International Comparative Study Of Successful School Leadership: Successful School Leadership In Australia

Grant number: DP0556709

Abstract

There is renewed focus by government on education, facilitated by the move to a knowledge society and the realisation of the importance of good education to Australia's prosperity. School principals are key to how schools function. With an ageing principalship and a high principal retirement rate, there is renewed interest in developing current and future principals as evidenced by the establishment of the National Institute for Quality Learning and School Leadership. This research is about successful school principals and is part of an international effort to better understand school leadership, particularly that of schools that have undergone dramatic improvement. It holds the promise of t..

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