Welcome to the Curriculum & Leadership Journal website.
To receive our fortnightly Email Alert,
please click on the blue menu item below.
Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
ISSN: 1448-0743
Follow us on twitter

Innovation and excellence: re-energising education

Kelvin Bottrell
The leader of a cluster of schools in Melbourne's south-west describes the way that an ambitious school improvement initiative is transforming thinking and learning for teachers, students and the wider community. Using funding from the Australian Government ASISTM Project, the schools have worked together to identify new ways of injecting innovation and excellence into their work. The initiative has been strengthened by strong leadership and ongoing input from external experts and members of the community. View Article...

Whole-school literacy success against the odds

David Baxter, Wayne Sawyer
School leaders and literacy programs at a disadvantaged school in Sydney have produced outstanding results – Literacy Learning: the Middle Years. View Abstract...

Closing the gap and accelerating learning in the middle years of schooling

David Rose, Claire Acevedo
A well-designed program has shown it can substantially overcome students' unequal social preparation for reading and writing – Literacy Learning: the Middle Years. View Abstract...

Reducing student suspension rates and engaging students in learning

Geoff Riordan
In New South Wales, two studies have revealed a significant ‘school effect’ on student suspension rates – Improving Schools.View Abstract...

Changing respresentations to learn primary science concepts

Bruce Waldrip, Vaughan Prain
A study has investigated ways to help students to recognise and portray scientific concepts and methods across words, graphs and other modes of representation – Teaching Science.View Abstract...