In this episode we're discussing how students and teachers are using their voices through actions such as the global climate change protests #Fridaysforfuture, teachers striking in Zimbabwe and the USA and head teachers in England writing to parents about devastating cuts to education. We also recommend some great books following World Book Day that we think you should check out.Read More
In this interview Emma speaks to Dace who lives and works in Riga, Latvia.
Dace was working as a scientist but couldn’t find her place - she loved science but hated working alone and in a laboratory and thought that she could use her outgoing personality and her love of working with young people as a teacher.Read More
In this episode we talk about the national exam that takes over the whole of South Korea as the nation stands still to support its students, the Finnish schools that have moved to open plan learning (we like the idea of cooperative teaching but maybe not the noise and chaos that might ensue from having no walls..) and research that suggests where in the world teachers are the most respected.Read More
In this episode, Alice talks to Chemistry and Biology teacher Dr Lindsay Robertson about her work in the classroom, and how her school is working to improve the mental health of staff and students.Read More
In this informal chat about education and news from around the world, Emma and Alice discuss exam protests in Germany, advertising exam cheating on YouTube, Vietnamese parents spending over 10 hours a week on their child's homework, pupils missing out on their education while Venezuela is in crisis and an idea from the UK government to improve teacher retention.Read More