Drawing on his belief that Australia’s educational leadership sector is consumed by a ‘cult of the guru’, Eacott argued that ...
'Cult of the guru': is social media defining expertise in education?
When Scott Eacott’s paper Educational leadership research, Twitter and the curation of followership was released earlier this year, the researcher was thrown out of the academic frying pan and into the public fire. Trolls went on the attack. Complaints rolled in.
This story appeared in the March 2021 edition of Australian Teacher Magazine.