School leaders

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Infographic: Principals' experiences of offensive behaviour

A 2015 study looked at the percentage of Australian principals who have had negative experiences in the workplace. Here are some of the results.

Social and emotional learning in schools
Social and emotional learning in schools

Principals, teachers, and the public are increasingly recognising the importance of teaching social and emotional skills to students alongside academic skills.

Resources: The STEM Programme Index
Resources: The STEM Programme Index

The first national STEM Programme Index brings together information on more than 250 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics opportunities available to schools and students.

Leading from the middle: Supporting future principals
Leading from the middle: Supporting future principals

'We need something that really embraces where our Middle Leaders are at on their journey. … It needs to be something that's sustainable and longitudinal and really is an immersion process,' - Lee MacMaster.

Staff welfare programs – bringing teachers together
Staff welfare programs – bringing teachers together

'Happier staff create more conducive, less stressed learning environments.' At this school, food is just one way of bringing staff together and supporting wellbeing.

Raising whole school attendance
Raising whole school attendance

A framework with strategies intended to tackle attendance head on has resulted in a measurable increase in student attendance levels at this school.

Supporting staff wellbeing
Supporting staff wellbeing

Teacher editor Jo Earp explores a project helping schools use evidence-informed approaches to support staff wellbeing.

How much does your behaviour policy weigh?
How much does your behaviour policy weigh?

'Most school behaviour policies are a collection of confused and rehashed ideas that barely worked for yesterday’s children, let alone today's.' Paul Dix discusses how to simplify things.

Behaviour management: Angry children
Behaviour management: Angry children

‘Some children follow rules and boundaries. Angry children follow people first.’ Paul Dix discusses how to manage the behaviour of angry children.

Behaviour management: Standing together
Behaviour management: Standing together

‘When the adults change, everything changes’. Behaviour management instructor Paul Dix shares advice on how to change a student behaviour issue consistently and calmly.