School Research Senior Leadership Quesions

Research questions as part of leadership in school education. The question were asked to each senior leadership team member from the principal, head’s of department and other senior leadership teachers.

Principal Semi-Structured Interview Questions

1. What is the vision of the school and what are you trying to achieve in the next 2 years?

2. What are the school’s core values and how do they impact on learning and development?

3. What success factors at the school are critical to achieving quality learning and development of students and teachers?

4. What is the management, learning and development structure at the school in relation to who is responsible for learning and development? Why these posts, and what impact is the school trying to create from having these key posts?

5. How does the extra circular activates program offered impact on learning and development of students?

6. How would you describe your leadership style and attributes you use in your position at the school?

7. Communication between senior management, middle management, teachers and other key personnel at the school? How does this process operate, such as department meetings, parent/contact and correspondence of information and instructions?

8. Is the school meeting the expectations of parents, students and the owner’s expectations of leadership, and especially learning and development of teachers and students alike?

9. Does the school have a high or low retention rate that return each year and this question extends to the retention of key personnel such as teachers, guidance councillors?

10. Policy on recruitment and retention of highly qualified teachers and management?

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Head of Secondary/Curriculum Coordinator
Semi Structured Interview Questions

1. In relation to the secondary department what is the vision and how does it relate to the overall vision of the school in the next 2 years?

2. What are the department’s core values and how do they impact on learning and development? Is responsibility devolved to other members of the department to record, check and monitor core values are being implemented and followed with the opportunity to contribute their view point/suggestions?

3. What are the critical success factors of the department to help achieve development & learning for learners at the mid stage, and at the stage of sitting examinations?

4. Support network for management, teachers in place such as teaching assistants and councillors?

5. What training and development for teachers and other key personnel is in place?

6. Management, learning and development structure in the secondary department in relation to who is responsible for learning and development in the department? Which posts, why, and what impact is the school trying to create from having these key posts?

7. Challenges the department faces to provide quality learning to students, what are the four most challenging the department faces?

8. How does the extra circular activates program offered impact on learning and development of young learners?

9. How would you describe your leadership style and attributes you use in your position at the school?

10. Communication between senior management, middle management, teachers and other key personnel in the department? How does this process operate, such as department meetings, parent/contact and correspondence of information and instructions?

11. Is the secondary school meeting the expectations of parents, students and the owner’s expectations of leadership, and especially learning and development of teachers and learners alike?

12. Does the department have a high or low retention rate of learners that return each year and this question extends to the retention of key personnel such as teachers, guidance councillors?

13. Policy on recruitment and retention of highly qualified teachers and management? What type of people do you try and attract and why?

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Head of Primary/Kindergarden Semi Structured Interview Questions

1. In relation to the kindergarden and the primary department what is the vision and how does it relate to the overall vision of the school in the next 2 years?

2. What are the department’s core values and how do they impact on learning and development? Is responsibility devolved to other members of the department to record, check and monitor core values are being implemented and followed with the opportunity to contribute their view point/suggestions?

3. What are the critical success factors of the department to help achieve development & learning for learners at an early age?

4. Support network for management, teachers in place such as teaching assistants and councillors?

5. What training and development for teachers and other key personnel is in place?

6. Management, learning and development structure in the department in relation to who is responsible for learning and development in the department? Which posts, why, and what impact is the school trying to create from having these key posts?

6. Challenges the department faces to provide quality learning to young students, what are the four most challenging the department faces?

7. How does the extra circular activates program offered impact on learning and development of young learners?

8. How would you describe your leadership style and attributes you use in your position at the school?

9. Communication between senior management, middle management, teachers and other key personnel in the department? How does this process operate, such as department meetings, parent/contact and correspondence of information and instructions?

10. Is the department meeting the expectations of parents, students and the owner’s expectations of leadership, and especially learning and development of teachers and learners alike?

11. Does the department have a high or low retention rate of learners that return each year and this question extends to the retention of key personnel such as teachers, guidance councillors?

12. What is the policy on recruitment and retention of highly qualified teachers and management? and type of people do you try and attract and why?

Written by: Education Tay

Ray Blanchett

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State Australia University Listings

List of state Australia university choices for a full range of courses.

