CONDUCT A SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS. To be successful in achieving change, leaders should consider trends at three levels: societal/ cultural; education specific trends/ resent research; and school specific trends. Download presentation here
DEVELOP A VISION & ESTABLISH GOALS
The snippets in this Ideas in Action document highlight the beliefs of some key educational thinkers and researchers. Click here to download.
DEVELOP A THEORY OF ACTION
The visit from the Instructional Rounds team is the first phase in improving the teaching and learning in your school. Having a Theory of Action help you to develop clarity in the next phase - leading the change you want. Click here to download.
The reading is selected extracts from "Coherence" a book by Michael Fullan and Joanne Quinn. Click here to download.
The infographic oppposite highlights some of the key actions in developing coherence.
LEADERSHIP ACTIONS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Douglas Reeves describes the leadership actions that research shows make a difference to student achievement - having a "narrow, considered, consistent and deep focus".
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.
In this 2 minute video, Dylan Wiliam shares his tips for changing teaching practice
CUTTING OUT THE CLUTTER TO MAINTAIN FOCUS
Focusing on a small number of key initiatives is one of the key factors in initiating and sustaining successful change. The document "Cutting out the Clutter" summarises key principles. Click here to download