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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 […]

The Autonomy Premium

The Autonomy Premium, Brian Caldwell’s latest publication on the topic of autonomy, describes and illustrates what successful schools with a higher level of autonomy do with their new authority and responsibility to achieve improved outcomes for their students. Drawing on national and international research, with illustrations from case studies in Australia, Brian Caldwell shows how the links to learning can be made. The focus […]

The Self-Transforming School

The Self-Transforming School By Brian J Caldwell, Jim Spinks. Published August 2013 by Routledge – 224 pages  This is the first mega-analysis in education policy and practice. It combines an overview of insightful meta-analyses of factors contributing to the success of schools and an analysis of powerful mega-trends that are shaping developments in education in […]

Transforming Education Through the Arts

Transforming Education Through the Arts by Brian J Caldwell and Tanya Vaughan Publication Date: January 12, 2012 | ISBN-10: 0415687020 | ISBN-13: 978-0415687027 | Edition: 1 This timely book takes up the challenge of maintaining programs in the arts in the face of unrelenting pressure from two directions; the increasing focus on literacy and numeracy […]

Changing Schools in an Era of Globalization

Changing Schools in an Era of Globalization – By John Chi-Kin Lee, Brian J. Caldwell Published 5th April 2011 by Routledge – 234 pages – Series: Routledge Research in Education Much has been written about globalization and the challenge of preparing young people for the new world of work and life in times of complexity […]