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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Principal leadership in practice: not all schools are created equal

Angela Millar’s research shows that in order for principals and teachers to carry out effective teaching and learning, inequities in resourcing, professional development and home-school relationships must be addressed.

Female school principals overtake males in NZ schools

Women have finally overtaken men as principals of New Zealand schools, decades after teaching became a female-dominated profession.

We don’t need to reinvent the wheel… or do we?

Teacher Danielle Myburgh asks: Are we frequently accepting outdated, old fashioned, ineffective, unproductive wooden spoke wheels in education?

Principals are more stressed than ever, survey shows

Teacher shortage is thought to be a contributing factor to the increasing number of principals showing significant signs of distress as a result of their job.

Survey shows schools struggling to cope with staff shortages

A survey of principals shows that schools are having to resort to the desperate measures of splitting classes and changing the curriculum to cope with the shortage of teachers and the struggle to find relievers.

Whangaehu School principal’s role step up for Trish Reddish

The new principal at Whangaehu School, who took up the role on August 21, believes she has the best of both worlds.

Tara Kanji to become the new principal for Tauranga Girls College

A new principal for Tauranga Girls College has been announced.

A valued education

Whose job is it to instil values in our young people? The family’s? The school’s? The teacher’s? Everyone’s? JUDE BARBACK spins the moral and ethical compass.

Several Rotorua principals to leave positions in 2018

The number of Rotorua principals who have left or plan to leave their roles has some principals worried but another says she is making way for the next generation of leaders.

School leadership legacy

The legacy of a University of Auckland academic who changed the way educators around the world view school leadership and improved outcomes for school students across the globe is being celebrated with the awarding of the title Distinguished Professor Emeritus.

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