THE ARCHITECT LEADER
Applying the watershed 'Enduringly Successful Schools' leadership study*
A huge THANK YOU to all the school leaders
enduring and reinventing through this crisis!
A GIANT SALUTE to all those fighting it for us esp. those on the medical front line. xx
Lifting heads to lift schools
to lift students
to lift the nation
"For any school leadership to adapt, develop or blend how they lead their school and develop enduring success for the long term."
"If one type of school leadership outperforms the rest
for school turnaround
why isn't every school
now thinking this way
to replicate it ?"
Here is the new school leadership research-led standard for
enduring school success
developing school leaders
appointing and retaining the right leaders
motivating your teachers and
aligning your boards and communities with your strategies.
* The research revealed five school leadership types with five different outcomes: your school vision and
context will require the right leader type and
dynamic leadership balance.
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Watch BBC report (4 mins)
Leading thinkers responses to the research:
What type of leadership produces an enduringly successful school?
What type of leader do we need for our school?
What type of head will you choose to be?
David Jackson, InnovationUnit.org
To go beyond improvement and begin
the process of re-imagining and redesigning ‘school’,
a certain kind of leadership will be required.