This paper aims to provide an Australian perspective on successful school leadership.
The paper focuses on case studies in two Australian states (Tasmania and Victoria). Case studies for each state were developed independently and are reported separately.
The findings show a remarkable degree of commonality demonstrating that the core aspects of successful school leadership can be identified in ways that can help explain the complexity of principal leadership that leads to improved student outcomes.
Highlights the importance and contribution of the principal to the quality of education.
Gurr, D., Drysdale, L. and Mulford, B. (2005), "Successful principal leadership: Australian case studies", Journal of Educational Administration, Vol. 43 No. 6, pp. 539-551. https://doi.org/10.1108/09578230510625647Download as .RIS
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