Testing Teachers

May 2017

Season 1 Episode 3

Expired 3.8 488 x
Six first-time teachers are on the home stretch of a rollercoaster year, and with final exams looming, they'll soon find out if they've made an impact on the lives of their students. At Southern River College on the outskirts of Perth, Sasha is helping one struggling student to make a turnaround after a troubled start to the year. In Melbourne, as the Year 12 curriculum begins, Emmanuel receives some confronting news from a parent. In remote Tennant Creek, Fiona changes tack to help her most re...
April 2017

Season 1 Episode 2

Expired 3.5 464 x
With unprecedented access to three public high schools across Victoria, Western Australia and Northern Territory, Testing Teachers follows six first-time teachers over the course of 12 months as they start their new careers as teachers. With a second term under way, the reality of the job ahead is setting in for the six first-time teachers. Now that they're starting to get through to their students, they must come up with inventive ways to bring out the best in them.

Season 1 Episode 1

Expired 4.0 853 x
It's the first day of high school for a special group of new teachers, as they set foot in some of the country's most challenging classrooms for the very first time. Former FIFO geologist Stephanie and Law/ Arts graduate Sasha are teaching at Southern River College on the working-class fringe of Perth. Determined to get off to a good start, the defiant behavior of their students is a rude awakening and it's not long before their classes unravel.