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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
ISSN: 1448-0743
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A whole school approach to literacy learning

Wendy Inman

Between 2003 and 2005 Morwell Primary School in Victoria dramatically lifted the reading results of its very disadvantaged children. This success was achieved through a detailed literacy plan, supported by a whole school approach and strong leadership, measures to deal with a demanding school context, and a belief that quality teaching could have significant and positive effects on the students’ achievements regardless of their backgrounds.

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Subject knowledge and pedagogical choices for literacy

Naomi Flynn

In England, researchers study what makes for effective literacy teaching at Year 2 level – Literacy.

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Phonological awareness and language skills of disadvantaged preschoolers

Beth McIntosh, Sharon Crosbie, Sian Thomas, et al.

An Australian study of a new literacy intervention for disadvantaged preschoolers shows positive results – Child Language Teaching and Therapy.

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International perspectives of principal preparation

Helen Wildy, Simon Clarke, Charles Slater

The International Study of Principal Preparation has found differences in methods for preparing and training new principals – Leading and Managing.

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Preparing leaders for the future

Kelvin Canavan

A program from the Sydney Catholic Education Office prepares young teachers for leadership opportunities – Leading and Managing.

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