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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
ISSN: 1448-0743
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Cracking the code

Olivia Clarke
The Le@rning Federation (TLF) makes available to all schools in Australia and New Zealand high-quality, interactive, digital learning resources to support teachers and help students learn another language. The Cracking the code set of learning objects helps students to learn and use the Chinese and Japanese character-based writing systems through analysis and interaction rather than simply through memorisation. The article describes the use of these resources for teaching Chinese at one South Australian secondary school. View Article...

Primary principals' first year out in WA

Simon Clarke, Helen Wildy, Coral Pepper
A study has investigated principals’ perceptions of how well they had been prepared for their first year in the role – Leading and Managing. View Abstract...

Maths help multiplies

Wayne Erb, et al.
Recent changes to mathematics teaching in New Zealand have required new ways of supporting teachers – New Zealand Education Gazette View Abstract...

Learning languages with ICT

Paula Simeone
ICT offer powerful ways to assist language teaching, but educators should also understand its potential drawbacks and the demands it places on them – Australian Educational Computing.View Abstract...

Scaffolding Literacy meets ESL: some insights from ACT classrooms

Mary Macken-Horarik, Misty Adoniou
A 2005 study of 18 primary and secondary schools found that the Scaffolding Literacy pedagogy can be successfully applied to ESL contexts – TESOL in Context.View Abstract...