December 03, 2021

isPodcast - Episode Nine

In our last episode for 2021, Michelle Green chats with Mike Broadstock about the year that’s gone and the year ahead, Natalie Moutafis talks with education expert Rod Soper about the ways parents can help prepare their kids for starting school, and Year 12 Tintern Grammar student Emma Jones reads us her poem about childhood, Father and Daughter.

November 09, 2021

isPodcast - Episode Eight

Shane Green talks with ISV partners Flossie Chua, Dave Perkins, and Daniel Wilson from Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education about a signature program that helps principals prepare learners for living, working and playing in a complex world.

October 15, 2021

isPodcast - Episode Seven

Dr. Noella Mackenzie underlines the importance of handwriting and keyboarding skills with Mike Broadstock. Université Laval Associate Professor Julien Bureau talks with Shane Green about the best ways to motivate students. ISV Chief Executive Michelle Green chats with Natalie Moutafis about a teacher who made a difference in her life, and St. Michaels Grammar School virtuoso guitarist Harrisen Hughes tears through Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata.

September 17, 2021

isPodcast - Episode Six

School Library Association of Victoria Chief Executive Susan La Marca tells Mike Broadstock about a new program that helps school librarians build the reading culture at schools. Natalie Moutafis speaks with Enlighten Education CEO, Dannielle Miller, about how we can support our kids through another lockdown school holiday. ISV Chief Executive Michelle Green chats with Shane Green about the work of the talented young poets who took part in our student poetry competition, and we listen to the award-winning Awaiting Spring, by Year 6 Harkaway Hills College student Grace Sudjono.

September 03, 2021

isPodcast - Episode Five

Shane Green interviews Stephen Gniel, Chief Executive Officer at Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.

August 20, 2021

isPodcast - Episode Four

Mike Broadstock speaks with Lucy Thomas about Project Rockit, the youth-driven movement against cyber bullying she created with her sister. Natalie Moutafis speaks with ISV's Will Hanley about a program that helps secondary students find meaning, purpose, and belonging. We hear a lovely tune from a Mount Scopus Memorial College singer-songwriter, and the team looks at the latest in education.

July 30, 2021

isPodcast - Episode Three

Shane Green speaks with parenting expert Michael Grose about how our position in the family birth order shapes our lives, Mike Broadstock talks with educational neuroscientist Jared Cooney Horvath and ISV's Winnie Wong about a school program that helps students understand and improve how they learn, and ISV Chief Executive Michelle Green joins Natalie Moutafis to discuss what's been happening in education and how we can all learn from Bilbo Baggins.

June 25, 2021

isPodcast - Episode Two

Shane Green talks with the author of The Bonsai Child and The Bonsai Student, Dr. Judith Locke, Mike Broadstock talks to Casey Grammar Principal Fiona Williams and ISV's Aynur Simsirel about being a principal in a pandemic, and we explore what's happening in education, including a short film festival for student movie makers.

May 06, 2021

isPodcast - Episode One

isPodcast is a new show for schools and the wider community. Each episode, we will be talking with teachers, students, education and parenting experts, and school leaders with all the news, views and ideas from Independent education