Over the past decade, there has been considerable concern about an impending crisis in school leadership due to a shrinking pool of applicants for principals’ positions. This paper explores the dimensions of this issue in Australia and identifies possible reasons for a decline in interest in principalship. It concludes with ideas and directions for policy reform.
Watson, Louise, "Why would anyone want this job? The challenge of attracting and sustaining effective leaders for Austrlaian schools" (2007).