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 […]

International Executive Leaders Program

Professor Brian Caldwell is a contributing “thought leader” in the International Executive Leaders Program presented by the International Confederation of Principals (ICP) and the National Excellence in School Leadership Institute (NESLI).  Brian is contributing a series of filmed interviews in Module 1: Framing Global Transformation, along with Beatriz Pont, Senior Policy Analyst at OECD’s Directorate […]

New series from ACEL – Resources in Action

Presented by The Australian Council for Educational Leaders and written by leading experts, Resources in Action, is your fortnightly leadership and teaching companion providing succinct, contemporary and focused tips and strategies. These are practical and easy-to-implement with thought provoking content designed to energise your teaching and leading, and maximise the performance of you and your […]


Professor Emeritus Brian Caldwell developed an instrument for assessing progress in personalising learning on the basis of national and international research and literature on the topic. It may be used by schools for planning, seminars and workshops, providing source is acknowledged. Assessing school capacity for personalising learning

Brian Caldwell, Fiona Longmuir and Tanya Vaughan to write 40 articles for ACEL in 2019

Educational Transformations has been commissioned by the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) to write 40 articles for ACEL’s Resources in Action series in 2019 — 20 on Leadership and 20 on Management. Our writing team consists of Brian Caldwell, Fiona Longmuir and Tanya Vaughan. Brian is our Principal Consultant and Professor Emeritus, University of […]

The Alignment Premium – available to purchase

Brian Caldwell’s sequel to The Autonomy Premium entitled, The Alignment Premium, also published by ACER Press. Description and order form are available here. Brian Caldwell has forged a highly credible, cutting-edge international reputation for his ability to translate innovative thinking and theory into grounded practice that actually make a difference. DR JIM WATTERSTON, Dean of the Melbourne Graduate […]