Since 2007, the Anglican Education Commission has been promoting, encouraging and supporting people in Anglican schools to ‘do education Christianly’.
Dr Bryan Cowling, EdComm’s Executive Director, is offering to give presentations or lead workshops for Councils on ways to embed the school’s ethos within its daily practices. EdComm Consultants are also available to talk...
We don’t shy away from the big issues facing Christian educators! In fact, the Agora team has grappled with many challenging topics over the last few years, including the place of science and religion in education; how to foster a child’s imagination without relegating the Bible to fairy stories and myths, and the place of the Bible in the bigger picture of Education.
There are qualities that one would expect to find of a leader in any type of school—Anglican, Muslim, State. For example one would expect a leader to be: a person of integrity, keen to ensure that best-practice teaching and learning strategies are operating in their school, a fluent communicator, a good listener, a team player and team builder, able to make tough decisions and ready to be accountable.
But what other qualities might one expect to find in a leader serving in an Anglican school? What might a teacher in an Anglican school expect of their leaders?