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Apply the watershed study about

the school leadership which produces an

Enduringly Successful School* 

 Lifting heads to

lift their schools

to lift their students

to lift their nations

"... the study simply sets out in writing what we see happens in schools...

"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.

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Of astonishing effects 

beyond the school gates >

Significant for

recruiting school leaders >

Puts a big question over the true

cost of leadership types >

About re-imagining and redesigning 'school'  >

About rapid turnaround,

rewards and results >

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?

* 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.  

First broadcast on BBC Newsnight.  Video and BBC Newsnight logo  © BBC. All rights reserved.
Used under Fair Dealing (Research and Education), Intellectual Property Office, 18 November 2014.

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David Jackson, 

To go beyond improvement and begin

the process of re-imagining and redesigning ‘school’, 

a certain kind of leadership will be required.

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