Dare to Lead August 2010 Newsletter
Principals Australia Indigenous education newsletter. Issue 47, August 2010
In this issue:
- Early Years Conference
- Diary Dates
- Excellence Awards 2010
- School Stories
- Learn.Earn. Legend!
- Quality Leadership
- Video Resource
- Indigenous Education Resource subscription
- Project Contacts
EARLY YEARS CONFERENCE: LEADING THE LITTLE FELLAS
A highly successful Dare to Lead Early Years conference, 'Leading the Little Fellas' was held in Adelaide recently. A range of issues relating to our youngest learners were discussed, and many practical strategies were shared. Read the conference report and key presentations here.
Dare to Lead invites you to attend the 2010 "Leading Indigenous Perspectives in the National Curriculum" National Conference on November 12, 2010 at the Sydney Citigate Central Motel. Further details and a registration form can be downloaded here
WHAT MAKES AN EXCELLENT SCHOOL?
The sixth annual Dare to Lead Excellence in Leadership in Indigenous Education Awards were presented in Brisbane two months ago. Now there is an e-publication detailing the work occurring in each of the winning schools, explaining their strategies and successes. Click here to download.
EXCELLENCE AWARDS: APPLY NOW!
Applications for the 2010 Dare to Lead Excellence in Leadership in Indigenous Education Awards are now open. We strongly recommend all schools applying contact their state or territory coordinator for guidance in submitting an application. The application form can be found here, information for applicants is here, advice from the panel is here and the Selection Criteria Rubric is here. Applications close 22nd November 2010.
SCHOOL STORY: EMBEDDING GOOD PRACTICES IN A NEW SCHOOL
Somerly Primary School founding principal Tracey Nevin describes the approach she has taken to embedding Indigenous education in a brand new school. To read the full story click here.
SCHOOL STORY: KALAYA CHILDREN'S CENTRE
A holistic philosophy and a culture of inclusiveness underpin the program at a centre for (predominantly) Indigenous children in the pre-compulsory schooling years. To read the full story click here.
Dare to Lead partnered with DEEWR and the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation to host the Learn. Earn. Legend! Program through which 100 Indigenous students from across the country visited Canberra for work experience with the Australian Government. To read the full story click here.
The newly developed Quality Leadership in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education program was launched with a two day workshop for aspiring and current school leaders in Launceston. The program will be offered across Australia until the end of 2012. To read the full story click here.
The Dare to Lead website provides a range of short videos on pertinent topics - completely free of charge. They could be used for staff meeting starters, for PD, or just-in-time guidance on key issues. This month, hear from National Schools Coordinator Brian Giles-Browne on Formal Partnership Agreements between School and Community.
HAVE YOU SUBSCRIBED TO INDIGENOUS EDUCATION RESOURCE UPDATE YET?
Sign up for a free online newsletter jointly produced by Dare to Lead and What Works, an easy way to stay in touch with the latest in Indigenous education resources and readings. To subscribe, send a blank email to: email@example.com
A full list of Dare to Lead project contacts can be found here.
E:firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: 08 8394 2122
To unsubscribe from this newsletter contact email@example.com
Copyright 2011 Principals Australia Institute. The Dare to Lead Newsletter can be freely distributed in its entirety or reproduced in part for another publication with written permission from Principals Australia Institute.