Canberra

Australian Canberra University

Australian National University

University of Canberra

New South Wales Universities

Charles Sturt University

Macquarie University

Southern Cross University

University of New England

University of New South Wales

University of Newcastle

University of Notre Dame Australia

University of Sydney

University of Technology

University of Western Sydney, Penrith South

University of Wollongong

Darwin

Northern Territory University

Queensland

Australian Catholic University

Bond University

Central Queensland University

Griffith University

James Cook University

Queensland University of Technology

TAFE

University of Queensland

University of Southern Queensland

University Of Southern Queensland Online

University of the Sunshine Coast

South Australia

Flinders University

University of Adelaide

University of South Australia

Tasmania

University of Tasmania

Victoria

Deakin University

La Trobe University

Monash University

RMIT University

Swinburne University of Technology

University of Ballarat

University of Melbourne

Victoria University

Western Australia

Curtin University of Technology

Edith Cowan University

Murdoch University

University of Western Australia

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Local Education Authority Districts

Teaching, learning and specific regulation change from each local education authority with Scotland especially have an education authority in each area that is distinctively different to English councils as Scotland has its own education system.

Looking for anything at school age in relation to education these education councils below is a good place to start.

Register as a teacher for a council

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Apply for a school place: Schools or teaching & learning

Scotland

Aberdeen City Council
Aberdeenshire Aberdeenshire
Angus Angus Council
Argyll and Bute Council
Clackmannanshire Council
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Dundee City Council
East Ayrshire Council
East Dunbartonshire Council
East Lothian District
East Renfrewshire District
Edinburgh City Council
Falkirk Council
Fife Education
Glasgow City Council
Highland Education Council
Inverclyde
Midlothian
Moray Council
North Ayrshire Council
North Lanarkshire Council
Orkney Islands Council
Perth and Kinross Council
Renfrewshire Council
SCIS
Scottish Borders Council
Shetland Islands Council
South Ayrshire Council
South Lanarkshire Council
Stirling Council
West Dunbartonshire Council
West Lothian Council
Western Isles Council

N Ireland

Belfast Co. Down Council
South Eastern ELB Council
Southern ELB Council
Southern ELB Council
Western ELB Council

Wales

Anglesey
Blaenau Gwent
Bridgend
Caerphilly
Cardiff
Carmarthenshire
Ceredigion
Conwy County
Denbighshire
Flintshire
Glamorgan
Gwynedd
Merthyr Tydfil
Monmouthshire
Neath
Newport
Pembrokeshire
Powys
Rhondda
Swansea
Torfaen
Wrexham

England

Barking London
Barnet London
Barnsley
Bath and NE Somerset Somerset
Bedfordshire Bedfordshire
Bexley Kent
BFPO
Birmingham West Midlands
Blackburn Lancs
Blackpool Lancs
Bolton Lancs
Bournemouth Dorset
Bracknell Forest London
Bradford Yorks
Brent London
Brighton and Hove
Bristol Gloucs
Bromley Kent
Buckinghamshire Buckinghamshire
Bury

Calderdale
Cambridgeshire
Camden London
Cheshire Cheshire
City of London London
Cornwall Cornwall
Coventry West Midlands
Croydon Surrey
Cumbria Cumbria

Darlington
Derby City Derbyshire
Derbyshire Derbyshire
Devon Devon
Doncaster
Dorset Dorset
Dudley West Midlands
Durham

Ealing London
East Riding of Yorks
East Sussex
Enfield London
Essex Essex

Gateshead
Gloucestershire
Greenwich London
Guernsey

Hackney London
Halton
Hammersmith and Fulham London
Hampshire
Haringey London
Harrow Middlesex
Hartlepool
Havering
Herefordshire
Hertfordshire
Hillingdon
Hounslow Middx

Isle of Man
Isle of Wight
Isles of Scilly
Islington London

Jersey

Kensington and Chelsea London
Kent
Kingston upon Hull
Kingston upon Thames Surrey
Kirklees
Knowsley

Lambeth London
Lancashire
Leeds
Leicester City
Leicestershire
Lewisham London
Lincolnshire
Liverpool
Luton

