Information for first-time principals

The resources and news in this section focus on helping you to understand what it means to be a school’s educational leader.

School principals lead and manage multiple and complex responsibilities. They are expected to improve the quality of teaching and learning in their schools in an environment in which change is constant.

Professor John Hattie: The leader as evaluator

Professor John Hattie, presenting at the First-time principals programme residential course in March 2011, talks about: 

 

Professor Viviane Robinson: A friendly guide to the Leadership BES

Professor Viviane Robinson presenting at the First-time principals programme residential course in April 2010.

Professor John Hattie: Evidence-based leadership

Professor John Hattie presenting at the First-time principals programme residential course in October 2009.

Some other places on this website to explore: