Tag Archives | Brian Caldwell

Leadership that transforms schools and school systems (powerpoint)

LEADERSHIP THAT TRANSFORMS SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL SYSTEMS Brian J. Caldwell is Principal Consultant at Educational Transformations and Professor Emeritus and a former Dean of Education at the University of Melbourne. This paper was addressed in an invited presentation at the Annual Research Conference of the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) on the theme Leadership […]

Caldwell presentation at 2017 ACER Research Conference

Leadership that transforms schools and school systems Professor Emeritus Brian J. Caldwell was invited to present on the topic ‘Leadership that transforms schools and school systems’ on August 29, 2017. The presentation is based on international comparative research in 13 countries including the world’s top-performing school systems. Caldwell ACER Conference Paper August 29

Education System Overhaul: Interview with Professor Caldwell

Does our education system need an overhaul?  Can Australia be in the top education rankings internationally? Professor Caldwell was recently interviewed by Jasmin Midgely from ABC Sunshine Coast radio about the benefits of school autonomy and student achievement.  Each school is unique which begs the question, “Is it possible to make decisions for individual schools from […]

The Autonomy Premium – Brian Caldwell’s forthcoming release

In his latest release, Brian Caldwell explains the connection between high levels of student achievement and school autonomy. Professional autonomy trumps structural autonomy. ’There is perhaps no greater sign of ground-breaking accomplishments when one’s work becomes accepted wisdom – even more so when that work pushes thinking in new directions.’ DR BEN JENSEN, CEO of Learning First Pre order your […]

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 […]