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Balancing act : challenges for educational leadership
Professional Educator (2009)
  • Michelle Anderson, ACER
  • Hamish Coates, ACER
Abstract
Research carried out the University of Western Sydney and the Australian Council for Educational Research into leadership at the higher education level reveals the challenges faced by educational leaders. The study, 'Learning Leaders in Times of Change', surveyed higher educational leaders to explore the challenges they face in their roles and the capabilities involved in leadership of teaching and learning. The study lists a series of core recommendations - identified by the 513 leaders involved in the study and validated by an additional 600 higher educational leaders from Australia and across the world - designed both to help address the leadership succession and capabilities crises, and to secure the Australian education system during the challenging times that lie ahead. The next phase of 'Learning Leaders in Times of Change' project, building on the study results, is to develop an Online Leadership Learning System resource. [Author abstract, ed]
Publication Date
March, 2009
Citation Information
Michelle Anderson and Hamish Coates. "Balancing act : challenges for educational leadership" Professional Educator Vol. 8 Iss. 1 (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/hamish_coates/41/