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Teacher Danielle Myburgh asks: Are we frequently accepting outdated, old fashioned, ineffective, unproductive wooden spoke wheels in education?

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.

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.

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.

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.

Digital Divides, Dividends and Dangers: The Key Role of Education

The impact of digital technology on education –and that of educators on the use of social media and other digital platforms-are key themes of the upcoming Education Leaders Forum.

US study tour affirms good work being done in NZ schools, says principal

A five-week study tour of the United States confirmed to Otahuhu College principal Neil Watson that New Zealand schools are on the right track.

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