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What is next after COVID-19

Malcolm Elliot has been a teacher for over 40 years. From 2015-2018 he was president of the Tasmanian Principals Association, representing government primary and secondary school principals. He is now president of the Australian Primary Principals Association (APPA).

The attention of more than 7600 primary school leaders is turning to the question of “what next?” We could all do with some certainty about the future. It is for this reason that I put forward the idea of multi-year resourcing agreements as a pivotal strategic consideration for decision makers. Read more

The lessons learnt during COVID-19

By Australian Primary Principals Association (APPA) president Malcolm Elliot. 

At time of writing the world is filled with optimism that vaccines will change the course of the pandemic and life will return to something akin to our normal. Read more

Helping principals flourish

The Flourish Project is a collaboration between Dr Adam Fraser Consulting, Deakin University Business School and The Shoalhaven Primary Principal’s Council, designed to improve the performance and wellbeing of school principals. Dr Fraser tells Education Matters of the project’s genesis, achievements and why he thinks it can help principals thrive professionally, physically and mentally.

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Reforms for impact

Education must become a long term, bipartisan approach not interrupted by elections or politics, writes Dennis Yarrington, President of the Australian Primary Principals Association (APPA).

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