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School Business Leadership: In Australia
Episode 392nd November 2021 • School Business Leadership • Laura Williams
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In today’s episode, we are going international for the very first time!

Katie Taylor joins me from Western Australia to talk about how the role of School Business Leader compares across the two countries. We talk job titles, job roles, CPD, networks and much, much more!

The episode at a glance:

[1:49] – Katie talks about how she came across the podcast and how it resonated with her 

[4:11] – We talk job titles and job roles… what’s the same and what’s different?

[7:52] – Katie explains where the SBL role fits in with the leadership structure and how the role continues to evolve 

[14:10] – We explore career progression and the wider education landscape in Australia

[17:31] – Katie talks about the challenges of geography and how it impacts on education operationally including networking and the role of professional associations

[26:57] – Katie talks about SBL qualifications and professional development

{29:30] – Katie tells us more about her journey into education and to the role of SBL and what the differences are between primary and secondary

[34:40] – Brace yourself as Katie talks us through the structure of the school year and school days!

[40:51] – Katie shares some final thoughts and observations

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Book recommendations from Katie:

Above And Beyond The Bottom Line: The Extraordinary Evolution Of The Education Business Manager – Karen Starr

The Business Of School Leadership: A Practical Guide For Managing The Business Dimension Of Schools - Larry Smith And Dan Riley

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