Stephen Dinham

Stephen Dinham

Emeritus Professor in the Melbourne School of Education

Stephen Dinham OAM PhD is Emeritus Professor in the Melbourne School of Education, University of Melbourne. Prior to this he was Professor of Instructional Leadership and Associate Dean (Strategic Partnerships and Engagement) in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne.

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Teacher’s bookshelf: I’m the Principal
Teacher’s bookshelf: I’m the Principal

In their new book I’m the Principal, authors Stephen Dinham, Kerry Elliott, Louisa Rennie and Helen Stokes use the Australian Professional Standard for Principals as a framework to consider key aspects and contributors to principal learning, action, influence and identity. In this extract they are exploring what it means to be a principal and the stressors they face.

Teacher’s bookshelf: Educational leadership
Teacher’s bookshelf: Educational leadership

Teacher takes a sneak peek at Professor Stephen Dinham’s new book Leading Learning and Teaching. This extract explores the impact of leadership on student outcomes.

Feedback on feedback
Feedback on feedback

Look at learning or mastery in fields as diverse as sports, the arts, languages, the sciences or recreational activities and the research evidence is clear: great teachers give great feedback, says Stephen Dinham.

Self esteem: Caution – do not over-inflate
Self esteem: Caution – do not over-inflate

If we over-inflate our students’ self-esteem, we run the risk that the air will quickly come out of the balloon when they hit the wide world, says Stephen Dinham.