School leaders

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School leadership: Cultivating collective efficacy
School leadership: Cultivating collective efficacy

What will it take to strengthen the pipeline of educators to take on the complex role of school leadership and cultivate collective efficacy to improve outcomes for all students? That’s the challenge at the heart of the Menzies School Leadership Incubator.

Supporting teacher emotions through rolling crises
Supporting teacher emotions through rolling crises

‘Teachers having space to discuss their emotions and the issues that evoke them leads to a higher probability of finding creative and collaborative ways to manage them,’ Dr Jean Hopman writes in her article on how to navigate the emotional work of teaching.

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.

Teacher’s Bookshelf: Having strong school infrastructure
Teacher’s Bookshelf: Having strong school infrastructure

Teacher Wellbeing by Amy Green offers practical tools for teachers and leaders to unpack the many facets of teacher wellbeing. In this exclusive excerpt, Green explores the systems, structures and processes in schools that support teacher wellbeing and ensure we function properly.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 41: Teacher welfare
Teacher Staffroom Episode 41: Teacher welfare

This month at Teacher, we’ve shared a range of content on teacher welfare – from how to access supports at your school, to coping with violence from students. In this episode of Teacher Staffroom, we bring you up to date on these stories and more highlights from October.

Doing fewer things, better: The case for de-implementation
Doing fewer things, better: The case for de-implementation

‘De-implementation is the art and science of removing an approach, practice, initiative, or program that is no longer meeting student and school needs’. In this article, Evidence for Learning’s Susannah Schoeffel and Michael Rosenbrock share what there is to gain from de-implementation, and considerations for schools.

The Research Files Episode 77: Coping with violence from students
The Research Files Episode 77: Coping with violence from students

Student violence directed at school staff is a common issue. In this episode of The Research Files, we look at the results of a new study which analysed the frequency and impact of occupational violence perpetrated by students towards teachers working in the P-6 sector. We also discuss the prevention and coping strategies staff use and find effective.

Resilience at work: Vicarious trauma in teaching and practical classroom strategies
Resilience at work: Vicarious trauma in teaching and practical classroom strategies

Teachers do their best to support student wellbeing, and often this can mean supporting a student who may be showing signs of posttraumatic stress at school. In this article, Dr Emily Berger shares trauma-informed strategies that teachers can use in the classroom to support both student and teacher wellbeing.

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.