The Chey and Pav Show
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Chey Cheney and Pav Wander are two middle school teachers from Toronto, Canada. They have a passion for elevating and amplifying student voice while honouring students lived experiences and identity. "The Chey and Pav Show" takes educators and listeners through the “ins and outs” of the field of Teaching, Learning and Leadership. With their anecdotal and inviting banter, laced with caring insightfulness, the audience engages in a conversation that is surely eye-opening and impactful while tackling some of the real and ever-changing issues in Education!

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In Episode 116, Chey and Pav talk about relationship building and what it really looks like in classroom settings. Inspired by constant conversations on social media surrounding ideas such as “connections before content” or “relationships first,” the…

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In Episode 115, Chey and Pav talk about the concept of Quiet Quitting and how it impacts educational spaces. This idea of setting boundaries within a job setting has been getting lots of attention on social media lately, so Chey and Pav thought they…

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In Episode 114, Chey and Pav speak to Kristin Phillips, educator and retired elementary school principal from Toronto, Ontario. Kristin talks to the Dynamic Duo about her new book “For the Love of Learning: A Year in the Life of a School Principal” in…

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In Episode 113, Chey and Pav chat about how they are settling in for the summer, reflecting on the previous school year and talking about How to Start A Student-led podcast. Both Chey and Pav had experience with starting student-led podcasting in…

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In Episode 112, Chey and Pav discuss an important community building practice, known as “Restorative Circles.” They talk about an experience in the classroom that led them to explore their understanding of this relationship and trust reliant practice,…

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In Episode 111, Chey and Pav speak to Dwayne Morgan, spoken word artist and musician from Toronto, Ontario Canada. Dwayne talks about his journey through poetry and spoken word from early in his career and the power and importance of storytelling, 30…

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In Episode 110, Chey and Pav celebrate the launch of The Magnificent Microphone – their very first picture book! In this episode, the Dynamic Duo discusses the book creating process, why the story was meaningful to them as well as the pertinent themes…

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In Episode 109, Chey and Pav talk to Steve Massa – also known as Monsieur Steve! The trio has a great conversation about Steve’s journey of becoming a French teacher and then a content creator for French resources. His YouTube channel has taken off in…

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In Episode 108, Chey and Pav talk about Safe Spaces versus Brave Spaces – what’s the difference between the two? How can we be setting up a space for students to engage in meaningful conversations using one or both of these? What are the implications…

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In Episode 107, Chey and Pav speak with three members of The Hip Hop Headucatorz from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Apologette, Tigz and MikeAll, teachers and real, live Emcee’s sit down to talk to the Dynamic Duo about the importance of Spoken Word…

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Author

Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.