Manchester
Medway Towns
Merton
Middlesbrough
Milton Keynes
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newham
Norfolk
North East Lincolnshire
North Lincolnshire
North Somerset
North Tyneside
North Yorkshire
Northamptonshire
Northumberland
Nottingham City
Nottinghamshire

Oldham
Oxfordshire

Peterborough
Plymouth Devon
Poole Dorset
Portsmouth

Reading
Redbridge
Redcar and Cleveland
Richmond-upon-Thames London
Rochdale
Rotherham
Rutland

Salford
Sandwell
Sefton
Sheffield City
Shropshire
Slough
Solihull
Somerset
South Gloucestershire
South Tyneside
Southampton
Southend-on-Sea
Southwark
St Helens
Staffordshire
Stockport Cheshire
Stockton-on-Tees
Stoke on Trent Staffordshire
Suffolk
Sunderland
Surrey
Sutton Syrrey
Swindon

Tameside
Telford and Wrekin
Thurrock
Torbay Devon
Tower Hamlets London
Trafford

Wakefield Yorkshire
Walsall
Waltham Forest Essex
Wandsworth London
Warrington
Warwickshire
West Berkshire
West Sussex
Westminster London
Wigan
Wiltshire
Windsor and Maidenhead
Wirral
Wokingham
Wolverhampton
Worcestershire

York City

Total for : 216

England: 154, Scotland: 33 Wales: 22, N. Ireland: 5

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Ray Blanchett

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Belgium University Listings

Académie des Beaux-Arts de Tournai Academy of Fine Arts in Tournai, Tournai

Académie royale des Beaux-Arts de la ville de Bruxelles – École supérieure des Arts Royal Academy of Fine Arts City of Brussels Brussels

Arteveldehogeschool, University College Arteveldehogeschool Ghent
Brussels School of International Studies University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS) Brussels

Carolus Magnus University Brussels

Conservatoire royal de Bruxelles Royal Conservatory of Brussels Brussels

Conservatoire royal de Liège Royal Conservatory of Liège Liege

Conservatoire royal de Mons Royal Conservatory of Mons Mons

Continental Theological Seminary Sint-Pieters-Leeuw

ECAM – Institut Superieur Industriel ECAM-Institut Superieur Industriel – Brussels

École nationale supérieure des Arts visuels de La Cambre National High School of Visual Arts Brussels

École supérieure des Arts – École de recherche graphique School of Visual Research Brussels

École supérieure des Arts de la ville de Liège Royal Academy de Liège Beaux-Arts Liege

École supérieure des Arts plastiques et visuels de la Communauté française École supérieure des Arts plastiques et visuels de la Communauté française (ESAPV) Mons

École supérieure des Arts Saint-Luc de Bruxelles École supérieure des Arts Saint-Luc de Bruxelles (ESA) Brussels

École supérieure des Arts Saint-Luc de Liège — Saint Luc Liege – Liege

Erasmushogeschool Brussel Erasmus Hogeschool – Brussels

European Open University Hasselt

Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Leuven Evangelical Theological Faculty – Leuven

Facultés Universitaires Catholiques de Mons Mons

Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix University of Namur

Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis Brussels

Gembloux Agricultural University Gembloux

Groep T – Leuven Hogeschool Groep T-Leuven Hogeschool, Leuven

Haute Ecole Blaise Pascal Blaise Pascal Haute Ecole, Arlon

Haute Ecole Charlemagne Charlemagne High School, Liege

Listings of Belgium university Choices.

Haute Ecole Charleroi-Europe Charleroi-Europe High School, Loverval

Haute Ecole de Bruxelles Brussels

Haute Ecole de la Communauté française du Luxembourg ‘Schuman’, Haute Ecole Robert Schuman, Arlon

Haute Ecole de la Communauté française en Hainaut Mons

Haute Ecole de la Communauté française Paul-Henri Spaak Haute Ecole Paul-Henri Spaak, Brussels

Haute Ecole de la Province de Liège Higher Education Institution of the Province of Liège, Jemeppe

Haute École de Namur Haute Ecole de Namur,Namur

Haute Ecole Francisco Ferrer Brussels

Haute Ecole Galilée Brussels

Haute Ecole Léonard de Vinci Brussels

Haute Ecole libre de Bruxelles Ilya Prigogine Haute Ecole libre de Bruxelles – Brussels

