This week, as his professorial provocation, A/Prof Eacott asked questions of the state of scholarship in educational leadership, management and administration in Australia (and arguably worldwide). This was not so much a critique but rather a recognition that for many within the boarder field of education research, and definitely the wider scholarly community, the value … Read moreA discipline in crisis?
This week A/Prof Eacott attended the 6th International Catholic Educational Leadership Conference (#iccel2013) in Sydney, hosted by the Centre for Creative and Authentic Leadership at the Australian Catholic University. Engaging with the theme of ‘paradox and possibilities’, A/Prof Eacott’s paper proposed that the way to meaningfully engage with mainstream education policy – particularly that which … Read moreResearch sharing
This week A/Prof Eacott commenced a project with the Maitland-Newcastle Catholic Schools Office entitled ‘Building school leadership capacity through research: a pilot study’. This project is focused on the development and testing of an innovative school leadership preparation and development program that can ‘target’ a specific group (e.g. a school leadership team) and is ‘tailored’ … Read moreA new project
In recognition of A/Prof Eacott’s work on the edited book Empirical Leadership Research: Letting the Data Speak for Themselves (co-edited with Dr Richard Niesche), he has been awarded the Untested Ideas Center ‘Book Editor of the Year Award’. This edited collection brought leadership scholars together from Australia, the US, and Malaysia and across a number … Read moreRecognition of work