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Provoking thoughts for the Future of Learning.

Selection and Succession

Selection and Succession

Selection and Succession:Challenges for (Current and Emerging) School Leaders Merit should provide the basis for all promotion and recruitment. Kaplan and Owings in their book, Introduction to the Principalship, Theory to Practice (2015) correctly assert that a highly...

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Workplace or Learning Place?

Workplace or Learning Place?

“Most continuing learning takes place informally in workplaces. Employer-provided training has a greater marginal effect on workers’ continuing skill development” Are we failing to provide continuing development that is engaging? personalised? and actually needed?...

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Growth mindset for curriculum in the age of innovation

Growth mindset for curriculum in the age of innovation

A key intention of our education system is to prepare them to be successful, engaged members of society we need to start by considering the applicability of our curriculum and it’s delivery to both society and workplaces.  With this in mind, consider:  Do you enter...

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Assessing technology enhanced assessment

Assessing technology enhanced assessment

To transform learning and teaching, we must start by transforming assessment, feedback and reporting.There is considerable potential for multimedia technologies to make feedback richer and more personal and for a wider range of learner skills and attributes to be...

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A Report Revolution

A Report Revolution

   The COVID-19 pandemic provides the chance for educational reforms that will set Australian students and teachers up with a passion for life-long learning. The reverberations now provide us with the opportunity to reinvigorate the assessment and reporting policy...

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Changing nature of school Leadership in a time of crisis

Changing nature of school Leadership in a time of crisis

Leadership growth in crisis  “only a crisis … produces real change.” Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist   In any crisis, leadership determines destiny. This is exemplified in a pandemic, where the fate of the world is literally on the line....

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Moving from Urgency to Opportunity for Learning

Moving from Urgency to Opportunity for Learning

"When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other represents opportunity” John F Kennedy In the last few weeks our schools, educational bodies and organisations worldwide have focused on continuing the valuable...

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