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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
ISSN: 1448-0743
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The Knowledge Bank

Mark Landy
The Knowledge Bank in Victoria provides access to case studies of exemplary and promising practice from across the education and training sector. The studies, written by educators working in government schools, non-government schools, TAFE, VET and ACE providers, cover current issues in student learning, professional learning, building leadership, whole-school improvement, and community involvement and partnerships. Material on each topic is linked to relevant web pages of the Victorian Department of Education and Training and other informative education sites. View Article...

State differences in achievement among secondary students

Gary N. Marks, John Cresswell
The achievements of 15-year-olds in reading, science and maths vary significantly among Australian States and Territories, even after allowing for demographic and age/grade differences – Australian Journal of Education. View Abstract...

Educational accountability and students with a disability

Ian Dempsey, Robert Conway
Education systems within Australia and internationally differ in the degree to which disabled students participate in national tests. The differences impact on the value of the tests for accountability purposes – Australian Journal of Education. View Abstract...

Constructions of ESL teacher work and identity

Jill Brown
A recent study has examined why teachers of English as a Second Language enter and remain in the field – TESOL in Context. View Abstract...

Self-recognition and well-being: speaking Aboriginal English in healthy classrooms

Neil Harrison
Harrison advocates the acceptance of Aboriginal English in the classroom as a necessary pre-condition to allowing Indigenous students to re-negotiate their relationship with curriculum knowledge and centres of authority within the classroom – The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education.View Abstract...

Civics and Citizenship: voting patterns of young people

The Youth Electoral Study seeks to determine the reasons for young people’s participation in elections. The findings of the first part of that study are published in the August edition of Ethos.View Abstract...