Document Type

Report

Publisher

Western Australian College of Advanced Education

Place of Publication

Perth, Western Australia

School

International Institute for Policy and Administrative Studies

Comments

Harvey, M. (1988). The professional development needs of newly appointed principals : leadership for school development. Perth, Australia: Western Australian College of Advanced Education.

Abstract

...The professional development needs of newly appointed principals was identified as an important area for policy development and one which would benefit from research. The appointment of a cohort of new principals is a significant moment in the life of an education system. During a period of system-level change this transition is not without risks, both to the careers of promising educators and to the organisational health of the education system. Understanding of the learning experiences of newly appointed principals would provide critical information for the planning and deli very of professional development for both present and future incumbents of the role. This was especially so in the State education system of Western Australia at a time when emergent policies such as school development were transforming the nature of the principalship...

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