Watch this thought-provoking video by Alma Harris on the importance of distributed leadership.
Effective Professional Conversations
TIPS FOR ENSURING CHANGE:
Here are some great resources for leaders wanting to bring about change:
21 Activities to Improve Schools is a Canadian publication that synthesises the research on what to do to improve student engagement and learning.
Teacher Professional Learning
TEACHER PROFESSIONAL LEARNING
This article by Helen Timperley is a great summary of what is needed if professional learning is to have an impact on student outcomes. Click here to download
A more recent document from the Developing Great Teaching Trust builds on Timperley's research to detail the findings from a meta-analysis about what is effective professional learning. It emphasises the importance of focusing on both pedagogy and curriculum knowledge
Here's a great resource for teams, "The Norms Toolkit" click here to download.