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Caldwell presentation at 2017 ACER Research Conference

Leadership that transforms schools and school systems Professor Emeritus Brian J. Caldwell was invited to present on the topic ‘Leadership that transforms schools and school systems’ on August 29, 2017. The presentation is based on international comparative research in 13 countries including the world’s top-performing school systems. Caldwell ACER Conference Paper August 29

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 […]

Wellbeing in Schools Australia (WISA) Introductory Address

Brian Caldwell’s short introductory address at the Wellbeing in Schools Australia (WISA) conference in Melbourne on 14 October 2016.  The title is ‘School wellbeing and why it is fundamental to quality schooling’.  Brian is Patron of WISA. At first sight, student wellbeing is a well-researched field. It seems that every state and territory has done […]

Brian Caldwell’s Keynote at ACEL Conference on September 29 – Professional Autonomy, School Innovation & Student Achievement in the 21st Century

    This paper provides some of the detail for Brian Caldwell’s keynote address at the National Conference of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) in Melbourne on September 29, 2016.  Professional Autonomy, School Innovation and Student Achievement in the 21st Century This paper draws on themes in The Autonomy Premium (Caldwell 2016a) and the […]

WERA Symposium, Budapest: The Effect of School Autonomy on Student Achievement

AN EVIDENCE BASE ON THE EFFECT OF SCHOOL AUTONOMY ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT: AUSTRALIAN STUDIES This paper was presented by Associate Professor Lawrie Drysdale, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, in an international symposium on School Autonomy and 21st Century Learning at the Annual Conference of the World Educational Research Association (WERA), Budapest, September 2015. The purpose […]