Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Making Headway: Developing Principals’ Leadership Skills through Innovative Postgraduate Programs
Effective school leadership preparation has been regarded as desirable if not mandatory in Australia and globally for decades. Schools and school systems, higher education institutions and education jurisdictions have attempted with varying degrees of success to encourage teachers aspiring to become principals to prepare well for the complex role ahead. Research involving postgraduate education students identified that peer support, collaboration and collegial professional learning contributed towards self-development, strengthening the required Personal qualities, social and interpersonal skills of contemporary school leaders.
Simon, Susan; Christie, Michael; Heck, Deborah; Graham, Wayne; and Call, Kairen
"Making Headway: Developing Principals’ Leadership Skills through Innovative Postgraduate Programs,"
Australian Journal of Teacher Education: Vol. 43
, Article 5.
Available at: https://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol43/iss2/5