Fiona Walsh, West Wallsend High School
Fiona Walsh, with her authentic leadership style, has led West Wallsend High School through a transformative leadership journey, defined by a clear focus on improving the outcomes for every student through quality teaching, learning, and leading.
Walsh has lifted West Wallsend High School’s performance through structural, cultural and aspirational transformation, and through the successful implementation of:
- a significant pedagogical change through purposeful, targeted, research-based teaching and leadership practice, activated through the consistent design and delivery of contextualised quality professional learning in a capacity-building model; and
- an ambitious reading improvement agenda, which included the complete revitalisation of the school library into a dynamic learning space now known as Sugarloaf Hub and the design of the innovative “ObLITerate” gamification literacy program.