Dr Tony Loughland answers our 5 questions

This week’s host of @edutweetoz is Dr Tony Loughland from Sydney University. Here are his answers to our 5 questions.


Please tell us a little about yourself. What is your current role and what does it involve?

Director of Professional Experience at USYD. In charge of professional experience for 1900 students.

What do you plan to talk about on Edutweetoz this week?

Topics of interest such as the clinical model of teacher education.

Who are your teaching role models and why?

None. Don’t believe in role models.

What issues do you think are most pressing for teachers today?

Focusing on learners in the class and progressing them to the next level.

What are your hopes for education in the next 10 years?

Better teachers and better schools. No mediocrity.

To connect with Tony follow him on Twitter at @tloughland


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