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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 […]

The Autonomy Premium – now available

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 […]

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 […]

Triennial Report 2013-2015

EDUCATIONAL TRANSFORMATIONS TRIENNIAL REPORT: OUR FOURTH TRIENNIUM We are pleased to report on projects, publications, presentations and pro bono work undertaken by the Educational Transformations team in our fourth triennium: 2013-2015. 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 […]