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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
ISSN: 1448-0743
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Numeracy across the curriculum

Steve Thornton, John Hogan
One promising way to develop students’ numeracy skills at school is by encouraging them to use mathematics to meet the demands of other curriculum areas. Just as literacy has become every teacher’s responsibility, so numeracy needs to be seen as integral to every learning area. In this paper the authors describe the results of the Middle Years Numeracy Across the Curriculum Project, commissioned by the ACT Department of Education, Youth and Family Services in 2003, in which teachers researched the demands of, and opportunities for, numeracy across the curriculum. View Article...

Classrooms: just how dense are they?

A new classroom design may offer a cost-effective way to assist teaching and learning – AISQ Briefings. View Abstract...

Leadership Matters

Steve Holden
Research identifies a range of current issues in the preparation and ongoing professional development of school leaders – Teacher. View Abstract...

Murder they wrote: problem-based learning

Therese Keane, Bill Keane
A Victorian school tests a problem-based approach to learning in the Years 7 and 8 curriculum – Teacher. View Abstract...

Attracting and retaining competent teacher leaders in 21st century schools

Paul Carlin, Helga Neidhart
Carlin and Neidhart highlight the different roles that schools are now expected to perform – centres of learning, managers of student wellbeing, developers of staff teams – and argue that the increasing pressures on schools and on school leadership teams is discouraging many would-be leaders from aspiring to the principalship – Teaching Learning Network.View Abstract...

The state of our schools 2005

John Graham
John Graham reports on the findings of the AEU's State of Our Schools survey, which was conducted among Victorian school principals in March of this year – AEU News.View Abstract...