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Reflective Leadership is Effective Leadership

“Feedback is a function of respect; when you don’t have honest conversations with us about our strengths and our opportunities for growth, we question our contributions and your commitment.” Brene Brown 2018 In our seven years of working with leaders, we’ve learned...

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Planning your 2021 School Strategy

Planning your 2021 School Strategy As we approach the final term for the year, many schools have begun their planning process for 2021. We know how important it is to create evidence-based targets and processes for the new year. To support your school’s planning...

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The Keys to Effective Feedback

We can all agree feedback is great? Right?  In reality, for many teachers, students and school leaders feedback isn’t all that helpful and can sometimes be damaging. Research shows that effective feedback requires trust between parties and a form of radical...

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Navigating Isolation with your Students

My name is Wren Gillett. I am a first-year university student and student voice advocate. I myself, am experiencing first hand the foreign world of remote learning. I haven’t even had a class on Campus yet, so everything about this transition has been a major learning...

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Classroom behaviour management

Dec 1, 2017

Classroom behaviour management What is classroom behaviour? The are various types of challenging behaviour in the classroom, from low-level disruptions such as talking out of turn and not following directions, to more anti-social behaviours such as…

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The role of evaluation and reflection in teaching and school improvement

Oct 1, 2017

Expectations of teachers and schools are changing rapidly. This is being driven by a range of factors including our growing understanding of the future of society and workplace that today’s children will face when they finish formal schooling. As the OECD…

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Professional Learning Communities

Jul 1, 2017

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) have become a hot topic lately as building in-school capacity is increasingly viewed as a major lever for improving student outcomes. PLCs have been found to contribute to instructional improvement of teachers,1…

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Making the case for reform of Australia’s education system – and Pivot!

Apr 25, 2016

A new report by PwC argues for ‘constructive, concrete reform’ of Australia’s education system to prepare students for changing workforce demands – particularly in STEM subject areas.1 The PwC report recognises that good ideas and innovation for driving…

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