L5 Leadership modules and training

PAIAre you looking to develop your leadership skills and practice?

PAI delivers modules and training based on the L5 Leadership Framework.

Developed in consultation with school leaders, the L5 Leadership Framework is closely aligned to the Australian Professional Standard for Principals.

To find out more about the L5 Leadership modules and training, contact: Innovations@pai.edu.au

Flinders University  
Palnet provides a collaborative space for the Flinders University 'Rural Education Leadership Scholarship' program, a national scholarship program supported by Origin Foundation focussed on building educational leadership in rural, regional and remote contexts. Program participants may join in the Flinders RELS group.

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Welcome to Palnet

Principals Australia Institute Palnet is Principals Australia Institute's professional community of practice designed for those who lead learning.
We invite you to engage in our featured groups, or start your own group.
Did you know that Principal Australia Institute staff facilitate groups and encourage the participation of your members? More than just group support, we understand group dynamics and can provoke and facilitate the group discussions about the issues important to you.

Register and login to join the Palnet collaborative community.

Contact us about the support services for starting your own group. 

Examples of supported private groups are the Flinders University Rural Educational Leadership Scholarship program, and the Asia Education Foundation Leading 21st Century Schools project.


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School leaders work in complex, challenging and changing environments, leading and managing their schools today, but ever conscious of the needs of tomorrow. Palnet provides unique online spaces for leaders to collaboratively knowledge build through dynamic online networks.

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We know the most useful resources are often those recommended by peers and tested in real schools.  Our palnet members share freely the ideas and strategies that they know make a difference.  Enjoy viewing the current resources and feel free to share your own.

Some interesting pages with resources:

LEAD|21C     Design Thinking
LEAD|21C     Video-Digestables
LEAD|GROW Resilience and Self-Regulation
Leading ICT   Impact of Mobile Phones & Tablets

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Sam Osborne (2013) Kulintja Nganampa Maa-kunpuntjaku (Strengthening Our Thinking) - pdf

Sam Osborne (2013) Kulintja Nganampa Maa-kunpuntjaku (Strengthening Our Thinking)

Place-Based Approaces to Mental Health and Wellbeing in Anangu Schools AJIE v42 n2

Uploaded by Helen E on Monday 17th of February 2014

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Sparvell (2014) How to make a life and be happy in the 21st century - pdf

Sparvell (2014) How to make a life and be happy in the 21st century

'21st Century learning' is a popular concept at the moment. But what does it really take for a school to shape a 21C learning culture at a time where it sometimes feels the convergence of technology and education has promised much but delivered ...

Uploaded by Helen E on Tuesday 18th of February 2014

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Sparvell (2013) The impenetrable 'continent of classroom' - pdf

Sparvell (2013) The impenetrable 'continent of classroom'

In the hands of an expert in learning design, technology can do more than simply automate learning. Technology can transform learning.

Uploaded by Helen E on Tuesday 18th of February 2014

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Sam Osborne (2014) At the heart of learning - pdf

Sam Osborne (2014) At the heart of learning

Putuna kulini: The trouble with 'hearing'

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Design Thinking - pptx

Design Thinking

Design Thinking: An introduction, by Dr Cheryl Doig

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UHS Padagogy 2012 - pdf

UHS Padagogy 2012

Mobile Learning with Blooms Taxonomy and the Padagogy Wheel, by Cherie Pickering, Unley High School, 2012

Uploaded by Helen E on Tuesday 20th of November 2012

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