Leaders create an environment for ownership when they provide connection, purpose, support and challenge.
There are many forms of leadership style, but a great leader is going to need to be more than just a competent technician, they will also need to be:
These may sound like "fluffy things" but it is our conviction, backed by the over-whelming stats for retention and health amongst school leaders that these are in fact the "below the surface" qualities that impact profoundly on the actions, behaviours, decisions, and outcomes we witness "above the surface".
Our programmes for leadership development will pay attention, and hold individuals accountable for the technical improvement in their function whilst working with the delegate to be aware and develop these qualities for effective leadership.
Our leadership development programmes are bespoke and built to the needs of the leaders and their schools.
The broad structure is a mix of group and personal activities.
Each leader in the programme received a confidential and personal 121 review on their current opportunities and challenges and longer-term ambitions.
Workshop elements are tailored to the school needs but there is likely to be specific focus on the following issues: