School Management

Change is constant
Change is constant
Shifting Sands – what can we learn from the educational response to COVID-19 One of the salient aspects of life is its ability to evolve – to adapt to changes in the environment, either genetically over many generations, or behaviorally in the existing one.  COVID-19 has elicited such a change in human behavior, sparking survival instincts within individuals, families and communities, in turn impacting societal customs, such as school education, in ways not experienced in Australia since the last quarantining for polio in the early 1950s
Steve Laing, Maths, Science and Career Skills, Clarkson Community High School
Connectivism
Connectivism
The Clarkson Recovery Mission post–COVID-19 – Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) in a Professional Learning Community At Clarkson, we began to conceptualise how to lead our school out of this crisis situation.
John Young, Principal
Recess rethought
Recess rethought
Recess key to reintroducing children to schools It’s crucial to allow soft skills to develop in the playground but so is doing it safely.
Trust teachers
Trust teachers
What happens to our education system after all of this? What happens to our education system after COVID-19? Who knows. Teachers, for one, certainly don't. Perhaps, that's the problem with our system.
James Prpic, Queanbeyan
International schools virus response
International schools virus response
How international schools are responding to COVID Schools everywhere have faced the need for rapid change to remote learning during COVID-19. International schools in Asia have also had to deal with the added complication of operating in COVID hot zones.
They went early
They went early
Macarthur school adapts quickly to home schooling during COVID-19 pandemic As early as January, the Headmaster of Macarthur Anglican School began planning for a potential lockdown period when COVID-19 began to surface. 
Invitational education
Invitational education
Making systems theories work through an invitational framework The purpose of this paper is to share theories of practice that have guided reform at Clarkson Community High School in Western Australia.  
John S Young, Principal Clarkson Community High School
Bree Hills
Bree Hills
How Bree Hills revived Canberra Christian School When Bree Hills returned to Canberra to raise her son after a teaching and corporate career, the born and bred Canberran thought it would be good if he went to Canberra Christian School.
Creating a performance and development culture in school
Creating a performance and development culture in school
Enhancing Clarkson Community High School's Performance Culture in 2019 As Head of Learning Area (HoLA) English and Humanities, Level 3 Classroom Teacher (L3CT) and occasional Acting Deputy Principal, Thomas Jones takes a keen interest in innovative and student-centred curriculum, rigorous assessment practices, data application and high trust cultures.
Thomas Jones
Stand out
Stand out
Five marketing tips for your school in 2020 The new decade marks a new era for many, presenting a new opportunity to review what is working and what needs improving in your school, there are five key factors critical to contemporary school marketing strategies.