Professional Publications

Below is a list of professional publications and other outputs by Dr Eacott:


Eacott, S. (2016). Do principals need to be educators first? Perspectives on Educational Leadership, 26(2), 6-7.

Eacott, S. (2015). School autonomy and student outcomes. Perspectives on Educational Leadership, 25(5), 1-3.

Eacott, S. (2014). Beyond the hype of ‘leadership’. Perspectives on Educational Leadership, 24(1), 1-3.

Eacott, S. (2012). Book review: Australian school leadership today edited by Neil Cranston and Lisa Ehrich. Australian Educational Researcher, 39(3), 385-387.

Eacott, S. (2011). Public intellectualism and educational leadership. Perspectives on Educational Leadership, 21(6), 1-2.

Eacott, S. (2011). Game changers. Education Review May, 25.

Eacott, S. (2011). Book review: The pendulum swings by Bernard Barker. Journal of Educational Administration and History. 43(1), 83-84.

Eacott, S. (2010). Challenging the orthodoxy of school leadership. Perspectives on Educational Leadership, 20(7), 1-2.

Eacott, S. (2009). Book review: Passionate leadership in education by Brent Davies and Tim Brighouse. Issues in Educational Research, 19(1), 79-81.

Eacott, S. (2008). Leading, managing and motivating staff towards achieving of school goals, The Australian Educational Leader, 30(1), 28-31.

Eacott, S. (2007). Developing a framework for professional learning programs in schools, The Australian Educational Leader, 29(1), 40-43.

Eacott, S. (2006). Strategy: An educational leader imperative, Perspectives on Educational Leadership, 16(6), 1-2.

Eacott, S. (2006). Strategy in schools: From direction to plan, The Australian Educational Leader, 28(2), 24-26.

Eacott, S. (2004). Leading towards excellence: A model for implementing effective school-wide change, The Practising Administrator, 26(3), 7-9.




Eacott, S. (2015, 20 August). Evidence for success of independent public schools is flawed. The Conversation,



Eacott, S. (2015, 26 August). Independent public schools. On ABC Radio – Darwin, with Vicky Kerrigan on Drive.