He recently became the new Education Minister for New South Wales in the Berejiklian ministry. In the first issue of The Educator for 2017, Rob Stokes
discusses his plan to make a positive impact on students and schools across the state.
The Year Ahead
2016 has been a gone. What does 2017 have in store? The Educator asks seven leaders in the sector, as well as a student, to talk about the opportunities and challenges they foresee in times to come
Always looking forward
Kate Hadwen is the principal of Presbyterian Ladies’ College in Perth, one of the state’s top-performing schools. She talks about innovation in education and looking after students’ wellbeing.
Leading in literacy from the top
The Educator looks at the Principals as Literacy Leaders program, originally developed and presented by three universities, and the impact of its rollout at Sydney’s Monte Sant Angelo Mercy College
Stepping up to the plate
How can deputy principals improve their chances of securing the first principalship? Smart Teachers
’ Tyson Wood provides those candidates some food for thought
Maximising engagement, minimising inefficiency
Mastering the art of timetabling takes time and experience. Catherine Elliot-Jones of Edval
Timetables talks about the Timetabler-in-Residence service the organisation is now offering schools
The many faces of innovation
How is technology being used to support different teaching pedagogies being implemented in schools across the country? The Educator investigates