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New Voice in Educational Leadership Perspectives: Christopher Rayner

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Rayner, C, New Voice in Educational Leadership Perspectives: Christopher Rayner, Australian Council for Educational Leadership, online, pp. 2 (2019) [Minor Creative Work]


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Abstract

I believe that student outcomes – evident in their flourishing spiritually, socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually – are powerfully shaped by the kinds of learning environments we create, and through the interactions they experience in the spaces and processes we call "school". Sometimes the literal walls and ceiling of the classroom become metaphorical walls (restricting a person’s access to authentic experiences for learning) and metaphorical ceilings (limiting a person’s achievement to the things that are emphasised in an academic, pen-and-paper approach to schooling). If I could do one thing to change student outcomes, it would be to remove the barriers between the classroom and the community. I dream of a future where the school classroom becomes a base rather than a bubble.

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Item Type:Minor Creative Work
Keywords:Education, schools, community, learning
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Specialist Studies in Education
Research Field:Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and Learning
Objective Field:Learner and Learning Achievement
UTAS Author:Rayner, C (Dr Christopher Rayner)
ID Code:130969
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2019-02-22
Last Modified:2019-05-07
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