Tag Archives | Brian Caldwell

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 […]

Sydney Principal Credential Conference: Caldwell Keynote on Innovation

Leadership Authority for School Innovation 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 addressed in an invited keynote presentation at the Sydney Principal Credential Conference held at the Novotel Brighton-le-Sands, […]

Changing Schools in an Era of Globalization

Changing Schools in an Era of Globalization, co-edited with John Chi-Kin Lee in 2011, was released by Routledge in paperback in February 2014. 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 and continuous change. However, few works have […]

Literature review: trust and school improvement

A culture of trust enhances performance In this environmental scan of research and policy literature, Dr Jessica Harris, Professor Brian Caldwell and Fiona Longmuir consider various definitions of trust as they seek to address and inform the hypothesis that ‘a culture of trust enhances performance’ in schools. The discussion draws on the work of the […]