This guide is the third in a series of 4 and focuses on selecting practices to deliver improvement.

About this guide

The Australian Education Research Organisation (AERO) has produced a series of practice guides to help school leaders develop and apply effective strategic plans. These guides relate to the Australian Professional Standard for Principals Professional Practices:

  • Leading improvement, innovation and change
  • Leading the management of the school.

This guide is the third in a series of 4 and focuses on selecting practices to deliver improvement.

Once you’ve prioritised the curriculum, pedagogical and assessment approaches that relate to each goal and target, you need to select practices to improve each approach and plan how to deliver this improvement. For the purpose of this guide, a practice is the practical application of an approach.

This guide recommends practical steps for selecting practices that support your prioritised approaches, as well as for planning how to deliver improvement.

We recommend reading this guide after you have read the second guide in this series, Prioritising Approaches to Achieve Each Goal.

After reading this guide, we recommend you read Evaluating for Continuous Improvement.

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