One of the challenges facing educational leaders today is the ability to conceptualise how we go about reframing schooling and then articulating the key drivers for change. Many educational leaders suffer from what I call ‘conceptual construct disorder’ (CCD).  This is a condition in which we define and develop responses to schooling by what has … More CCD

Diversity should be the norm

You know an election is in the wind when the well-worn public vs private school story appears  in the tabloid press and as fodder for radio shock-jocks. According to an article this week, the success of public schools in HSC and NAPLAN tests was partly responsible for an increase in enrolments.  It follows the SMH on Monday  which quotes Chris Bonner, former president of the Secondary Principals … More Diversity should be the norm