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Workshop5.wallace high.distributed leadership1


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'An effective system of distributed leadership' - presentation from AHDS 'Culture of Leadership' Conference

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  1. 1. Wallace High School<br />Distributed Leadership<br />Shared Leadership<br />Linda Horsburgh<br />
  2. 2. Background<br />
  3. 3. Principles <br />Ethos <br />Opportunities <br />Confidence<br />
  4. 4. “So it’s agreed you try to get the best out of me and I’ll try to get the best out of you.”<br />
  5. 5. Results<br />An ethos where everyone can take on a leadership role<br />Anyone can have the opportunity<br />Pupils, Temporary staff, Non Teaching staff, Promoted / <br />Unpromoted staff<br />Confidence /trust in colleagues<br />
  6. 6. Challenges<br />Hierarchical structures of the education system<br />
  7. 7. “No-one toldus to show initiative”<br />
  8. 8. Challenges<br />Share common values /goals<br />
  9. 9. Challenges<br />Trust and risk taking<br />
  10. 10. “This really is an innovative approach but I’m afraid we can’t consider it, it’s never been done before”<br />
  11. 11. Successful Examples<br />AifL<br />Cfe<br />Comenius<br />Fair trade<br />Eco Schools<br />Informal curriculum<br />Fund raising and School events<br />Teaching and Learning Communities<br />
  12. 12. Personal Perspective of Leadership<br />Melody Auldjo<br />
  13. 13. Why Bother?<br />
  14. 14. Opportunity<br />Interaction<br />Rewards<br />
  15. 15. Through taking part in a variety of events and activities, I am learning to recognise my own skills and abilities as well as those of others. HWB 1-19a<br />
  16. 16. What has been challenging as a Leader?<br />TimeCommitmentOrganisation<br />Delegation<br />
  17. 17. The Duke of Edinburgh Award<br />Staff need to have…<br /> Reliability EnthusiasmSense of Humour<br /> Team Spirit<br />
  18. 18. Time out<br />Positive Staffing DelegationPatience<br />
  19. 19. Recruitment?<br />Visit your local photocopier!<br />
  20. 20.
  21. 21. ‘Because I knew you I have been changed for good’‘For Good’ - Wicked<br />
  22. 22. Melanie Dunsmore<br />Wallace High School<br />
  23. 23. Three projects<br />Health<br />SIMPLE Challenge<br />Dance Team<br />
  24. 24. Health<br />Aim<br />Whole school project<br />To promote health across the school <br />To gain the school health promoting schools status<br />
  25. 25. Difficulties<br />Relatively new member of staff<br />Enthusiasm / Passion <br />Whole school involvement<br />
  26. 26. Positives<br />Faith and support<br />Confidence<br />Relationships – Staff, Pupils and external agencies<br />Profile<br />Ethos<br />
  27. 27. E.g. of tasks<br />Set up and chair working group<br />Hold staff in-service meetings<br />Encourage all staff and pupils to get involved and become more aware of health issues<br />Set up a health display board<br />Health checks for staff and pupils<br />
  28. 28. Simple Challenge<br />Aim<br />Raise self esteem of girls<br />
  29. 29. Difficulties<br />Target a large number of pupils<br />Big impact<br />
  30. 30. Positives<br />Girls gained confidence<br />Developed positive relationships<br />Positive role models for junior school<br />Ethos<br />
  31. 31. Dance Team<br />Aim <br />To develop extra curricular dance <br />
  32. 32. Difficulties<br />Large number of pupils<br />Only one member of staff involved in dance<br />
  33. 33. Positives<br />Give senior pupils responsibility for leading junior groups<br />Role models for junior girls<br />Development of relationships<br />