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Global Teacher Prize 2018 finalists announced
Global Teacher Prize 2018 finalists announced

Three Australian teachers have just been named in the top 50 finalists for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize for 2018. Who made the shortlist for the US $1 million prize? Find out in today’s article.

Distributive leadership – building capacity and community voice
Distributive leadership – building capacity and community voice

In this case study, educators at Queensland’s Bribie Island State School share details of a distributive leadership model that not only builds teacher leadership capacity but also increases community voice.

Students as partners in learning
Students as partners in learning

In his latest Teacher video, Greg Whitby speaks to Melanie Brown from Our Lady of Nativity Primary School about the new approach to student leadership and learning that’s been implemented at her New South Wales school, where all Year 6 students have the opportunity to take on a leadership role.

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.

Research Files Episode 17: Creating an ‘outstanding’ school
Research Files Episode 17: Creating an ‘outstanding’ school

Teacher speaks to Professor David Lynch about a five year pilot study that explored the characteristics of an outstanding school.

Unleashing talent through shared responsibility
Unleashing talent through shared responsibility

‘We ... entrust and empower people to take on and drive improvement in teaching and learning.’ See how adopting a distributed leadership model can help drive innovation.

Learning from others: Options to explore
Learning from others: Options to explore

Research shows that learning from other educators is a great way to improve your own practice. Here are a few development options to explore.

Distributed leadership
Distributed leadership

What is distributed leadership? What does the evidence say? And, can it work for your school? Professor Alma Harris, an expert in this area, discusses.

How schools can prepare to respond to a crisis
How schools can prepare to respond to a crisis

A school can live or die on the strength of its response to a crisis, so it pays to be prepared, as Katrina Byers explains.