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By Margaret McLachlan
Public sector 38 (1), 2015, p. 15-17 (article).

Talks to Peter Hughes about how the Ministry of Education has changed the way it works in order to boost its engagement with and support of the education sector.

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By Heather J. Hough, Anthony Bryk & David Kerbow et al.
School effectiveness and school improvement 24 (4), 2013, p. 452-485 (article).

Reports on two US studies into the development, testing, and use of an observation tool for measuring primary literacy instruction: the Developing Language and Literacy Teaching (DLLT) rubrics.

By John Hattie
Educational leadership 72 (5), 2015, p. 36-40.

Argues that school leaders who focus on maximising student outcomes have a high impact on student achievement.

By Michael Fullan et al.
Education policy analysis archives 23 (15), 2015, p. 1-22.

Looks at how education policy makers can create the conditions for an effective accountability system that produces substantial improvements in student learning, strengthens the teaching profession, and provides transparency of results to the public.

By Michael Fullan & Maria Langworthy
Pearson, 2014, 86 p.

Argues that various forces are working together to change teaching and learning in the 21st century.

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Following their recent New Zealand visit, you may be interested in reading material by these respected authors. There are selected highlights on our homepage, or you can search our catalogue for more titles.

Visit Michael Fullan’s website

Anthony Bryk’s page at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

We have a new book charting Māori history from 3000BC through to the 21st century, written by Atholl Anderson (Ngāi Tahu), Judith Binney, and Aroha Harris (Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi). It brings together history, archaeology, traditional narratives, oral sources, and over 500 images.
Request a copy of Tangata whenua
Aroha Harris is giving a free public talk this Wednesday 4 March, 12.15pm, at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Wellington.
Public history talk – Aroha Harris

We have created new leadership and management reading lists to help you find relevant articles and books. Topics include:

  • organisational change
  • stress management
  • strategic planning
  • and human resources.

There are also more specific lists on leading and managing in early childhood education and schooling.  
We have included links to popular journals like 'Harvard Business Review' and 'People Management'. 
Check out our new leadership and management reading lists

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