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National Conversation on Leadership Pathways
AITSL’s Leadership Pathways is part of a suite of resources for those interested in stepping into leadership. In this video, respected journalist and TV presenter Jenny Brockie leads the National Conversation and explores how a diverse group of school principals developed the skills they have and explores their pathways to leadership.View Article
Disadvantaged schools can be top performers
The belief that disadvantage is not destiny is at the centre of the moral purpose for any disadvantaged school. In this opinion piece by Blaise Joseph, published in The Educator, he argues that there are six common themes to schools that are achieving above average results despite being in the lowest quartile of disadvantage.View Article
What do children need to feel safe?
A lesson in thanks and vulnerability
Classroom layout – what does the research say?
When was the last time you looked at your classroom layout from a student perspective? Can you justify your choice of classroom seating arrangement on the basis of educational goals? These are some of the questions this article by Jo Earp in Teacher Magazine will help you consider to ensure your classroom layout has the greatest impact on student learning in your classroom.View article