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2013

Australian Catholic University

Educational Administration and Supervision

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“From Whence Shall They Come?” Attracting The New Generation Of School Leaders, Andrea O'Brien Jan 2013

“From Whence Shall They Come?” Attracting The New Generation Of School Leaders, Andrea O'Brien

Theses

The research problem underpinning this study concerns the paucity of applications for the principalship in Catholic schools in the Diocese of Townsville, North Queensland. Deputy principals, assistants to the principal religious education and assistant principals in the Diocese of Townsville are reluctant to apply for the principalship. Initiatives to address this challenge have been unsuccessful. Consequently, the purpose of this research is to explore why few deputy principals, assistants to the principal religious education and assistant principals are applying for principal positions in the Diocese of Townsville. The following specific research questions were generated from a synthesis of the literature ...


A Class Act: The Teaching Team Approach To Subject Coordination, Geraldine E. Lefoe, Dominique Rene Parrish, Lynne Maree Keevers, Yoni Ryan, Jo Mckenzie, Janne Malfroy Jan 2013

A Class Act: The Teaching Team Approach To Subject Coordination, Geraldine E. Lefoe, Dominique Rene Parrish, Lynne Maree Keevers, Yoni Ryan, Jo Mckenzie, Janne Malfroy

Professional Staff Publications

Advancing the development of good practice around the teaching team has been the focus of a recently completed, nationally funded Australian grant entitled Coordinators Leading Advancement of Sessional Staff (CLASS). The project focused on developing leadership capacity of subject coordinators to provide supportive contexts for sessional staff to enhance their knowledge of teaching practice and contribute to subject improvement through a team approach. An action learning approach and notions of distributed leadership underpinned the activities of the teaching teams in the program.

This paper provides an overview of a practical approach, led by the subject coordinator, to engaging sessional staff ...