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Radio interviews by the Early Care and Education Consortium.The Early Care and Education Consortium and BAM Radio Network have partnered to bring you ECEC Radio, a program that focuses on the early care issues you really care about. Each brief segment of ECEC Radio will help keep you abreast of the latest developments in the industry.
 
BAM Radio has compiled the most popular segments, hosted by the Executive Directors of the nation's 14 leading education associations including ; the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Parent Teachers Association ( PTA), the National Head Start Association (NHSA), The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO), the ...
 
Talking the policy and politics of education and young children in Australia.
 
The National Head Start Association and BAM Radio Network have partnered to bring you Head Start Radio where you'll get fast answers and expert advice on the issues you really care about. NHSA Radio Is hosted by Head Start Association, Deputy Executive Director Yasmina Vinci
 
Afterschool Alliance and BAM Radio Network have partnered to bring you ASA Radio. Executive Director Jodi Grant hosts the program that will focus on the topics you really care about. Each brief segment of ASA Radio will help keep after school advocates abreast of the latest efforts to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality after school programs. Click the "play" button below to listen now.
 
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We're back with full episodes on February 8, but this bonus episode gives listeners access to the first episode of our supporter-only series "Exploring the NQS". This weekly series features Liam looking at the National Quality Standard, once a week, one element at a time. The show launched in November, and so far we have episodes up on the plan ...…
 
Our guest encourages school leaders to ask a series of challenging self-reflective questions about whether or not they are making a positive difference. In this interview, he explains how the answers to these questions provide a roadmap to better leadership and better schools. Award-winning educator Baruti Kafele is a leading keynote speaker an ...…
 
For the third year running we present our end-of-year episode! We provide an overview of the big moments from 2018, make some predictions for what might be to come in 2019, and the answer a few listener questions. Thanks to everyone who’s stuck with us for another year. We’ll be back in February for another year of policy discussions, rants abo ...…
 
There’s been a flurry of ECEC news in December, and we didn’t want to wait until February to chat about it. Get up to speed with our quick bonus episode!
 
The use of behavior charts can be effective for short-term compliance. However, there is substantial evidence that shaming students is counterproductive in the big scheme of educating our students. Follow: @ASCD @leeannjung @a_rebora @bamradionetwork Lee Ann Jung, PhD, is Founder of Lead Inclusion (www.leadinclusion.org), a Clinical Professor a ...…
 
For our last regular episode of the year, we turn the microphone over to two early childhood education leaders. Anna Whitty (Executive Director, Northside Children’s Services) speaks with Wendy Mackay (Centre Director of Harrison Early Childhood Centre) about leading her centre from a Working Towards rating in 2015, to an Exceeding rating in 20 ...…
 
This week Lisa and Liam talk about community management of early education services with the ex-President of Alstonville Community Preschool Katherine Buckley. Katherine talks to us about the challenges in saving Alstonville from funding challenges, how she and the committee work with the Centre Director and what the biggest challenges are for ...…
 
This week we tackle one of the most exciting and thrilling topics in early education - service policies and procedures! We discuss why they’re actually important, how you can approach them and why they’re great resources for you and the work you do. Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com. Exploring the NQS: Our Patreon-exclusive seri ...…
 
Lisa, Leanne and Liam are joined this week by Professor Deborah Harcourt to discuss the growing trend of early education environments all having similar looks. Where has this trend come from, and what does it mean for children and educators? Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com. Exploring the NQS: Our Patreon-exclusive series on th ...…
 
Teen exposure to adult content on school grounds is a subject that many school leaders have been unwilling to confront. The known impact on students is profound but not fully understood. Join us for the first in a series on the pandemic of adult content in schools. Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @protectyoungminds #edchat #parenting Kri ...…
 
This week Lisa and Liam chat with Charlene Smith from the Mitchell Institute about their new report The Capable Country, which calls for rapid government action to boost capabilities across all stages of learning. Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com.
 
Earlier this week, the Prime Minister Scott Morrison apologised on behalf of the nation for failing and abandoning the thousands of survivors of institutional child sex abuse. The Apology came after the Royal Commission conducted a years-long investigation into Australia’s failure to keep children safe in many instances. This week, we take a lo ...…
 
Lisa and Leanne are taking an extra (well-deserved) week off, so Liam takes a look at the Labor Party's recent early education policy announcements regarding three-year-old preschool and free TAFE places. He chats about Labor's new policies with the Shadow Education Minister Amanda Rishworth, and then talks with Mitchell Institute Director and ...…
 
This week we briefly discuss the Labor Party’s plans to crackdown on freebies and giveaways to families to get more enrolments, before chatting with CEO of Big Fat Smile Jenni Hutchins. As CEO of an organisation with more than over 40 children’s services, Jenni is also the Approved Provider for Big Fat Smile under the National Quality Framework ...…
 
