Eleanor Hughes

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“Every child can, and should, be successful.”

Eleanor Hughes

Joseph Banks Secondary College

For over three decades, Eleanor has dedicated her professional career to public schools with the belief that every child can, and should be, successful. She places strong emphasis on working with colleagues to improve learning opportunities for students.

Believing staff should continually examine their practice, in order to be better teachers, Eleanor has established an innovative secondary college with a strong focus on quality teaching and effective leadership culminating in success for all students.

Fostering a culture of continuous professional learning, her vision is to create a curriculum that meets the passion and interest of students, by including real world subjects, project-based learning and inquiry approaches.

In her change project, Eleanor explored the question ‘can self-awareness improve school leadership?’