Democracy and teachers’ work and lives

Wed, Oct. 19, 2022 16:00:00 — 17:00:00 AEST

We are excited to announce another Teachers’ Work and Lives SIG hosted event with Associate Professor Stewart Riddle speaking about his latest book, co-edited with Dr Amanda Heffernan and Dr David Bright, titled ‘New perspectives on education for democracy’. 

Date: Wednesday 19 October
Time: 5pm–6pm AEDT / 4pm–5pm AEST


With an amazing line-up of academics each sharing their work from the book, the session will be as follows: 

  • Stewart Riddle: Introduction to the book
  • Stephanie Wescott: The ordinary everyday: Centring the embodied practice of classroom teaching
  • Rafaan Daliri-Ngametua: Students’ experiences of overt data-talk in the classroom: ‘It’s all just this stupid system’
  • Mihajla Gavin: Teacher workload in Australia: National reports of intensification and its threats to democracy
  • Andrew Hickey: Relational pedagogy and democratic education
  • Alice Elwell: Critical affective literacy, feminist pedagogies and democracy: Exploring possibilities for the high school English classroom

Followed by a full-panel discussion on democracy and teachers’ work and lives.

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