One of the obstacles educational leaders face when giving colleagues feedback is deflection. Over the years, through numerous conversations with educators centering on giving and receiving feedback, this issue of … Continue Reading Feedback that pops the bubble – overcoming the deflector shield
A significant number of educators aspire to move into formal educational leadership positions, or to move up another rung on the leadership ladder. Moving into an educational leadership position can … Continue Reading Leading in schools does not start, or end, in a formal leadership position
Numerous school leadership courses and programs exist, designed to prepare aspiring leaders, or to further support existing leaders in their roles. Looking closely at these courses there are common themes … Continue Reading 3 things that most school leadership training does not prepare you for but should
Teacher and school leader workload is an issue that does not go away and receives a significant amount of attention in the media and in educational publications. Efforts have been … Continue Reading How much teacher stress is self-inflicted?
There are an overwhelming number of initiatives that schools can invest time in developing in order to improve and change for the better. Some schools may charge full-on into as … Continue Reading Is it more important for school leaders to manage change rather than lead it?