Opinion Archives - Education Matters Magazine

Primary is fundamental and influential

APPA President Angela Falkenberg highlights how primary educators contribute to ensuring students’ needs are met and the important role they play in sustaining the village that raises the child.
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Increasing self-awareness: questions to lead by

In his work with tens of thousands of school leaders in different stages of their professional leadership development, Dr Stephen Brown has found a leadership credo to be a powerful strategy for self-reflection and self-awareness.
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Emotional labour in volatile times

The principal’s role is changing, placing greater demand on their emotional management capacities to navigate diverse school demographics, outgoing Australian Secondary Principals Association (ASPA) president Andrew Pierpoint writes in his final column for Education Matters.
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Dr Gary Stager on why technology is not the enemy

Founder and CEO of Constructing Modern Knowledge Dr Gary Stager flew in from the U.S. as a keynote speaker at EduTECH this year. He sat down with Education Matters to discuss where education is headed.
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