Pushing The Edge with Greg Curran

An EducationK-12 and Society podcast
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If you're passionate about making a difference, especially on the Social Justice front, then you're in the right place.

Join me (Greg Curran) as I chat to educators and community leaders who are challenging systemic inequity and bigotry, along with privilege and silence.

Not content with traditional approaches to diversity and inclusion they're re-making their environments, supporting and uplifting the voices and worlds of those students and communities who've been sidelined for far too long.

Find Show Notes and Resources at: pushingtheedge.org

Recent Episodes

In Episode 50, a chat with long-time LGBTI human rights activist Rodney Croome. We explore the lessons learnt from the early campaigns to legalise homosexuality, unpack why personal stories are key, and small target strategies a mistake. Plus we zero in on the dangers of the 'religious freedom' movement. Further information and links for my chat with Rodney Croome, can be found here, https://push…
In Episode 49, making our schools' sites of liberation and resistance. Plus challenging the dominant narratives that blame individual students whilst giving scant attention to the social justice, and structural issues impacting on them. Further information and links for my chat with Benjamin Doxtdator, can be found here, pushingtheedge.org/49. Listen to more episodes in Season 5: Standing Up for …
In Episode 48, we explore teaching in a western suburbs school, where students often face bigotry, and negative stereotyping based on their race, their religious beliefs, and the suburbs they live in. We examine how their teacher who grew up in the same suburb, supports them to talk through and write about their lives; as well as teaching them about the complexities of being Muslim. Further infor…

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Sep 28th, 2014
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Oct 2nd, 2018
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