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When students have their self-esteem
boosted artificially in inauthentic ways,
on the other hand, the air quickly comes
out of the balloon when they hit the wide
world and meet real-life challenges. In some
ways, taking a blow to one's self-esteem is
worse than never having much of it in the
first place. T
Professor Stephen Dinham is Research
Director of the Teaching, Learning and
Leadership research program at the Aus-
tralian Council for Educational Research.
His latest book is How to Get Your
School Moving and Improving, published
by ACER Press. This is an edited version
of his pape r prese nted at the Smith Family
Sydney Conversations Confe rence, 'How
to create a sense of wellbeing in childre n'
in June 2010.
Baumrind, D. (1991). The influe nce of
parenting style on adolescent competence
and substance abuse. Journal of Early
Adolesce nce. 11(1): 56-95.
Dinham , S. (2007a). The lesson of Jonah.
Education Review. 17(8): 5.
Dinham , S. (2007b). Leadership for
Exception al Educational Outcomes.
Brisbane: Post Pressed.
Dinham , S. (2008a). How to Get Your
School Moving and Improving: An
evide nce-based approach. Melbourne:
Dinham , S. (2008b). Feedback on feed-
back. Teacher. 191 (May): 20 -23.
Dinham, S. & Scott, C. (2008).
Authoritative leadership, school improve-
ment and student accomplishment.
Paper presented to British Educ ation al
Research Association Annual Conference,
Edinburgh, Scotland, 3- 6 Septe mber.
Available at w ww.leeds. ac.uk/educol/
Hattie, J. (2009). Visible Learning.
Scott, C . & Dinham, S. (2005). Parenting,
teaching and self-esteem. Australian
Educational Leade r. 27(1): 28-30.
Ske n azy, L . (nd). Free - range kids: How
to raise safe, self-reliant children (with-
out going nuts with worry). Available at:
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