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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
ISSN: 1448-0743
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Introducing the ACEL leadership capability framework

Jenny Lewis

The Australian Council for Educational Leaders has developed a framework designed to inform the development of future programs for the professional development of current and aspiring school leaders. Known as the ACEL Leadership Capability Framework, it will provide the footprint for emerging leaders and principal preparation leadership programs that will be delivered by ACEL in the Northern Territory Department of Education from July 2009.

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Inclusion, high demands and high expectations to resist deficit syndrome in Grade 3 reading

Ulla Damber

Unusually high reading achievement by groups of disadvantaged, ethnically diverse primary students are examined in a Swedish study – Literacy.

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Teaching mathematics for understanding

Edward Silver, Vilma Mesa, Katherine A Morris, et al.

A US study investigates the extent to which middle years teachers are encouraging a deep conceptual understanding of mathematics amongst their students – AERJ.

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The Scientists in Schools project

Christine Howitt, Leonie Rennie, Marian Heard, et al.

A program run by CSIRO is establishing partnerships between scientists and science teachers to promote scientific literacy in the community – Teaching Science.

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Experienced science teachers' learning

Ineke Henze, Jan H. van Driel, Nico Verloop

Eight experienced secondary science teachers describe their efforts to familiarise themselves with the new content and teaching styles required for context-based, social constructivist pedagogies – Journal of Teacher Education.

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