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School leadership


Induction round table: becoming a professional practitioner

The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership held an Induction Round Table on the 21st of February 2014. At the event, three groups of researchers presented findings from studies related to teacher induction in schools. In the first presentation, the lessons from the Teachers...

Evaluation of the implementation of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

This report presents the initial analysis of baseline findings from the Evaluation of the implementation of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. It comprises analysis of findings from key 2013 data collection activities – the National Forum and National Survey. These activities investigated stakeholders’ knowledge...
Report collection

Initial teacher education: data report 2014

Chair’s Foreword I am pleased to introduce AITSL’s second Initial Teacher Education: Data Report. Since we released the first report in May 2013, the debate over the quality and direction of initial teacher education has intensified. The first data report has contributed to the quality...

Local school micropolitical agency: an antidote to new managerialism

Bruce Johnson outlines the 'micropolitical strategies' of school leadership teams dealing with local school reform. The strategies challenge many of the orthodoxies of educational managerialism, as the schools used the 'positive politics' of negotiation, collaboration and conflict resolution to address issues of local concern, rather...