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EdLeaders Australia

EdLeaders Australia

By EdLeaders Australia
This is the podcast for Aspiring, Middle and Senior Leaders in Education. Each week we dive into a topic to talk leadership, strategy, culture and the business of K-12 education to define what success looks like in an educational setting in the 2020's and beyond. Hosted by Mat Irving and Luke Callier.

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Ep 12 - John Burke - Building a School and School Culture from Day Zero
In this episode, we chat with the Principal of Bob Hawke College, John Burke. John has a wealth of leadership experience in senior high schools in WA, including principalships at Belrdige Secondary College, Hedland Senior High School, and an Associate Principal role at Gilmore College. We talk about what John sees as the fundamental roles of schools, his continued growth as a leader, what he's looking for in recruiting the right staff, enabling your staff’s superpowers and what he took away from a leadership development opportunity at Harvard. As always if you have questions, or feedback or love the show - head on over to https://www.edleaders.com.au/ and send us an email or sign up for the newsletter. You can also connect with us at LinkedIn: Luke Callier - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ljcallier/ Mathew Irving - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mathew-irving-b6b91430/
38:53
October 12, 2020
Ep 11 - Rob Beveridge and Coaching a Winning Culture in Schools
In this episode, we chat with high-performance basketball coach Rob Beveridge. With 300+ NBL games and experience at both Junior and Senior National World Championships - Rob has some experience when coaching to get the best from his team. We discuss how School Leaders should consider what their team is like when providing coaching and how to set up structures to empower your team to become leaders themselves. You can connect with Rob on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-beveridge-57589217/ As always if you have questions, or feedback or love the show - head on over to https://www.edleaders.com.au/ and send us an email or sign up for the newsletter. You can also connect with us at LinkedIn: Luke Callier - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ljcallier/ Mathew Irving - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mathew-irving-b6b91430/
54:40
September 24, 2020
Ep 10 - Professor Gary Martin | Why Building a Social Media Profile is Important for School Leaders
In this episode we chat with Professor Gary Martin, CEO of the Australian Institute of Management Western Australia.  We discuss how School Leaders should be embracing Social Media in order to tell both their story and the story of the school. We also touch on how boards should be empowering leaders to make this part of their role and how and why it will help your school in the long run and Gary's 8 R's framework for creating your social media career profile.   Gary writes across a number of publications, and if you want to hear from Gary, you can join his 60,000 followers and find him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/professorgarymartin/  As always if you have questions, or feedback or love the show - head on over to https://www.edleaders.com.au/ and send us an email or sign up for the newsletter. You can also connect with us at LinkedIn: Luke Callier - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ljcallier/ Mathew Irving - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mathew-irving-b6b91430/
42:37
August 15, 2020
Ep 9 - Recruiting Great Leaders with Fiona Hutton
In this episode we are joined by Fiona Hutton, Director of Hutton Consulting. Hutton Consulting is one of Australia’s leading executive search companies and specialises in attracting, sourcing, growing  and transitioning school leaders across Australia. Recently they've placed Executive Leaders at Haileybury,  Walford Anglican School, Ballarat Grammar,  De La Salle College and Wesley College Victoria. Together we cover a broad range of topics related to Executive Leadership recruitment in schools including: Fiona's approach to determining "the heartbeat" of a School and whether its values are lived in everyday campus life  When Principal fit is about more than values Where a school is in their "life cycle" may influence the type of leader it requires Leaders Vs CEO's - are the next generation of School leaders really prepared for being a CEO What are some tips for teachers to develop their skills to shift from classroom manager to people manager The interview process to be a Principal - how to be really ready.   If you'd like to find out more about Fiona and Hutton Consulting - check out https://hutton.education/ or find Fiona on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/fionahutton/  As always if you have questions, or feedback or love the show - head on over to https://www.edleaders.com.au/ and send us an email or sign up for the newsletter. You can also connect with us at LinkedIn: Luke Callier - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ljcallier/ Mathew Irving - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mathew-irving-b6b91430/
1:01:47
July 10, 2020
Ep 8 - Culture. We all talk about it, but what is it really?
The definition of a culture is the patterns of behaviour in a group of people. But is it that simple? In this episode we dive into what this means in a school context and discuss how its both visible and invisible, seen and unseen. When culture is great or poor, people know it when they feel it but can’t always describe it. But how do we as school leaders guide, shape and influence culture? Ultimately its about every decision that gets made in an organisation and the standards we accept in the 1%’ers every day. Can you have a great culture without a great leader? Let us know about how cultures have been shaped in your context. Head on over to edleaders.com.au and send us an email.
46:40
June 21, 2020
Ep 7 - Strategy in Schools
In this weeks episode we dive into what is Strategy, how it shapes up in comparison to coporate strategy and Mat takes us through his version of Strategy 1.0, Strategy 2.0 and Strategy 3.0 in Schools. Enjoy.  If you have questions, or feedback or love the show - head on over to edleaders.com.au and send us an email or sign up for the newsletter.  
41:25
May 29, 2020
Ep 6 - Strategic Thinking
In this episode we look at Strategic Thinking and the skills you need to develop in order to be a better Strategic Thinker.
51:02
May 24, 2020
Ep 5 - The Challenge of 'To Learn' Lists
In this episode we dive into "to learn lists' and we run through how we went going through the process ourselves in creating our own "to learn lists". Enjoy. We'd love to hear your feedback on what you like or don't like about the show...  head on over to edleaders.com.au and send us an email or sign up for the newsletter.
45:03
May 17, 2020
Ep 4 - Lifelong Learning
In this episode - we break down 4 of the habits of life long learning, discuss the fascinating Eton College response to the Coronavirus Issues facing education in the UK and look at absenteeism data across a selection of Australian Schools during remote learning. If you have questions, feedback or just love the show - head on over to edleaders.com.au and send us an email or sign up for the newsletter.
53:58
May 13, 2020
Ep 3 - Nine Traits of Exceptional Staff
In this episode Mat and I discuss a list of the 9 traits on an exceptional employee and how they stand out of the crowd. Interesting for both leaders and employees alike to consider how they think the 9 traits apply to themselves.  If you like the show, please head over to our website to signup for our regular newsletter and if you have a question or a topic you'd like us to dive into on the show - hit us up on lcallier@edleaders.com.au or mirving@edleaders.com.au www.edleaders.com.au
57:40
May 1, 2020
Ep 2 - Digital Devices in Schools, University Entry & Schools with No Timetables
A dive into the latest conversation in Education, using devices in schools, direct entry to university and schools with no timetables.  **Post publish note - this episode was recorded pre-covid, in a future episode we will review our discussions on laptops as learning tools and how many attitudes shifted with the covid challenge.
30:20
February 18, 2020
Ep 1 - Seven Traits of Great Leaders in K-12 Education
In this episode, Mat and Luke chat about the leadership traits of great leaders in K-12 education.  If you like the show, please head over to our website to signup for our regular newsletter and if you have a question or a topic you'd like us to dive into on the show - hit us up on lcallier@edleaders.com.au or mirving@edleaders.com.au www.edleaders.com.au
52:50
February 1, 2020
EdTalk Australia - Coming Soon
EdTalk Australia is hosted by Mat Irving and Luke Callier and explores leadership, strategy, culture and change in Education. Season 1 of the show is coming soon!
00:31
February 21, 2019