Higher Education

The leadership journey

An introduction to leadership

Introduction Leaders are entrusted with the vital responsibility in organisations. In my context of higher education, they are involved in shaping the minds and futures of students. Effective leadership is essential not only for the success of organisations, but also for nurturing the next generation of leaders who will tackle society’s greatest challenges (Shapiro, 2015). […]

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The midwit challenges in higher education

In the ever-evolving landscape of higher education, the quality of leadership within academic institutions plays a pivotal role in shaping the experiences of both staff and students. Noah Carl’s thought-provoking article, “Are we ruled by midwits?” delves into the intellectual capacities of elected representatives, raising concerns about the competence of those entrusted with making crucial decisions. While the focus is primarily on political figures in the United Kingdom, the implications resonate beyond politics, prompting a reflection on the state of leadership in Australian higher education.

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