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The Autonomy Premium

The Autonomy Premium: Brian Caldwell’s next book Brian Caldwell’s next book, to be published by ACER Press in mid-2016, is entitled The Autonomy Premium. This is his tenth book on the theme of school autonomy published over 30 years since 1986. We’ll keep you posted on publication dates, price and availability of Brian to conduct seminars, […]

Realigning the Governance of Schools in Australia

Energising an Experimentalist Approach Brian J. Caldwell is Managing Director and Principal Consultant at Educational Transformations and Professor Emeritus at the University of Melbourne where he served as Dean of Education from 1998 to 2004. This paper was presented by Professor Caldwell at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University workshop on the theme […]

Autonomy for Schools

SEPARATING THE GOOD FROM THE BAD IN MYTHS ABOUT MORE AUTONOMY FOR SCHOOLS Brian J. Caldwell It is generally well-known that I have been an advocate of self-managing schools in the public sector for more than three decades and you may well be wondering if I have anything to add in a conference on the theme ‘Looking […]