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 […]

From DISCONNECT to SACRED BALANCE – a personal learning journey

(C) Julie Boyd 2010                            A (very) Australian Story ———————————————————————— The 21st century will see monumental change. Either the human race will use its knowledge and skills and change the way it interacts with the environment, or the environment will change the way it interacts with its inhabitants. ———————————————————————— Look at this one Jules. Ain’t she […]

Sustainability- not what you think it means!

Sustainability is a term that, like many other english words, is at risk of being both overused and mis-used. So are the words ecological and environmental! Listening to people discuss sustainability, one would imagine they share a common understanding – not so. The Local Government (Ecologically Sustainable Development) Amendment Act 1997, which requires local Councils […]