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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
ISSN: 1448-0743
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Gateways to Literacy©

Nancy Batenburg
At Millner Primary School, Northern Territory, the Gateways to Literacy© program has helped to transform the literacy outcomes of struggling students. Building on existing assessment and analysis strategies at the school, the program has been informed and fine tuned with knowledge and expertise from speech pathologists and occupational therapists. The program is now a stand-alone package, published by the school. View Article...

Year 12 National Assessment

AISQ Briefings
There are serious concerns about standards-based assessment, which is one of the main models being suggested for a possible national examination of Year 12 students in Australia. View Abstract...

True learning communities?

Roslyn Arnold
Experienced teachers who mentor pre-service colleagues should be encouraged to take up postgraduate studies and receive academic credits for their work – Education Review. View Abstract...

School sector differences in tertiary entrance

Gary N. Marks
In general, government schools do not 'value add' as well as Catholic and Independent schools. The main body of government schools should learn from the practices of their state sector counterparts who do demonstrate superior student outcomes – Making Schools Better conference. View Abstract...

Marketing razzle-dazzle and the success of new non-government schools

Rebecca English
The marketing of education has become increasingly sophisticated. In this article Rebecca English considers some of the marketing techniques used by non-government schools – Perspectives on Educational Leadership.View Abstract...

When innocence meets experience

Julie White
This article considers the plight of beginning teachers, and proposes that school communities revise their expectations of the professional contribution they can expect from these teachers – Practically Primary.View Abstract...