Haute Ecole Libre Mosane Haute Ecole Libre Mosane (HELMO) – Liege

Haute Ecole Lucia de Brouckère Brussels

Haute Ecole provinciale de Charleroi – Université du Travail Haute Ecole Provinciale de Charleroi University Labor – Charleroi

Haute Ecole provinciale du Hainaut Occidental Haute Ecole provinciale du Hainaut Occidental (HEPHO) – Tournai

Haute Ecole Roi Baudouin Haute Ecole Roi Baudouin (HERB) – Mons

Hogeschool ‘Sint-Lukas’ Brussel Brussels

Hogeschool Antwerpen Antwerp

Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Kunst School of Science and Art – Brussels

Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen Kortrijk

Institut des Arts de Diffusion Institute of Broadcasting Arts – Louvain-La-Neuve

Institut national supérieur des Arts du Spectacle et des Techniques de Diffusion Graduate School of Arts (INSAS) – Brussels

Institut Saint-Luc de Tournai Higher Institute of Architecture Saint-Luc de Wallonie – Ramegnies Chin

Institut supérieur d’Architecture de la Communauté française La Cambre Higher Institute of Architecture of the
French Community La Cambre – Brussels

Institut supérieur d’Architecture Intercommunal Higher Institute of Architecture Lambert Lombard – Liege

Institut supérieur d’Architecture Saint-Luc de Bruxelles Institut Supérieur d’Architecture Saint-Luc – Saint-Gilles

Institut supérieur d’Architecture Saint-Luc de Wallonie – Site de Liège Higher Institute of Architecture Saint-Luc
Wallonie – Liege

Institut supérieur d’Architecture Saint-Luc de Wallonie – Site de Tournai Institut supérieur d’Architecture Saint-Luc de Wallonie – Tournai

Institut supérieur de Musique et de Pédagogie Institut supérieur de Musique et de Pédagogie (IMEP) – Namur

Karel de Grote-Hogeschool Katholieke Hogeschool Antwerpen Karel de Grote-Hogeschool (KdG) – Antwerp

Katholieke Hogeschool ‘Sint-Lieven’, Gent Sint-Lieven Hogeschool – Ghent

Katholieke Hogeschool Brugge-Oostende Katholieke Hogeschool Brugge-Oostende (KHBO) – Brugge

Katholieke Hogeschool Kempen Geel

Katholieke Hogeschool Limburg -Katholieke Hogeschool Limburg (KHLim) – Diepenbeek

Katholieke Hogeschool Mechelen Katholieke Hogeschool Mechelen (KHM) – Mechelen

Katholieke Universiteit Brussel Catholic University of Brussels – Brussels

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Catholic University of Leuven – Leuven

Limburgs Universitair Centrum Hasslet University – Diepenbeek

Operastudio Vlaanderen Flanders Opera Studio – Antwerp

Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerp

Prins Leopold Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine – Antwerp

Université catholique de Louvain Catholic University of Louvain

Université de Liège University of Liege

Université de Mons-Hainaut University of Mons-Hainaut

Université du Travail University Labor – Charleroi

Université Libre de Bruxelles Free University of Brussel

Universiteit Antwerpen University of Antwerpen

Universiteit Antwerpen Management School University of Antwerp Management School – Antwerp

Universiteit Gent University of Ghent

Universiteit Hasselt Hasselt

University of Liege Campus d’Arlon Arlon

Vrije Universiteit Brussel Free University of Brussel – Brussels

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Listings of Netherlands Universities

Choice of Netherlands universities for undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

Amsterdam University College

Delft University of Technology

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Foundation University

Gerrit Rietveld Academie

Hanze University Groningen

Masters in Financial Management (MFM) Programme of RSM and Erasmus University Rotterdam

Open Universiteit op het Web

Radboud University Nijmegen

Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

The Amsterdam Maastricht Summer University

Universiteit Leiden

Universiteit Maastricht

Universiteit Nyenrode

Universiteit Twente

Universiteit van Tilburg

Universiteit voor Humanistiek

University Of Amsterdam

University Of Groningen

Utrecht University

Vrije Universiteit

Wageningen University And Research Centre

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