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AN ECOLOGY OF EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

AN ECOLOGY OF EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP © Julie Boyd 2012 Traditional models and theories of leadership are not necessarily helpful in a contemporary world. One of the challenges for educational leaders is in the realisation that education can no longer be quarantined from our broader society and environment. A theory of leadership derived from principles of […]

A Day in the Life of the American Education Saga

Below is a series of tweets which were collected over a single day in December 2011. These show the depth of anger among American teachers and their international colleagues over what is happening with the ‘corporatisation’ of US education, with some containing hyperlinks to terrific articles. Some information has necessarily been omitted simply to ensure […]

Creating Sustained Professional Growth through Collaborative Reflection

Creating Sustained Professional Growth through Collaborative Reflection (C) Julie Boyd Originally commissioned by the (State) University of New York. This adapted online version contains the chapter by entitled ’Creating Sustained Professional Growth through Collaborative Reflection’ Chapter 2 Page 14 in Professional Development For Cooperative Learning “The most powerful form of learning, the most sophisticated form […]

Why Bill Gates (and Christopher Pyne) are Wrong

Bill Gates in his Washington Post article, http://tinyurl.com/47mxu7e  How Teacher Development Could Revolutionize Our Schools suggests that one approach is to get more students in front of top teachers by identifying the top 25 percent of teachers and asking them to take on four or five more students. Part of the savings could then be […]

E SHOP for Teachers

Our E Shop contains a plethora of highly practical books and manuals for teachers. Please check the drop down menu or click on the links below to find books related to specific fields. NATIONAL CURRICULUM UNITS The E Files      (for middle school students) A Study of Interdependence   Fox Song         (for lower primary school students) […]

ARTICLES and PUBLICATIONS

Bio About: Julie Boyd- Writer  has written numerous educational books, manuals, and articles, with a particular focus on improving teaching, learning, and schools. She’s been published by Heinemann (education) and has self-published a further 18 professional development books for teachers. Julie worked as a teacher (preschool- year 12), university lecturer (masters degree level), CEO and […]

Who is JULIE BOYD

About: Julie Boyd- Educator Julie: is a national and international educational consultant, community advocate and professional counselor. is an Educational Advisor to consortia which have just reached financial close on a $300 million project to build next generation schools. Is a coach, adviser, counsellor and mentor to a broad range of people and organisations including: […]

Programs and SERVICES

We provide a range of services in addition to the educational programs outlined below. New PDI programs for teachers and principals. Creating a Culture of Wellbeing and Resilience – for Students and Staff Educator in Residence Contemporary Cooperative and Collaborative Learning for Secondary Teachers Contemporary Cooperative and Collaborative Learning for Primary Teachers Beyond Coaching Designing […]

EDUCATION FOR BUILDING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES

WELCOME. On this site you will find a wealth of information which reflects our wide ranging interests. A range of products are available, some of which are available free, some of which have been commissioned and some which have been created for specific purposes. WE PROVIDE: Educational, Organisational and Community CONSULTANCY Leadership Training, COACHING, Mentoring […]

Why Bill Gates (and Christopher Pyne!)are Wrong

Bill Gates in his Washington Post article, http://tinyurl.com/47mxu7e  How Teacher Development Could Revolutionize Our Schools suggests that one approach is to get more students in front of top teachers by identifying the top 25 percent of teachers and asking them to take on four or five more students. Part of the savings could then be […]