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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
ISSN: 1448-0743
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Leading learning: creating high-achieving learning environments

Robyn Collins
Both individual school development and the quality of the surrounding infrastructure are critical for lasting success in student learning. We must look at the ‘inside story’ – what we know about how schools change for the better in terms of their internal dynamics; the ‘inside-outside’ story – what effective schools do about the plethora of outside forces impinging on them; and the ‘outside-in’ story – how agencies external to the school organise themselves to be effective in accomplishing large-scale reform at the school level. View Article...

Putting education back into educational leadership

Viviane Robinson
Educational leadership by principals requires knowledge of subject content, pedagogy and PD, as well as the ability to intervene in teachers' classroom practice – Leading and Managing. View Abstract...

Student teachers' English subject knowledge

Samantha Twiselton
All parts of the primary English curriculum need to relate back to the core of the subject, the communication of meaning, while also relating subject matter to the wider world – Literacy. View Abstract...

Reforming Year 9

Peter Cole
A general reorientation of schooling in the middle years is needed to address student dissatisfaction, which peaks in Year 9 – CSE/IARTV Occasional Paper.View Abstract...

Single-sex classes in co-educational schools

Robin Wills, Sue Kilpatrick, Biddy Hutton
The experience of one Tasmanian primary school suggests that single-sex classes within a co-educational school may have significant benefits for student engagement and social development – British Journal of Sociology of Education.View Abstract...