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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
ISSN: 1448-0743
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Wild erratic fancy?

Jillian Dellit
The next steps in educational improvement through ICT are not bureaucratic but entrepreneurial. It is a future in which flexible, skilled teachers and small groups of service providers will have an advantage, and the opportunity to operate in creative ways. Those who can identify a need and design programs and services for one child, or a group of children, not necessarily geographically linked, will be in demand. Schooling systems might use their capacity to advantage, but they may also prove too rigid to adapt quickly enough. The advantage might yet go to the small, even to the individual, and will undoubtedly create new models and new services. View Article...

Growing school leaders

James Thompson, Neil MacNeill, George Manthey
Ten principals in Western Australia and in the USA respond to a questionnaire about their experiences and their roles as part of a project to smooth leadership transition in schools. View Article...

Jumping the fence: a teacher exchange project in Queensland

Lindy Isdale, Reyna Zipf, Bobby Harreveld
A teacher exchange project has explored ways to smooth students' transition between levels of schooling – AARE Conference paper. View Abstract...

Fully professionalised teacher education

Terry Lovat, Julie McLeod
Teacher education needs to be more than a school-based apprenticeship; it needs to prepare participants for a broad range of teaching contexts, as well as rapid developments in educational and psychosocial theory, ICT and pedagogical content knowledge – Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education.View Abstract...

Getting boys' education 'right'

Martin Mills, Wayne Martino, Bob Lingard
The Boys: Getting it Right report draws too heavily on populist literature about the differences between boys and girls, and fails to engage with extensive research on the complex variables that affect gender in education, including social and media constructions of masculinity – British Journal of Sociology of Education.View Abstract...