Leadership Initiatives





Education State Initiatives

Bastow is supporting broader Education State work by leading three school leadership initiatives that support current leaders and prepare future leaders.

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Growing High Potential Leaders Framework

Research indicates that student outcomes cannot be improved without highly capable leaders, as there is a direct link between school leadership and standards of student attainment (Barber, Whelan & Clark 2010).

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Learning Specialists

As part of the professional practice elements of the 2017 Victorian Government Schools Agreement, learning specialists will be supported to focus on strengthening teaching and learning to improve outcomes for all students.

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Communities of Practice

Communities of Practice

The Education State includes the vision that networks and system leaders will adopt a Communities of Practice (CoP) approach to share knowledge, experience and resources. The CoP approach involves educational leaders and professionals working collaboratively with the goal of developing a collective responsibility for driving improvement using the Framework for Improving Student Outcomes (FISO).

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