Critical analysis of the appropriateness of
the ACE School Leadership programme for
 the training and development of pract...
Quality is
   an
Attitude.

 Origin of the ACE




                     2
Core activities




Key Functions




                  3
South African version 1




South African version 2




                          4
Different Modules on Offer
1. Understanding 2. Managing               3. Lead and           4. Manage
school leadership Te...
Having a System to know
      What is going on!




“Helicopter view” of Educational Life
                                ...
Success rate = 8,1%

        •Success-rate of the system = 8,1%
        •Of every 12 learners starting Grade
        One, ...
Two types of policies in Education




                               Ch.8
                               p.169




      ...
Different Perspectives

        Understanding the situation well




Conditions required to implement




                ...
External and internal differences




                     Foci                 1          2            3              4
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Organisation processes
                         Other Process
                          Input
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Monitor




Evaluate




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Iceberg diagram




Adult Learning --
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                 Fe
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Motivational Learning




           Why do people not share
              what they know?
                               ...
Quest for Success




             Contact details:
• E-mail: muavia@mweb.co.za;
     or muavia.gallie@up.ac.za;

• Fax: 0...
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  1. 1. Critical analysis of the appropriateness of the ACE School Leadership programme for the training and development of practicing principals in South Africa Presenter: Muavia Gallie President of EMASA @ National Quality Education Summit Gallagher Convention Centre 25 February 2010, 08h40 - 09h30 Introduction Leadership is a decision, not a position or set of skills. 1
  2. 2. Quality is an Attitude. Origin of the ACE 2
  3. 3. Core activities Key Functions 3
  4. 4. South African version 1 South African version 2 4
  5. 5. Different Modules on Offer 1. Understanding 2. Managing 3. Lead and 4. Manage school leadership Teaching and manage people organisational and management Learning systems, physical in South Africa and financial resources 5. Manage policy, 6. Lead and manage 7. Mentor school 8. Conduct planning, school subject/ learning managers and outcomes-based development and areas/ phase manage assessment governance mentoring programmes in schools 9. Moderate 10. Develop a 11. Demonstrate 12. Basic assessment portfolio to effective language computer literacy demonstrate school skills in school for school management and management and management leadership leadership competencies Importance of the Module 1. Understanding 3. Lead and 4. Manage 5. Manage policy, school leadership manage organisational planning, school and management in people systems, physical and development and South Africa financial resources governance 6. Lead and manage 7. Mentor school subject/ learning managers and manage areas/ phase 2. Managing mentoring programmes in schools Teaching 8. Conduct 9. Moderate assessment outcomes-based and Learning assessment 10. Develop a portfolio to 11. Demonstrate effective 12. Basic computer demonstrate school language skills in school literacy for school management and leadership management and leadership management competencies 5
  6. 6. Having a System to know What is going on! “Helicopter view” of Educational Life Education Ministry Technology School Competitors Strategy •Vision •Goals Helicopter view of educational Customers Teachers Purpose Unions life Culture Empower- ment Learners Physical Motivation Structure Political •Values •People •Work Mental Emotional •Capacity NGOs and parties ethics Relation- •Power Civil •Commit- ships society ment Spiritual Recognition structures Flexibility Openness Government Economy Systems •Finance •Information Globalisation •Communication Way of living ‘Religions’ Regional and international organisations 6
  7. 7. Success rate = 8,1% •Success-rate of the system = 8,1% •Of every 12 learners starting Grade One, only 1 learner attains what the system is promising them - data 2005! Dysfunctionality vis-à-vis Under-performance Figure 10: Three levels of school functionality in relation to the support needed by schools 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% -10% -20% Basics Non-Functioning Low-Functioning High-Functioning -20% – +20% 21% - 60% 61% - 100% Gallie 2006 7
  8. 8. Two types of policies in Education Ch.8 p.169 Learner Enrolment HSRC 2006, p.27 8
  9. 9. Different Perspectives Understanding the situation well Conditions required to implement 9
  10. 10. External and internal differences Foci 1 2 3 4 A. Capability (B+D+K) A1 - Self A2 - Team A3 - A4 - Global • .. Organisation Context • .. • .. WHO? • .. B. Characteristics Different foci (Believing – Attitudes and B1 B2 B3 B4 values) C. Competency (Doing - Skills) - What you are/have C1 C2 C3 C4 done in a particular WHAT? situation. D. Content (Knowing – Content neede d ) D1 D2 D3 D4 10
  11. 11. Organisation processes Other Process Input foci Output Impact Developmental stages Beginners Freshmen Consolidating Excelling (pre-service) Junior Senior Performance levels Dys-functional Low- Average- High functional functional functional Domains Rules & Relation- Systems regulations ships Leadership level s Administration Management Leadership There is no management without monitoring and evaluation 11
  12. 12. Monitor Evaluate 12
  13. 13. Iceberg diagram Adult Learning -- n tio Fe cia eli so ng As s Facts Information 13
  14. 14. Motivational Learning Why do people not share what they know? Causes Cultural Reward Knowledge hoarding is considered a source of job security Fear of not getting credit and suspicion Loss of ownership of expertise Fear of making mistakes Lack of comprehension of value of possessed knowledge Lack of time to share insights, knowledge, “war stories” and experiences Lack of knowledge sharing mechanisms Unwillingness to use existing technology to share knowledge 14
  15. 15. Quest for Success Contact details: • E-mail: muavia@mweb.co.za; or muavia.gallie@up.ac.za; • Fax: 0866720520 • Powerpoint website: www.slideshare.net Thank You! 15

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