A really interesting article about an area I want to develop my skill in. It’s one thing to be able to do it to others and have that vision in mind. It is another to convey that in a respectful, meaningful way that results in change.
It’s a tough gig being a school leader in today’s modern learning environment. And that means there’s never been a time in education with a greater need for wise and strategic leadership, writes Carolyn Stuart.
Make no mistake we’re living in a time of great change. It’s always exciting, scary, and potentially exhausting. Yet at times of great change, the need for confident, competent well-informed leaders grows.
Digital technology represents a significant change but it’s not the only challenge we’ve seen in our schools in recent years. We now live in a time when school leaders are being held increasingly and publically accountable for student achievement. And this presents somewhat of a dilemma. Our leaders today find themselves in the unenviable position of having to choose between continuing to stick to the practices from the past – which they have always relied on to deliver the outcomes they’re held accountable…
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