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Author Duigan, Patrick

Title Leading Australia's schools / [edited by] Patrick Duignan, David Gurr
Published Winmalee, N.S.W. : Australian Council for Educational Leaders, [2007]


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 MELB  371.20120994 Dui/Las  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  371.20120994 Dui/Las  AVAILABLE
Description vi, 169 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction. Leading Australia's schools / David Gurr & Patrick Duignan -- 1. Lynne Hinton (Buranda Primary School, Qld.). Leadership as inquiry / Clinton Golding -- 2. Sister Geralding Mitchell (St. Clare's School, Perth, WA). One person is as important as the whole world / Rod Chadbourne -- 3. Jodee Wilson (Nixon St. Primary School, Devonport, Tas.). Welcome to the dance / Neville Grady -- 4. Lee Callum (Upper Coomera State College, Gold Coast, Qld.). Individual pathways to the future: not just an intellectual journey / Robyn Collins -- 6. Rhonda Brain (Parkes Public School, NSW). The woman who taught a town to read / Ian McKay -- 7. Shane Gorman (Birrigai Outdoor School, ACT). The accidental principal / Robert Fitzgerald -- 8. Sheree Vertigan (Reece High School). A leader with 'fierce resolve' / Roslyn Arnold -- 9. Moira Najdecki (MacKillop Catholic College, ACT). Leading and loving it / Kathryn Moyle -- 10. David Wood (Sevenoaks Senior College, Perth, WA). Creating a young adult ethos / Jan Gray --
11. Sr. Jill Havey (St. Dominic's Priory College, North Adelaide, SA). For the love of learning / Madeleine Reagan -- 12. Dr. Leoni Degenhardt (Loreto Normanhurst, Sydney, NSW). Reinventing schooling for the 21st century / Leoni Degenhardt and Patrick Duignan -- 13. Garry Costello (Mt. Gambier High School, SA). Schools are four walls surrounding the future / Louise Bywaters -- 14. John Fleming (Bellfield Primary School; Haileybury College, Vic.). We can be the best / David Gurr -- 15. Bella Irlicht (Port Phillip Specialist School, Port Melbourne, Vic.). Making a difference / Lawrie Drysdale -- 16. Dr. Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr Baumann (St. Frances Xavier School, Nauiyu Nambiyu, NT). Education is for living and for life / Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr Baumann and Julie T. Wells -- 17. Tony Considine (Thursday Island High School, Torres Straits; Taminmin High School, Humpty Doo, NT). A fair go for all / Ken Thompson -- 18. Hope for a better future / Patrick Duignan & David Gurr
Summary "Stories about the exhilaration of being a principal of an Australian school"--Provided by publisher
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Subject School principals -- Australia -- Case studies.
Educational leadership -- Australia -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Author Duignan, P. A.
Gurr, David (Lecturer in educational leadership)
Australian Council for Educational Leaders.
LC no. 2008426267
ISBN 9780977548118 paperback