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07 Jun 2024

Teacher tales: the art and joy of teaching literacy (with a regional focus)

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    Cathy Buchanan-Hagen, Carol Hodgson and Melissa Pavey

    In this episode Carol Hodgson (Department of Education, regional) and 2022 Teaching Excellence Program (TEP) alumni Melissa Pavey from South Street Primary School in Moe and Cathy Buchanan-Hagen from Hamlyn Banks Primary School in Geelong discuss all things literacy, education and mentor texts. They dive deep into effective use of mentor texts to create accessible classrooms and foster joy and inspiration for learning. This is a great episode for any school teacher looking to reignite their passion for teaching literacy and improving student outcomes. 

    What is the Teaching Excellence Program (TEP)? 

    TEP is an Australian first cross sector program that enables highly-skilled teachers to advance their capability and confidence in the classroom. Aimed at improving teacher skills and in turn student outcomes, TEP is a year long program open to government, Independent and Catholic Victorian teachers.  

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    This podcast series explores, challenges and considers insights into education, school leadership and classroom learning. Views expressed by guests and hosts are their own and do not represent the Academy.  

    Length: 35:15

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