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Triennial Report 2014-2016

EDUCATIONAL TRANSFORMATIONS TRIENNIAL REPORT: OUR FIFTH TRIENNIUM We are pleased to report on projects, publications, presentations and pro bono work undertaken by the Educational Transformations team in our fifth triennium: 2014-2016. Educational Transformations Pty Ltd was established by Professor Brian Caldwell in June 2004 following his retirement as Dean of Education at the University of Melbourne where […]

Brian Caldwell’s presentation on Professional Autonomy for NSWPPA Conference

PRINCIPAL PROFESSIONAL AUTONOMY: A POLICY PRIORITY IN THE QUEST FOR WORLD-CLASS SCHOOLS Brian Caldwell presented on this topic at the NSW Primary Principals Association (NSWPPA) Principal Credential Program in Sydney on 7 November 2016. The presentation drew on themes from his recently published book The Autonomy Premium (ACER Press 2016). The Autonomy Premium – Evidence […]

Education System Overhaul: Interview with Professor Caldwell

Does our education system need an overhaul?  Can Australia be in the top education rankings internationally? Professor Caldwell was recently interviewed by Jasmin Midgely from ABC Sunshine Coast radio about the benefits of school autonomy and student achievement.  Each school is unique which begs the question, “Is it possible to make decisions for individual schools from […]

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 […]