Having previously worked as a school principal and principal coach and mentor for Queensland’s Department of Education, Amanda’s key research areas include leadership, social justice, and policy enactment. In particular, she is interested in the wider implications of accountability and autonomy for schools, as well as in how school leaders enact policies and discourses. Amanda's current research projects also focus on the working lives of school principals.
Amanda Heffernan's Articles
Education's new frontier
The next generation of school leaders will need certain key attributes to succeed in a radically reshaped world.