The FizzicsEd Podcast

The FizzicsEd Podcast

For educators and teachers working to make STEM amazing... no matter whether you're teaching science in grade 1, running a high school lab or delivering science shows in a museum, this education show helps you teach science & technology the way kids want to learn. The FizzicsEd Podcast brings in educators from across Australia and around the world to talk about tips, tricks, lessons and learnings they've had whilst working with students in the classroom and beyond. Hosted by Ben Newsome, a science teacher, author and founder of the multi-award winning science outreach team at Fizzics Education.... Show More
October 7, 2020 28 min
For over 40 years, Life Education has visited schools across Australia with interactive education programs that promote safe and healthy living. We speak with Terese Hooper, the Director for Education for Life Education in NSW / ACT to find out more about the programs and to learn more about their virtual and online programs.

Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education

About Life Education

Life Education is Australia’s largest provider of preventive health and drug education to school children. With the help of its iconic mascot Healthy Harold the giraffe, Life Education has been empowering children and young people to make safer and healthy choices for more than 40 years. We work in more than 4,000 schools and preschools across mainland Australia, with more than 700,000 school children participating in our program each year. Our 130 specially trained educators visit students in every state and territory across Australia via our 100 mobile classrooms.

Below are two links which highlight the recent online changes we have made to our product offering, this includes both the online modules as well as TAM-E:

Online Modules


About Terese Hooper

Terese Hooper is Director of Education for Life Education NSW / ACT. Terese has an extensive background in education and is a teacher and Life Education Educator. She is the driving force behind Healthy Harold’s online and virtual innovation. Working closely with both NSW Health and the NSW Department of Education, Terese is committed to ensuring that children and young people in Australia have opportunities to benefit from health and wellbeing education.

About the FizzicsEd Podcast

Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education

With interviews with leading science educators and STEM thought leaders, this science education podcast is about highlighting different ways of teaching kids within and beyond the classroom. It's not just about educational practise & pedagogy, it's about inspiring new ideas & challenging conventions of how students can learn about their world!

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