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Successful principal leadership: Australian case studies


Gurr, D and Drysdale, L and Mulford, WR, Successful principal leadership: Australian case studies, Journal of Educational Administration, 43, (6) pp. 539-551. ISSN 0957-8234 (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1108/09578230510625647


Purpose - This paper aims to provide an Australian perspective on successful school leadership. Design/methodology/approach - The paper focuses on case studies in two Australian states (Tasmania and Victoria). Case studies for each state were developed independently and are reported separately. Findings - The findings show a remarkable degree of commonality demonstrating that the core aspects of successful school leadership can be identified in ways that can help explain the complexity of principal leadership that leads to improved student outcomes. Originality/value - Highlights the importance and contribution of the principal to the quality of education. © Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Specialist studies in education
Research Field:Educational administration, management and leadership
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Schools and learning environments
Objective Field:Policies and development
UTAS Author:Mulford, WR (Professor Bill Mulford)
ID Code:36338
Year Published:2005
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2005-08-01
Last Modified:2006-04-11

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