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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
ISSN: 1448-0743
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There will be no edition of Curriculum Leadership journal on Friday 28 September or 5 October due to term breaks in some jurisdictions. The next edition of the journal will be published Friday 12 October.

Enriching science teaching in Western Australia

Jan Dook
SPICE is a professional learning program for secondary science teachers in Western Australia. Participating teachers prepare and evaluate teaching and learning resources in collaboration with University scientists and experts in multimedia and curriculum design. As well as stimulating enthusiasm for science and science teaching, SPICE aims to increase teachers’ knowledge and understanding of current science and associated investigative skills in their specialist area. The program equips teachers to select and utilise a range of modern learning technologies in their classrooms, and provides the knowledge and confidence to implement high quality teaching and assessment that will enhance their students’ learning. View Article...

Learning a second language: why bother?

Australia needs high quality languages education for all students, in view of its broader academic and economic value – ISQ Briefings. View Abstract...

The waves of leadership

Steve Dinham
Society's changing conceptions of leadership have permeated thinking within the world of school education – The Australian Educational Leader. View Abstract...

Conceptual understanding through structured problem-solving in physics

M W H Braun, J M  Rogan, E Gaigher
Disadvantaged Year 12 physics students improved their academic results when taught through the use of problem-based learning methods – International Journal of Science Education.View Abstract...

The Australian Certificate of Education: what progress?

Geoff Masters
The last 18 months has seen further moves towards an Australian Certificate of Education covering the final years of secondary school for all Australian States and Territories – Professional Educator.View Abstract...