Developing self and others within this scenario begins with clarity about your vision for learning and the vision for your school.
The resources provided here will help you review and reflect on your own practices and strengths in leading curriculum improvement as well as your own vision, values and beliefs about learners and learning.
Building trusted relationships is essential when developing others; therefore building trust activities are also included.
To lead improvement, innovation and change principals need to have an understanding of what purposeful and innovative learning and learning environments look like.
Resources are provided to enable you to look at existing practices for curriculum innovation both yours and others' and to see how they align with the Australian Curriculum. A process for identifying possibilities for action is also provided.
The leading teaching and learning resources within this section will enable you to look at the challenges and concerns you and others have to determine how to contextually implement the curriculum in your school and community, whilst also meeting the Australian Curriculum requirements.
You will be able to choose from resources that help you to review and map the current curriculum against a variety of checks and balances and consider how it matches the bigger vision of 21st century learning. There is information and tools to help you monitor and review the effectiveness of learning through learning walks and observations and build a culture of effective teaching through shared language and pedagogical platforms
Curriculum improvement begins with systematic collection and analysis of learning and assessment data and the use of that information to identify students' needs, make decisions and to set priorities.
Within this section you will find resources that will enable you to review strengths and learning needs of the whole school community. You will find tools that help you review the alignment of practices, processes, structures and resources with vision, values and moral purpose, and explore possibilities so that structures and processes work effectively with requirements to implement the Australian Curriculum.
Communities can engage in processes to align the Australian Curriculum with the strengths, interests and needs of their particular community.
Resources provided here will enable you to collect information about the community including community needs and interests and expectations around curriculum; tools and ideas to review structures and processes for effective consultation and engagement, as well as help prepare a presentation to communicate the 'why' of curriculum improvement (the political, social and legal story).