Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Let's go surfing now, everybody's learning how (Beach Boys)

I mentioned a number of links during a presentation on Professional Development to some Qatari leaders.

On the left hand side there are a number of internet links and catalogues. There are also links to some fun and interesting weblogs that I follow.

In addition to these I would like to add the following sites:

The Accredited Leaders wiki and the Diploma in Educational Leadership wiki are found at and

I have looked at the open course content at Yale University for a few years now. They continue to upgrade and expand their services and are well worth a look

The best evidence synthesis material from the New Zealand Ministry of Education (MoE) at has a number of reports, including The University of Auckland findings on School leadership and student outcomes - Identifying What Works and Why: Best evidence synthesis iteration (BES).

Also from the New Zealand MoE comes a site dedicated to professionally developing educational leaders -

The Australians have an interesting site about Principals leading and learning at

If you are looking for stimulating videos you might like to try or stimulating discussions and talks (many translated into Arabic) at TED Talks

Those sites should keep you busy for a while; I hope they help (thanks Munira for asking me for this - it reminded me of a lot of useful places to go in the interweb).

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