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Developing the leadership team
How can I develop my leadership team? One of our associate experts provides tips on developing the leadership team. In this article, you will also find National College reports, as well as case studies on professional development for school leaders.
- Assess needs and identify targets
- Create a framework for leadership development
- Use coaching to develop practice
- Consider the characteristics of effective leadership teams
- National College report: developing high-performing leadership teams
- Case study: developing women for senior leadership
- Case study: forum for colleagues to share good practice
The first 3 sections of this article relay advice from one of our associate education experts, Andrea Charman, about how schools can develop their leadership teams.
Assess needs and identify targets
Andrea said that it is important to first think about what issue you want to address in developing the leadership team.
She recommended conducting an audit with the leadership team in order to see what is going well, what is not going well, and what needs to change.
She sent us an example of a leadership capacity checklist she uses. You may find it a useful reference as you plan your audit.
After you have completed an audit, you can then see areas for development, and work out what your targets are. Once targets are in place, you can decide what strategies you will
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