Podcast 106: Student Leadership and Professional Learning


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Joshua McGovern has been working with Teacher Toolkit since March 2018. He is responsible for our Soundcloud and iTunes channels and is the production manager for podcasts. He has a degree in Music Production and is a graduate of Leeds Beckett University. Aside from working...
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Why should teachers listen to pupils opinions about learning?

Our 106th interview is with Stephanie Hill, associate assistant principal at Passmores Academy in Essex. Stephanie is also a 3rd-year EdD student at Cambridge University.

In this podcast, listen to Stephanie and Teacher Toolkit founder, Ross McGill discuss:

  • Her memories of schooling in Australia
  • All subjects being valued equally
  • EBacc adoption during COVID
  • Managing time as a school leader and researcher
  • How research can make a practical difference in teaching
  • Student leadership in professional learning 
  • Student agency school models and student leadership teams
  • Workload challenges during COVID and,
  • Skills students have had to develop as a result of remote schooling.

Listen to the podcast (30 minutes)

Stephanie HillRemember, the podcast is available on iTunes!

Research models can help engage students and teachers in learning alongside each other; this can only be a good thing if we want to improve teaching and learning.

Learn more about Stephanie’s research on ORCID and watch our conversation on YouTube.


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