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Corwin and ACEL

Corwin and ACEL announce partnership expansion

Two leading professional learning organisations announce an important expansion of their current partnership that will enhance educators’ leadership capacity through more high quality professional learning experiences. The expanded partnership will provide increased options for educators, including professional development series in Literacy, Assessment, and Student and Principal Voice, as well as an ACEL/Corwin bookstore and a selection of online learning modules.

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Principal certification

Principals Australia Institute supports Principal Certification

Readers of Education Matters would know that today’s schools are complex places, with leaders facing a wide range of issues and pressures on top of the demands of leading teaching and learning. The Australian Professional Standard for Principals sets out what principals are expected to know, understand and do to achieve in their work. Principals are doing a great job carrying out a complex role in an industry critical to the future of the nation. Quality education is essential to future national growth, with the OECD recently noting that “The quality of schooling in a country is a powerful predictor of the wealth that countries will produce in the long run” (OECD, 2015).

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Lisa Rodgers appointed new AITSL chief executive

Earlier this week, the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) announced the appointment of Ms Lisa Rodgers as it’s new CEO following what it termed an ‘extensive national and international search’. Read more