Communities of Practice: Creating Learning Environments for Educators

Editors, Chris Kimble, Paul Hildreth and Isabelle Bourdon
Publisher, Information Age Publishing

As a two volume set:
Hard cover ISBN: 1593118678 , Soft cover ISBN: 159311866X

As separate volumes:
Hard Cover - Vol 1 ISBN: 1593118635 , Vol 2 ISBN: 1593118651
Soft Cover - Vol 1 ISBN: 1593118627 , Vol 2 ISBN: 1593118643


Brian Caldwell, Educational Transformations, Australia


Professor Brian J. Caldwell is Managing Director of Educational Transformations Pty Ltd in Melbourne and Associate Director of iNet (Global) (International Networking for Educational Transformation) of the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust in England. From 1998 to 2004, he served as Dean of Education at the University of Melbourne where he is currently Professorial Fellow. He is author or co-author of books that helped guide educational reform in several countries, most notably the trilogy on self-managing schools: The Self-Managing School (1988), Leading the Self-Managing School (1992) and Beyond the Self-Managing School (1998). He is a director and Deputy Chair of the Board of the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).


Volume 1, Chapter 1 - Networking Knowledge to Achieve Transformation in Schools