed with Sam Strickland

Episode 20 Education Exposed with Sam Strickland

March 10, 2020

Our latest offering delves into leadership and headship in education, along with some hot topics in schools at the moment such as behaviour and curriculum. Join us and Sam Strickland, author of Education Exposed, as we navigate the murky waters of leading a school.

Episode 19 - More managing behaviour with Sam Bury

Episode 19 - More managing behaviour with Sam Bury

March 2, 2020

After a great first episode nearly a year ago, we decided to chat to Sam Bury again. He did not disappoint. We spoke about his use of questioning to help reduce student passiveness and also his excellent new structure for dealing with behaviour in real-time. 

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Episode 18 - Hannah Wilson - #WomenED, headship, and a whole lot more

Episode 18 - Hannah Wilson - #WomenED, headship, and a whole lot more

January 15, 2020

UPDATED after a strange loss of 20 mins!!

Hannah Wilson tweets as @Ethical_leader and if you don't follow her then you are missing out. She is a font of knowledge and a true inspiration. We hope that you enjoy her episode and please let us know what you thought. 

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Episode 17 Don’t be scared by Ed-Tech with Scott Hayden

Episode 17 Don’t be scared by Ed-Tech with Scott Hayden

January 2, 2020

For many of us, Ed-Tech is a scary expensive world. However, in this episode, Scott Hayden shares some of his wisdom about how you can use Ed-Tech to your advantage and in lots of cases for no cost at all. 

Hope you enjoy and happy new year. 

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