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  1. 1. The Scottish International Summer School for School Leadership 2007 : Thoughts and Reflections Ollie Bray Musselburgh Grammar School East Lothian Council
  2. 3. Aims of the International Summer School: <ul><li>To bring together educational practitioners from around Scotland and from abroad to: </li></ul><ul><li>particip8 n wrkshops n discussions aimed @ xamining issuz on developing d leadership culcha; </li></ul><ul><li>lisN 2 Xperiences frm hom n abroad on bst prctic n leadership dvlopmnt; n </li></ul><ul><li>considA AC/DC n pl& initiatives n leadership dvlopmnt n hlp shape d fucha agenda thru sharin Xperiences n ideas. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Aims of the International Summer School: <ul><li>To bring together educational practitioners from around Scotland and from abroad to: </li></ul><ul><li>participate in workshops and discussions aimed at examining issues on developing the leadership culture; </li></ul><ul><li>listen to experiences from home and abroad on best practice in leadership development; and </li></ul><ul><li>consider current and planned initiatives in leadership development and help shape the future agenda through sharing experiences and ideas. </li></ul>
  4. 8. Conference Vs Summer School
  5. 9. Conference themes Monday : Early Leadership Tuesday : Development of Leaders Wednesday: Sustainable Leadership Thursday : Leadership – support and Challenge Friday : Leaders transforming learning
  6. 10. Chair Facilitators Focus Groups Organisers
  7. 12. Ewan Aitken, Edinburgh <ul><li>‘ Humaness’ </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Leadery Things’ </li></ul><ul><li>Courage </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Time to Think’ </li></ul>
  8. 13. Scottish Teachers for a New Era <ul><li>University of Aberdeen </li></ul><ul><li>Revised B Ed Primary Programme </li></ul><ul><li>What are we teaching? </li></ul><ul><li>Whom are we teaching? </li></ul><ul><li>Who we are as teachers? </li></ul>
  9. 14. Ellen Moir, University of California <ul><li>New Teachers Centre </li></ul><ul><li>‘ exemplar’ teachers are ‘borrowed’ </li></ul><ul><li>Friday morning meetings </li></ul>
  10. 16. Eddie Broadley, Area Advisor, LTS. ‘ expand and develop the reality of the curriculum as well as just the theory’ ‘ As leaders you need to be the satellite navigation for your school by having a clear vision of where you have been and where you are going’
  11. 17. Mike McCabe, South Ayrshire Council Adaptive Leadership
  12. 18. Mike McCabe, South Ayrshire Council Adaptive Leadership
  13. 19. Alma Harris – University of Warwick The 4 D’s of School Transformation Diagnosis (what is the current situation like?) Development (what needs to take place?) Drive (how can this change be sustained?) Data ( without data you can’t make informed decisions about school improvement).
  14. 20. Alma Harris – University of Warwick <ul><li>Other Key Points </li></ul><ul><li>Distributive leadership… </li></ul><ul><li>Is more than a theory </li></ul><ul><li>Is not delegation </li></ul><ul><li>Does not mean that everybody leads </li></ul><ul><li>Is mainly about building leadership capacity </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Teachers working conditions are students learning conditions’ </li></ul>
  15. 21. Keir Bloomer – Leadership at Times of Change
  16. 22. Globalisation
  17. 23. Eamon Stack – Chief Inspector, Eire <ul><li>No local Authority structure </li></ul><ul><li>School Inspections every 12 years </li></ul>‘ Problems of Leadership’ Vs ‘ Privilege of Leadership ’
  18. 24. Graham Donaldson – HMIe
  19. 25. Graham Donaldson – HMIe
  20. 26. Columba 1400
  21. 27. Café Conversation
  22. 28. Patrick Duignan, Chair of Educational Leadership, Australian Catholic University <ul><li>Just because we use the same language doesn’t mean we get the same meaning from it </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Distributed Leadership’ Vs ‘Stewardship of Leadership’ </li></ul><ul><li>The importance of role models and the ‘X factor’ </li></ul><ul><li>Capable Leaders are capable Human Beings </li></ul>
  23. 29. Unanswered Questions <ul><li>How do we target leaders of the future? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gordon Mackenzie </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Do we need a standard for leadership? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathew MacIver </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Are leaders born or made? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Richard Holloway </li></ul></ul>
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