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The Alignment Premium – now available to order

Brian Caldwell has written a sequel to The Autonomy Premium entitled The Alignment Premium, also published by ACER Press. Description and order form are available here.   Benchmarking Australia’s student achievement, professional autonomy and system adaptivity It is time for a new narrative on schools in Australia. Lifting Australia’s performance on international assessments depends on top-class teaching and learning […]

What is school autonomy, and why does it matter?

Professor Brian Caldwell’s interview with Cassie McCullagh on RN (Life Matters) on the topic What is school autonomy, and why does it matter?  There’s a catchy phrase that’s been doing the rounds in education circles for a few years. It’s called school autonomy.  In 2014 the Federal Government announced plans to make more than 1500 […]

Professor Brian Caldwell Publications and Presentations

Professor Brian Caldwell publications and presentations index Book Caldwell, B.J. (2018). The Alignment Premium, Melbourne: ACER Press – available for pre-order. Benchmarking Australia’s student achievement, professional autonomy and system adaptivity. It is time for a new narrative on schools in Australia. Lifting Australia’s performance on international assessments depends on top-class teaching and learning that meets the needs of all students […]