ACEL News

  • AEL Vol 46, Issue 02 2024 now available

    Welcome to the latest edition of the Australian Educational Leader (AEL) for 2024. We are delighted to present 'Leading effective teams'. With lead article written by Professor Andy Hargreaves and Cameron Jones. Our AEL Spotlight interview is with Professor Mark Scott AO. Other sections include the Leadership Challenge, Success Stories and Book Reviews. Now available for individual purchase or FREE online to all ACEL Members.

  • ACEL NextGen - Are you a keen to contribute to the future of the teaching profession?

    The purpose of the ACEL NextGen initiative is to connect with and give voice to early career educators from across sectors and systems in Australia. We warmly invite you to express interest in being part of the conference. Not only will you have the opportunity to reimagine education by sharing your expertise and thinking, but we are also delighted to offer FREE conference registration to selected NextGen participants.

  • 2024 ACEL National Conference call for papers

    This year with the SA Department for Education as our ACEL National Conference partner, and Adelaide as our host city, we will engage through this year’s theme Reimagining Education: A future beyond boundaries. ACEL is pleased to open our call for papers, closing at 5pm 17 June.

  • ACEL NSW Branch Award nominations now open

    One of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders' key events in New South Wales is the annual awards ceremony, celebrating outstanding educational leaders. ACEL NSW recognizes individuals who, in the eyes of their colleagues, have greatly influenced and advanced the field of educational leadership.

  • Early bird registration open - ACEL National Conference 2024

    ACEL’s National Conference, in collaboration with the SA Department of Education, comes to Adelaide from 30 September to 2 October 2024. With a focus on "Reimagining Education: A future beyond boundaries," this year's conference promises to be a transformative experience. Engage in collective intelligence sessions, explore practical solutions, and connect with inspiring educators from diverse backgrounds. Don't miss out on the opportunity to secure early bird pricing!

  • National Awards Nominations now open

    We are delighted to open our call for ACEL’s prestigious peer-nominated awards, proudly recognising the education profession for the 39th year. Nominations are welcomed from all members of the education community. See our website for further information and nomination form.

  • 2024 New Voice Scholarships Submissions Now Open

    Are you or a colleague an emerging voice in educational leadership? ACEL’s New Voice Scholarships are part of our significant commitment to recognise the emerging voices in educational leadership. New Voice Scholarships recognise forward thinking, contextually relevant and responsive educational leaders whose work has had an impact above and beyond their immediate context. To find out more and to nominate yourself or a colleague see our website for further details

  • AEL Vol 46, Issue 01 2024 now available

    The latest edition of the Australian Educational Leader (AEL) is out now! With lead articles written by Professor Pasi Sahlberg and Associate Professor Anne Forbes. Our AEL Spotlight interview is with Alex Jenkins. Other sections include the Leadership Challenge, Success Stories and Book Reviews. Now available for individual purchase or FREE to all ACEL Members.

  • Register with WES2024 with Discounted Rates

    Announcing our role as a World Education Summit Partner! Join us on 18–21 March 2024 for an event set to ignite global discussions, fostering inspiration and knowledge sharing in education across 7 themes & 400+ speakers. Use code ACEL50 for 50% off for up to 3 tickets!

  • Dr. Tim Lewis joins the ACEL Inclusion and Disability Conference line-up

    Dr. Tim Lewis has been involved in special education for 35 years.  He has taught students with emotional and behavioral disorders in high school, elementary, and self-contained psychiatric settings.  At present, Dr. Lewis is a Curators’ Distinguished Professor of Special Education at the University of Missouri. He is also past Co-Editor of the journal Behavioral Disorders, Associate Editor of the Journal of Positive Behavioral Interventions, and a member of 13 editorial boards.

  • Early bird registration open - ACEL National Inclusion and Disability Conference

    The Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) eighth national inclusion and disability conference is proudly presented in collaboration with the Northern Territory Department of Education in Darwin, 30-31 May 2024. We are excited to present our theme this year which is Leading an Inclusive culture through engagement and wellbeing.

  • Leading and Managing: Vol 29 No 2 - Spring/Summer 2023

    The Spring/Summer electronic edition of the Leading and Managing (L&M) journal for 2023 is now available. L&M continues to maintain a balance of practice and theory directed towards the complementary phases of leading and managing in educational administration.

  • AEL Vol 45, Issue 04 2023 now available

    The latest edition of the Australian Educational Leader (AEL) is out now! We are delighted to present ‘Data to improve learning’. Our lead articles have been written by our guest co-editor Dr Selena Fisk and Dr Lyn Sharratt. Other sections include a spotlight interview with Professor Geoff Masters, book reviews, success stories, and much more. FREE to all ACEL Members.

  • ACEL Monograph #64 now available

    The latest edition of ACEL's Monograph is out now! We are excited to present "Indigenous education in Australia – Learning and teaching for deadly futures" written by Associate Professor Marnee Shay.

  • View the ACEL WA Annual Awards Gallery

    The ACEL WA branch Annual Awards ceremony was held at Telethon Speech & Hearing, Perth and recognised various educational leaders in a range of categories. Photos from this great night are now available to view through the link below.

  • View the ACEL New England Awards Gallery

    ACEL New England recently held their Annual Awards Ceremony at Armidale Golf Club, NSW, where they recognised a number of educational leaders in a range of categories. We celebrate all of the winners this year and invite you to view the photos from the night below.

  • ACEL 2023 Annual Report

    ACEL’s 2023 Annual Report has now been released. Explore the highlights of ACEL's accomplishments and contributions to educational leadership in this latest report.

  • View the ACEL NT Annual Awards Gallery

    The ACEL NT branch Annual Awards ceremony was held at the Hilton, Darwin and recognised a number of educational leaders in a range of categories. Photos from the night are now available to view through the link below.

  • ACEL Commemorative Monograph

    In celebration of our 50th anniversary we have created a commemorative monograph written by ACEL Patron Frank Crowther, with a special contribution by Brian Caldwell and foreword written by Andy Hargreaves. Offering high quality professional learning services to people out in the field, wherever they are, and whatever their leadership needs may be.

  • View the ACEL QLD Annual Awards Gallery

    ACEL QLD recently held their Annual Branch Awards Ceremony at Wavell State High School, where they recognised a number of educational leaders in a range of categories. We celebrate all of the winners this year and invite you to view the photos from the night below.

  • ACEL National Conference concurrent sessions announced

    This years conference will feature a range of concurrent sessions, with experts in education from Australia and beyond. These insightful and engaging sessions, are only one of the many highlights to look forward to.

  • View the ACEL NSW Annual Awards Gallery

    The ACEL NSW branch Annual Awards ceremony was held at the Independent Theatre, North Sydney and recognised a number of educational leaders in a range of categories. Photos from the night are now available to view through the link below.

  • National Awards Winners and New Voice Scholars of 2023

    We are pleased to announce the awardees for our 2023 National Awards. These awards honours educational leaders who have dedicated themselves to the improvement of student and educational outcomes. It is also with great pride that ACEL congratulates the recipients of the 2023 New Voice Scholarships which recognise forward thinking, contextually relevant and responsive educational leaders whose work has had an impact above and beyond their immediate context.

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