Career Development

Leaders
Leaders
School Leadership Professional Learning and Skill Acquisition: Dispelling the Myths ‘The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born - that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.’ Warren Bennis (1989)
Ray Boyd (Principal, COVID Team), Rachael Lehr (doctoral student, Deputy Principal, West Beechboro Primary School), Dr Neil MacNeill (Ellenbrook Primary School)
Biz
Biz
Kids learn how to start money making businesses Identifying business opportunities and developing them is a craft that can be learned and practiced, and the earlier you get started the better.
Careers
Careers
The education system needs a reality check While we students are busy choosing a career, the current education system does nothing to prepare us for the realities of our chosen fields. Time for a change.
Ricky Sarup, age 17, Suzanne Cory High School
High functioning
High functioning
Yasodai Selvakumaran on publicity, accolades and self-reflection Last year was a big one for Rooty Hill High’s Yasodai Selvakumaran, as a finalist in the Global Teacher Prize, the following year has been busy.
Rural
Rural
Rural and remote PD needs are different Why we need to think differently about providing professional learning for our rural and remote school leaders and educators.
Rochelle Borton, founder and managing director of Eduinfluencers
Careers
Careers
Young careers get a new look With over 800,000 registered users, myfuture the national career information service, now has a refreshed look.
Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs
$2,500 in prize money in First Pitch For Kids 2020 comp Young entrepreneurs pitch their ideas for the chance to win a generous cash prize.
Jr School head
Jr School head
Wesley College names new head of junior school Mrs Jo Edinger is the new Head of Junior School at Wesley College in Perth, the school chose to promote a long term staff member.
Launch
Launch
Nine ways to help kids to get a job To be successful in finding a job kids need the support of their parents, an early introduction to what work involves and knowledge as to what employers are looking for.
Game on
Game on
eSports at uni now a thing Gamers at Monash now eligible for same support as others in competitive disciplines.
Worth it
Worth it
Show country kids the why and how of uni It’s a commitment for country kids to attend university and to get them over the line the perception that it is a worthwhile, life changing choice needs reinforcing.
Get busy making a biz
Get busy making a biz
You can’t keep a future girl boss (locked) down Free online eLearning course is inspiring and equipping the next generation of women to change the world.
Fleur Anderson
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