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Researching education: 5 further readings on leadership
Researching education: 5 further readings on leadership

What leadership styles were important for principals as they navigated the challenges associated with COVID-19? How can school leaders partner with community to bring sustained change? In this edition of Researching education: 5 further readings, we share 5 readings on the topic of leadership, which address these questions.

School Assembly Episode 6: Building a team
School Assembly Episode 6: Building a team

School Assembly is the podcast that explores what it takes to build a new school from the ground up. In Series 1 we’re following Principal Dr Ray Boyd and Associate Principal Rachael Lehr as they navigate the exciting and challenging journey in Western Australia. It’s the start of the school year and Dayton Primary School is about to open its doors to the first students. Episode 6 is all about building the foundation staff.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 43: Leading you into 2023
Teacher Staffroom Episode 43: Leading you into 2023

As many of you prepare to settle into another school year, we’ve been looking at the topic of leadership for our first week back of brand-new content. In this first podcast episode for 2023, we get you up to speed on these leadership stories, and also some highlights from content we’ve recently published.

Teacher’s Bookshelf: Ecosystem Leadership
Teacher’s Bookshelf: Ecosystem Leadership

Ecosystem Leadership: an approach for schools, written by Neil Barker, provides practical, hands-on activities to assist school leaders in developing collective leadership skills and practices. In this exclusive extract from the book, Barker is discussing the importance of understanding your school’s unique context and creating a leadership approach that is aligned with the needs of that school community.

School Assembly Episode 5: Building a new school
School Assembly Episode 5: Building a new school

In this episode of our podcast series School Assembly, we speak with Principal Ray Boyd and Associate Principal Rachael Lehr from Dayton Primary School about the physical build and location of their new school in the new suburb of Dayton in Western Australia.

A creative approach to teacher recruitment
A creative approach to teacher recruitment

When recruiting staff for their foundation team, leaders at Dayton Primary School threw out the concept of traditional job interviews and instead enlisted the help of Joel Birch from Firebird Learning to host a recruitment session incorporating Lego Serious Play.

School Assembly Episode 4: Connecting with community
School Assembly Episode 4: Connecting with community

In this episode of our podcast series School Assembly, we speak with Principal Ray Boyd and Associate Principal Rachael Lehr about how they have connected with their new school community, in the lead up to the opening of Dayton Primary School in Western Australia next year.

Podcast: School Assembly Episode 3: Planning
Podcast: School Assembly Episode 3: Planning

In this episode of our podcast series School Assembly, we speak with Principal Ray Boyd and Associate Principal Rachael Lehr about all things ‘planning’ in the lead up to the opening of Dayton Primary School in Western Australia next year.

School Assembly Episode 2: Setting short- and long-term goals
School Assembly Episode 2: Setting short- and long-term goals

In this second episode of our new podcast series School Assembly, we speak with Principal Ray Boyd and Associate Principal Rachael Lehr about setting short- and long-term goals in the lead up to the opening of Dayton Primary School in Western Australia next year.

School Improvement Episode 41: Working collaboratively to improve student outcomes
School Improvement Episode 41: Working collaboratively to improve student outcomes

In this podcast, we’re joined by Trent Cowley, Principal at Kingston State School. Trent shares what it means to him to be a visible leader, how he’s working to build staff capacity, and the impact that his collaboration with other principals in the area has had on student outcomes.