Archive | October, 2016

David Loader’s new book, The Inner Principal

Brian Caldwell recommends David Loader’s book, The Inner Principal, Reflections on Educational Leadership, with forewords by Michael Fullan and Gary Stager.  The book is available from Amazon in print or in Kindle edition. This book is a classic. In an era when books on leadership are preoccupied with targets and accountabilities there is need for one that […]

Student Achievement & Professional Autonomy: Interview with Professor Caldwell

An interview with Erika Vass and Professor Brian Caldwell on the topic of student achievement and professional autonomy in regional cities. Australia could be near the top of the international education rankings of student achievement within 10 years if implementation of current policies was improved and schools in Broken Hill for example, were given much more […]

Teaching Autonomy

Teaching Autonomy Professor Brian Caldwell was recently interviewed by Murray Jones from 4CA radio regarding his work on professional autonomy. Do you ever feel that you are being micro-managed at work and are not given the freedom to do what you were employed to do? Murray Jones from 4CA speaks with Professor Brian Caldwell from Educational […]

School Improvement: Professional Autonomy with Brian Caldwell

Jo Earp from Teacher Magazine interviews Professor Brian Caldwell on the topic of Professional Autonomy My guest for this episode is Professor Brian Caldwell, Professor Emeritus at the University of Melbourne and Deputy Chair of ACARA (the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority). His new book The Autonomy Premium, published by ACER Press, explores the link […]