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Improving school leadership a system response

Improving School LeadershipA System Response

Mr. Paddy Flood, LDS

Progress noted
Progress Noted

Professional associations

Professional development

Leadership in inspection reports

Salary improvements

Strong management bodies

Profile why
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
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
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
Learning Centred Leadership

Tasks v attitude

Job description v moral purpose

Office v site of learning

School leadership distributed
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
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

Leadership development
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
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