This week, we're bringing you the third of a series of conference presentations from the Victorian Government's Realising the Potential Conference. The presentations this week all fall under the theme of “How do I lead and improve excellence in early learning?” and feature Professor Joce Nuttall, Director of the Teacher Education Research Conce ...…
 
This week, we're bringing you the second in a series of conference presentations from the Victorian Government's Realising the Potential Conference. The presentations this week all fall under the theme of “Encouraging and supporting positive parenting” and feature Warren Cann, Chief Executive Officer Parenting Research Centre; Marcia Armstrong, ...…
 
We're constantly planning, moving, doing, and going. This is the life of a teacher. Even our breaks are used to get things done. Our guest says it's critical that we learn to take a break. Follow: @jonHarper70bd@froehlichm @DanielPink @bamradionetwork Daniel H. Pink is the author of six provocative books — including his newest, When: The Scient ...…
 
This week, we're bringing you the first of a series of conference presentations from the Victorian Government's Realising the Potential Conference. This session covered the importance of creating a more coherent and connected early childhood system and how to empower professionals and leaders in the sector to work together to advocate for chang ...…
 
It's been a while since we got rid of a Prime Minister, so the Liberal Party went a bit mad and now we have to get used to saying the words "Scott Morrison, Prime Minister" and not feeling ill. We chat about that, then reflect on the legacy of outgoing Education Minister Simon Birmingham before taking a look at the new old white bloke in the jo ...…
 
This week features an interview with Meredith Chan and Karen Fong from Mia Mia Child and Family Centre, talking about the history and philosophy of that historic service and their approaches to infants and young children. Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com.
 
This week we reflect on the passing of early childhood artist, author and educator Ursula Kolbe; then we chat with Associate Professor Sheila Degotardi about her recent research on the quality and quantity of language being used in ECEC settings with young children. Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com…
 
This week we have a chat about recent media on the lack of Federal Government funding for four-year-old preschool after 2020, and then discuss how Governments are supporting the sector to improve quality ratings.
 
It's a very special episode this week: a recording of our first ever live episode from the Social Justice in Early Childhood Conference held at Redfern NSW on Saturday July 28. We discuss why we think the biggest social justice issue facing the early childhood education sector is the Child Care Subsidy. We also speak with the committee behind t ...…
 
This week Lisa, Leanne and Liam take a look at the history and challenges of trying to make the ECEC sector more "flexible". We discuss 24-hour centres, the big 2013 flexibility trials and what we think might happen with the new Child Care Subsidy system. Listener note: Unfortunately Liam suffered some technical issues in the first 10 minutes o ...…
 
To mark NAIDOC Week, Leanne has a chat with Kim King, the Acting Chairperson of Yenu Allowah Aboriginal Child and Family Centre. Kim shares her story about establishing the integrated service, and its future.
 
Teaching has evolved in ways that are very different from what many educators expected when they chose this career. What's a teacher to do? Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @Trevormuir@bamradionetwork Trevor Muir is a teacher, speaker, and author of the book, The Epic Classroom: How to Boost Engagement, Make Learning Memorable, and Transform ...…
 
This week, Lisa and Liam take a look at the first week of the Child Care Package - what’s made the news and what’s been the experience for services and families. Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com.
 
This week it's the second part of our coverage of the Realising the Potential Early Childhood Forum that was held on Friday June 8. We hear Lisa's interviews with Andrew Hume, the CEO of Gowrie Victoria; Anthony Semann, presenter, researcher and head of professional learning organisation Semann & Slattery; and then a joint interview with Charle ...…
 
This week is the first of two episodes with interviews from speakers at the Victorian Government's Realising the Potential Early Childhood Forum that was held on Friday June 8. This week, Lisa speaks with Simon Kent from the Victorian Education Department, Joce Nutall from ACECQA and the Australian Catholic University, and consultant, trainer, ...…
 
Many students decode and yet don't comprehend what they read. The Fab Four is a protocol for improving reading comprehension with a metacognitive technique that produces significant growth in a very short period of time. Follow: @KyleHamstra @LoriOczkus @ASCD @bamradionetwork Lori Oczkus, author of Reciprocal Teaching at Work: Powerful Strategi ...…
 
Friend of the podcast Karl Hessian joins us (before being defeated by technical difficulties!) to discuss how ready the sector, and the community, is for the new Child Care Package. Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com.
 
We take a quick look at some sector resources for National Reconciliation Week, before taking a look at the challenges faced by the early education sector in Western Australia and the Northern Territory with Child Australia CEO Tina Holtom. Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com.
 
