Educational leadership research into key areas of policies and programs designed to support leaders in improving the quality of learning in their organisations. Inquiry areas include:

  • Leadership succession: recruitment, selection, retention and ongoing support of prospective and established leaders
  • The changing context and expectations of leaders and the impacts on leaders, leaders' learning and organisational learning
  • Creating models of leadership for the 21st Century
  • Leadership practices for improved organisational learning.

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Submissions from 2020

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A case for reimagining school leadership development to enhance collective efficacy, Kerry Elliott and Hilary Hollingsworth

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Menzies School Leadership Incubator: Impact and Evaluation Report 2019, Menzies Foundation, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), Clear Horizon, Angela Mina Consulting, and Ernst & Young

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What does the research tell us about leadership and international education?, Pauline Taylor-Guy, Jarrod Hingston, and Pina Tarricone

Submissions from 2018

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Using the Principal Performance Improvement Tool, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Principal Performance Improvement Tool, Geoff N. Masters AO

Events from 2017

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Leadership that transforms schools and school systems, Brian Caldwell

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Karmel Oration: Leading schools and school systems in times of change: A paradox and a quest, Toby Greany

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Leading empowered evaluations to develop trust and improve learning: Insights from qualitative research, Peter McClenaghan and Kerrie Ikin

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Capabilities required for leading improvement: Challenges for researchers and developers, Viviane Robinson

Submissions from 2014

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Professional certification for accomplished principals: directions for Australia, Lawrence Ingvarson

Submissions from 2013

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Review of national and international practice in voluntary certification for principals, Brian Caldwell

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Quality educational leadership through principal certification: A consultation paper seeking input on school principal certification to recognise and enhance educational leadership in Australian schools, Paul Kilvert

Submissions from 2007

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OECD improving school leadership activity : Australian country background report, Michelle Anderson, Peter Gronn, Lawrence Ingvarson, Andrew Jackson, Elizabeth Kleinhenz, Phillip McKenzie, Bill Mulford, and Nick Thornton