Friday, March 14, 2008


Launching your first principalship :a guide for beginning principals /Barbara L. Brock, Marilyn L. Grady.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; [London] :Corwin, c2004.

From first-year to first-rate :principals guiding beginning teachers /Barbara L. Brock, Marilyn L. Grady.
Thousand Oaks, CA :Corwin Press,2007.

Avoiding burnout :a principal's guide to keeping the fire alive /Barbara L. Brock & Marilyn L. Grady.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. :Corwin Press, 2002.

Journal articles
"Living on barbed wire": Resilient women administrators in educational leadership programs, EAQ, Vol 44, No 1, Feb 2008, pp3-29.

Identifying future leaders with potential, Principal matters, Autumn 2008, p12-15.

Religious education

Cornerstones of Catholic secondary religious education :bprinciples and practice of the new evangelisation /Kath Engebretson ... [et al.].
Terrigal, N.S.W. : David Barlow Publishing,2008.

An introduction to Catholic education :current perspectives /Michael T. Buchanan, Richard Rymarz.
Terrigal, N.S.W. : David Barlow Publishing,2008.

The Australian Muslim student /Manar Chelebi ; edited by Kath Engebretson.
Terrigal, N.S.W. : David Barlow Publishing, 2008.

Journal articles
Ethics in a global world,: the Earth Charter and religious education, British Journal of Religious education, Vol 30, No 2, p165-170


Seven steps to ICT integration /cMargaret Robertson, Ivan Webb, Andrew Fluck.
Camberwell, Vic. :ACER,c2007.

Journal articles
Digital movie making in the library, Scan, Vol 27, No 1, Feb 2008., p14-15,
Demystifying web 2.0 technologies, Scan, Vol 27, No 1, Feb 2008., p16-19
Wikis - can they be useful for learning, PEEL seeds, No 96, pp37-43.
New technologies and literacy development, Directions in Education, Vol 17, No 1 25 January 2008, p1-2.

Educational innovation

Jousting for the new generation : challenges to contemporary schooling David Loader ; with contributions from Amanda McGraw and Mary Mason.
Camberwell, Vic. :bACER,c2007.

Journal articles
From chalkboard to keyboard. Technology innovation advance the evolution of Australian classrooms. Teacher, March 2008, p4-6.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Sudanese and other refugees' educational needs

EBSCO full text articles
The following article is available from our eResources database via Staffnet for the staff of CEO Parramatta Diocese. Call Lisa at the Teaching and Learning Resource Centre on 9677 4344 for more details.

ESL resources failing African refugees , The Australian, 4 November 2005.

Internet resources/articles
The following internet resources can be accessed by clicking on the hyperlinks for each title.

Sudanese education project report

The Educational Background of Sudanese Refugees: A quick guide for Australian teachers, by Rebecca Atwell

Cultural and linguistic diversity: issues for schools

Hopes fulfilled or dreams shattered. Centre for Refugee Research University of NSW.

Course offers workplace awareness training for young refugee people

Muir, D. (2003). English and literacy teaching and learning strategies for newly arrived humanitarian refugee students from Sudan. Sudanese Australian Integrated Learning (SAIL) Progr

Sudanese Australian Integrated Learning (SAIL) Program website

References to books, book chapters and articles
Please contact Lisa at the Teaching Learning Resource Unit on 9677 4344 if you require any of the following books or articles.

Anderson, A. (2004). Issues of Migration. In R. Hamilton & D. Moore, Educational Interventions for Refugee Children: Theoretical perspectives and implementing best practice.
London: Routledeg Falmer.
(in press) Brown, Miller, J. & Mitchell, J. African refugees with interrupted schooling in the high school mainstream: ‘always at the back’. (Australian Journal of Language and Literacy 2006)
Carrasquillo, A. & Rodríguez, V. (2002). Language minority students in the classroom. 2nd Edition. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters Ltd.
Carrasquillo, A. Kucer, S. & Abrams, R. (2004) Beyond the Beginnings: Literacy Interventions for Upper Elementary English Language Learners. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters Ltd.
Miller, J., Mitchell, J. & Brown, J. (2005) African refugees with interrupted schooling in the high school mainstream: dilemmas for teachers.
Prospect: An Australian Journal of TESOL, 20 (2), 19-33.
West Coast AMES (2002). Teaching to learn: Exploring alternative teaching strategies for oral/aural learners. Australian National Training Authority Adult Literacy National Project.
Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia.
Westwood, P. (2001) Reading and learning difficulties: Approaches to teaching and assessment. Victoria, Aust.: ACER Press.
(2004) Social Languages and Schooling: The uptake of sociocultural perspectives in school. In Hawkins, M. (Ed). Social and cultural approaches to language learning and teaching,
and teacher education. Clevedon UK: Multilingual Matters.
(2003) Identity and language use: The politics of speaking in schools. In Pavlenko, A. & Blackledge, A. (Eds) Negotiation of identity in multilingual contexts (Clevedon UK: Multilingual Matters).