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School leadership – taking a hands-on role
School leadership – taking a hands-on role

As a principal, do you roll up your sleeves and get involved alongside your teachers when implementing school improvement programs? Research shows a hands-on approach develops strong collaborative support.

Leadership – the courage to change practice
Leadership – the courage to change practice

Meeting a target is one thing, but achieving it while also reaching the goal of equity and excellence requires school leaders to be courageous. It's not just down to the principal, middle leaders need to be part of that strategy if it is to be successful.

Teacher’s bookshelf: Tools for school leaders
Teacher’s bookshelf: Tools for school leaders

In this extract from her new book Action and Reflection Tools for Busy School Leaders, Pam Ryan explores the importance of communication and trust.

Infographic: Offensive behaviour against school leaders

The 2016 Australian Principal Health & Wellbeing Survey includes prevalence rates of offensive behaviour against school leaders, compared to the general population. Our latest infographic explores some of the results.

School Improvement Episode 10: Effective professional learning communities
School Improvement Episode 10: Effective professional learning communities

What does an effective professional learning community look like and how do you go about building one? Dr Lawrence Ingvarson discusses the Professional Learning Community Framework (PLCF) he's developed.

The Research Files Episode 26: The five types of school leaders
The Research Files Episode 26: The five types of school leaders

Dr Alex Hill, Director of The Centre for High Performance, joins Teacher to discuss why there are five different types of school leaders, but only one type that can turn around a failing school.

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.

Infographic: Gender of school leaders
Infographic: Gender of school leaders

What do you think the gender mix is for school leadership roles? How did it change between 2010 and 2013? Are more women moving into school leadership positions? Find out in this video infographic.

Leading school improvement - it’s difficult isn’t it?
Leading school improvement - it’s difficult isn’t it?

Why can it be so hard to generate improvement that is sustainable? Robert Marshall discusses.

Building strong, respectful relationships
Building strong, respectful relationships

A clear, transparent line of communication, clear expectations and mutual respect - one principal shares her school's approach to building strong parent and family relationships.