A discipline in crisis?

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?

Research sharing

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

A new project

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