Volume 43 Issue 2
Whole School Leadership

Welcome to the second edition of the Australian Educational Leader (AEL) for 2021. We are delighted to present ‘Whole School Leadership'. Our lead articles have been written by Pamela Macklin and Vic Zbar, Kylie Lipscombe and Sharon Tindall-Ford. Other sections include a spotlight interview with Lea Waters, event recaps of our Early Childhood and Disability & Inclusion conferences, book review and success stories.

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From the President
Stephen Gniel

From the CEO
Dr Barbara Watterston

Lead Articles

Leading Improvement in Your School
Pamela Macklin and Vic Zbar

Middle leadership: A partnership in teaching and learning
Dr Kylie Lipscombe & Associate Professor Sharon Tindall-Ford

AEL Articles

Whole-school designs that develop middle leadership capacity
Darren Bryant and Allan Walker

Beyond semantics: Recasting leading and managing for whole-school leadership
Paul Kidson

It’s about teaching, not the tool
Vanessa Crouch, Alicia Pringle, John Hession, Steven Newman, Robyn Finch, Joseph Pearson & Lora Bance

Whole School Leadership
Ken Avenell

The myth of merit selection
Kevin Steed