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Leading Student Achievement: Our Principal Purpose. A partnership between The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat & Adjointes des Écoles Franco-Ontariennes , the Catholic Principals’ Council of Ontario and the Ontario Principals’ Council. Colleen Russell Student Achievement Officer.

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leading student achievement our principal purpose

Leading Student Achievement: Our Principal Purpose

A partnership between

The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat

&

Adjointes des Écoles Franco-Ontariennes,

the Catholic Principals’ Council of Ontario and the Ontario Principals’ Council

Colleen Russell

Student Achievement Officer

the challenge
The Challenge

… every student in Ontario will develop reading, writing, math and comprehension skills at a higher level by the age of 12. Progress will be measured by ensuring that by 2008, 75 per cent of students reach the provincial standard.”

shared goal
Shared Goal

Partnerships hold the promise that we will accomplish together the things that no one entity could achieve by itself.

goals of the research project
Goals of the Research Project
  • Improve student achievement
  • Build the leadership capacity of principals to support more effective classroom practices
the effect of leadership on student learning
The Effect of Leadership on Student Learning
  • Leadership is second only to classroom instruction among school-related factors that contribute to student learning.
  • The impact of successful leadership is usually greater in schools that are in difficult circumstances.
  • Leithwood, Louis, Anderson and Wahlstrom (2004)
invitation
Invitation

To truly succeed on a large scale will

require strong leadership.

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Working together to reach our shared goal of maximizing student achievement in literacy and numeracy

Team Leaders

  • Demonstrated commitment to being an instructional leader
  • Respected by colleagues
  • Collaborated with teachers to improve achievement in your school
how will we achieve our goals
How will we achieve our goals?
  • Focus on building and extending professional learning communities among principals in a board and among teachers in a school
professional learning communities at all levels

Supervisory Officer

Team Leader

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School based PLC

School based PLC

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School based PLC

School based PLC

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School based PLC

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School based PLC

Professional Learning Communities at all Levels
the power of context
The Power of Context

Most of us will pay attention to the

challenges faced by individual

students if those around

us are doing so.

professional learning communities are characterized by
Professional Learning Communities are characterized by…
  • Shared values and goals
  • Collaborative culture
  • Action research*
  • Parent partnerships
  • Continuous improvement*
  • Focus on results*
the focus of plcs at all levels
The focus of PLCs at all levels…

Literacy for Learning: Report of the Expert Panel on Junior Literacy, p.93

primary goal of plcs
Primary Goal of PLCs

To create and sustain disciplined inquiry and action on the part of teachers & principals

Fullan (2003)

the secretariat s strategies
The Secretariat’s Strategies
  • Assemble and support teams at all levels to drive continuous improvement in literacy and numeracy.
  • Build capacity to support student learning and achievement.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to research and evidence-based inquiry and decision-making.
  • Mobilize the system to provide equity in student outcomes.
support accountability
Support & Accountability
  • Supervisory officers
  • Principals’ Associations
  • Student Achievement Officers
    • Capacity Building Team Members
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From a system perspective, the single answer to the question of how to increase the chances for greater sustainability is to build a critical mass of developmental leaders who can mix and match, and who can surround themselves with other leaders across the system as they spread the new leadership capacities to others… People find meaning by connecting to others; and they find well-being by making progress on problems important to their peers and of benefit beyond themselves.

Leadership & Sustainability - Fullan (2005)

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Know that the gap between what is imagined

and what can be

accomplished

has never been smaller.

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