Bill Mulford

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Journal article

30 Apr 2008

Building communities of professional learners is the key to meeting Australia’s school leadership challenge, according to this review of research. This report argues that the task of leading a school is now too complex and demanding a job for one person, and that improving schooling...


13 Jan 2008

Prepared for the Australian Government by the Australian Council for Educational Research in 2006 and released in January 2008, this report provides information on school leadership in Australia, including school governance, the links between leadership and learning outcomes, the attractiveness of the leadership role, and...

Discussion paper

1 Jan 2003

This paper reports findings from a project that examined the extent and nature of the contribution of rural schools to their communities' development beyond traditional forms of education of young people. Case study communities in five Australian States participated in the project, funded by the...

Discussion paper

1 Jan 2000

Successful rural community development efforts focus on harnessing the resources already present to find community solutions to community concerns. For these efforts to be successful, high levels of cooperation, communication and trust need to be built within the community. This paper is based on a...

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