Country school principals take leadership challenge

An Article in Adelaide’s Independent News

Country education and regional schools around Australia are benefiting from the ‘first crop’ of rural Masters graduates, with Flinders University calling for enrollments for the second program from mid-2017.

The new Master of Education (Leadership and Management) degree offers valuable career and professional advancement to current and aspiring educational leaders from country schools as far away as outback Queensland, to rural Victoria, to South Australia’s Riverland and the South-East.

Rural education is a vast undertaking, says course coordinator Professor John Halsey.

More than 4,000 Australian schools are located in rural, regional and remote locations, and educate almost 30% of all students.

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