In this episode, we talk about educators who struggle with depression. Our hosts share their own experiences and discuss why coping starts with this one key item. Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @bamradionetwork Mandy Froehlich is the Director of Innovation and Technology in Ripon, WI. She also consults, presents and keynotes nationally on t ...…
 
After taking another look at the Federal Government's decision last week to cease funding the National Quality Agenda, we then cross the aisle to take a look at the Labor Party. What would early education policy look like if Labor won the next election? Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com.…
 
Lisa and Liam break down this week's Federal Budget and what it means for early childhood education. Mostly by complaining about it. Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com.
 
This week we discuss a new "skills forecast" developed for RTOs providing children's services qualifications, and how it fits into the broader picture about the educator workforce in Australia right now. Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com. Episode Times 01'10" Newschat21'15" RTOs and the educator workforce51'07" Recommendations…
 
Our guest says that personalized learning is essentially about sharing power with students. Join us for a four-step guide to enable personalizing instruction for every child. Follow: @eklundteaches @drrickabaugh @ASCD @bamradionetwork James Rickabaugh, author of Tapping the Power of Personalized Learning , is the director of the Institute for P ...…
 
Finding the time, saving time, making time, and making up time lost are challenges most of us struggle to manage. There just never seems to be enough time to do all that is expected of us. This teacher has dedicated her career to solving the time issues teachers face and has come up with some proven, practical strategies to help you teach and s ...…
 
This week we have an interview with Megan Mitchell, the inaugural National Children's Commissioner. Commissioner Mitchell discusses why a Children's Commissioner is so important, the successes and areas of improvement for Australia in relation to children's rights, and what she will be working on over the next two years. Episode Times 01'07" Ne ...…
 
This week Liam has a chat about the role of the Educational Leader with Doreen Blyth, part of the fantastic Educational Leaders Association. Doreen discusses how the Association brings leaders from across Australia together, how educators can think about advocacy, and some of the challenges facing Educational Leaders today. Find the full showno ...…
 
Lisa and Liam take to the streets this week, as we hear from a range of educators who joined the Big Steps Big Walk Off on Tuesday March 27 at rally events in NSW and the ACT.
 
Next Tuesday (March 27), United Voice will be organising walk-off actions for early childhood educators. Lisa and Liam are joined by United Voice NSW organiser Bettina Moltke to discuss why educators should be walking off the job, how important it is to get families involved, and the importance of taking action together as a sector. Find the fu ...…
 
This week Lisa and Liam take a look at how some early education services market themselves, and provide some particularly... "interesting" examples. They then look ahead to what the marketing ideas of tomorrow could be! (We had a few technical issues with the recording this week, so apologies in advance for a few sound problems.) Find the full ...…
 
Yesterday marked International Women's Day for 2018, so we spend some time thinking about whether this event should be celebrated and acknowledged in early education services - and with children. We also include some chats that Leanne had with a fabulous team of Centre Directors with Blacktown City Council. Find the full shownotes at earlyeduca ...…
 
Self-doubt is more pervasive in education than we admit. We close our classroom doors, do the best we can, but often quietly question ourselves on many levels. In this segment, a teacher, a principal, and an educator turned consultant talk about how they keep self-doubt, from limiting them. Follow @PeterMDeWitt @froehlichm @ jonHarper70bd @bamr ...…
 
Special Report: Perhaps what's most crazy about the notion of arming teachers is how most discussions on this important issue are mostly devoid of sober, thoughtful, factual examination. On one extreme, we hear rabid gun supporters encouraging schools to enter an arms race. On the other we see a visceral rejection of the idea so strong that fac ...…
 
We welcome Leanne back to the show after a few weeks off, tackle a new segment in #NewsChat (hashtag required), and then chat with Kate Sollis from ARACY about their recently released Report Card on Australia's performance in a range of indicators for children and young people. Read the Report CardRead ARACY's introduction to the Report Card Fi ...…
 
With men only accounting for 3-4% of the early childhood educator workforce, the experiences of males in the sector has always been a topic of discussion. This week Lisa and Liam break down an article Liam wrote explaining why he won't be getting involved in campaigns, events and advocacy related to this issue anymore. You can read Liam's origi ...…
 
According to a recent report, 24% of parents are concerned about safety in school. Our guest says it's time for schools to rethink and decentralize how we approach school safety. Follow: @eklundteaches @wwmurawski @ASCD @bamradionetwork Dr. Amy Klinger is a nationally recognized school safety and crisis management expert. Amanda Klinger, Esq. i ...…
 
With Leanne once again travelling the world, Lisa and Liam are joined this week by Verena Heron from the Independent Education Union. Verena talks us through the IEU's Equal Remuneration Case with Fair Work Australia. Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com
 
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