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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Dr Phillip McKenzie

2008

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Staff In Australia's Schools : Teacher Workforce Data And Planning Processes In Australia., Susanne Owen,, Julie Kos, Phil Mckenzie Jan 2010

Staff In Australia's Schools : Teacher Workforce Data And Planning Processes In Australia., Susanne Owen,, Julie Kos, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

This report forms part of the Australian School Teacher and Leader project which was commissioned by the former Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) in June 2006. The purpose of the project is to provide a detailed picture of the Australian teacher workforce and to gather information to assist future planning on teacher supply. This particular report focuses on longer-term approaches to workforce data and processes. The project also included the Staff in Australia's Schools survey, a national data collection involving all States and Territories and school sectors. [p.4]


Leadership : Is There A Looming Shortage?, Phil Mckenzie Oct 2008

Leadership : Is There A Looming Shortage?, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

Many school leaders will retire in the next few years and their potential successors report little attraction to the leadership role. The author considers whether Australia is really facing a looming leadership shortage. The Commonwealth Department of Education commissioned ACER to conduct the Staff in Australia's Schools (SiAS) survey in 2006 and 2007 to help fill data gaps around educator workforce issues, and to gather information to assist in future leadership planning. The article discusses the survey results, with particular reference to estimated numbers of teachers and leaders; age profiles; career intentions; and teachers' intentions to apply for leadership ...