Having a Professional Learning Network (PLN) is vital for any educator if they wish to become more adept at supporting their colleagues and, even more importantly, their students. The video below is a simple introduction to building a PLN.

Below is a collection of some the resources that I use use as part of my Professional Learning Network. I hope you find them useful:

Education Organisations

ASCD (The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)

ACEL (Australian Council for Educational Leaders)

ACER (Australian Council for Educational Research)

EARCOS (The East Asia Regional Council of Schools)

Education and Education Leadership Websites

The Principal Center

School Leadership 2.0


Websites and blogs that focus on leadership in general:

Harvard Business Review

Michael Hyatt – Helping Leaders Leverage Influence

Five Things I’ve Learned – great advice from leaders

Leadership Freak

Break the Frame

Some of the blogs I follow:

Brilliant or Insane – Education on the edge

The Principal of Change

The CoolCatTeacher

Connected Principals

Kleinspiration – Connecting Tradition and Technology

Education Technology sites

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

EdSurge – The Best in Education Technology

Classroom 2.0

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning


Kathy Schrock’s KaffeKlatsch

Podcasts – You can subscribe to any of these with iTunes

Teachers’ Education Review

HBR IdeaCast

Principal Center Radio

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