Improving school leadership a system response
Sponsored Links
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
1 / 13

Improving School Leadership A System Response PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Improving School Leadership A System Response. Mr. Paddy Flood, LDS. System . Progress Noted. Professional associations Professional development Leadership in inspection reports Salary improvements Strong management bodies. Diagram. Profile - why?: .

Download Presentation

Improving School Leadership A System Response

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript

Improving School LeadershipA System Response

Mr. Paddy Flood, LDS


Progress Noted

Professional associations

Professional development

Leadership in inspection reports

Salary improvements

Strong management bodies


Profile - why?:

  • Provide inspiration to aspirants, clarifying their expectations about the profession

  • Offer guidance to those seeking to improve practice

  • Articulate the complexity of school leadership to the outside world

  • Contribute to policy development

Benefits to Practitioners

  • Affirming professional status

  • Articulate the knowledge, skills and attributes required of practitioners

  • Focus for professional learning

  • Enhance professional self esteem

  • Accountability to self and the profession

School Leadership

Matters in terms of the quality of outcomes

for pupils

Requires a focus on learning centred activity – requires change

Requires a clarity of purpose among all stakeholders

Level of autonomy requires consideration

Learning Centred Leadership

Tasks v attitude

Job description v moral purpose

Office v site of learning

School Leadership Distributed

Not a job for one person

Lack of evidence on distributed leadership

Roles of all stakeholders

Patterns of distribution matter

Attractiveness of Role

  • Work-life balance is a key factor

  • Dependence on support and direction

  • Other career pathways are attractive

  • Is dependent on impact on student achievement

  • Recruitment requires professionalisation

Succession Planning

Leadership Development

Needs for focus on the continuum

Has significant contribution to make to professionalisation: Toraíocht

Variety and creativity in delivery methods

Is a crucial policy lever in the system

Focused Agenda

  • Clarity and Professionalism

  • Linking the four strands of the report

  • Consideration of leadership in the change process

  • Leaders as a system resource

  • Leadership as an attractive career option

  • Login