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Leadership_Management.pdf. Developing-Pedagogical-leadership.pdf. Nsw-childcare-fa. 5-out-of-5-cards.pdf. 5-out-of-5-posters.pdf. 41868f122d7385e1240745e73fd4bf62.pdf. Learning leaders matter. This article is based on extracts from the report Literature review: learning leaders matter, prepared for the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) by Dr Philip Riley of Monash University. © Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership, used with permission. The Australian Professional Standard for Principals sets out what principals are expected to know, understand and do in their role. One of the key expectations of principals under the Standard is the professional practice of developing self and others. As well as helping their staff to learn, principals are called upon to model effective leadership. At the same time, they are expected to demonstrate a commitment to their own ongoing professional development and personal health and well being, ‘in order to manage the complexity of the role and the range of learning capabilities and actions required of the role’ (p9).

The work of a leader of learning contains points of tension. Further resources. ECTA_Vol_18.1_SUSTAINABLE_LEADERSHIP_LeanneHunter_LisaSonter.pdf. The Playcentre rite of passage | learning through play. Leadership in Playcentre is both wonderful and wonderfully complex. Playcentre provides a multitude of empowering opportunities to take leadership roles and learn new skills.

Often all you have to do is put your hand up and you’ll be given the opportunity to have a go. It is this willingness to let people take risks and people’s willingness to take the risks that make Playcentre the formidable organisation that it is. There are many stories of Playcentre people learning to lead in Playcentre and continue to lead in their own communities after Playcentre. With this Playcentre leadership rite of passage comes a challenge to ensure that we have a continuous and steady flow of people putting their hands up. Another challenge is the one of leadership competencies. However when we move on to taking leadership roles at the association and the federation, we need to add organisational leadership competencies to our leadership kete.

Like this: Like Loading... Educational Leadership Project: January 2013. Last week six Project Facilitators had an opportunity to attend the International Conference on Thinking in Wellington. We all had papers accepted, so we also had the opportunity to present our work to an international conference. The conference was advertised as a fascinating 5 day conference to expand global thinking around the themes of ‘future survival’, ‘personal furtures’ and ‘future society’. ICOT13 and was a remarkable opportunity to: connect with cross-discipline ‘thinkers’experience world leading speakersexcite the senses with insights, discussions and inspiration.

An important aim of the conference was to acknowledge and value the culturally diverse range of concepts about, and approaches to, thinking and learning…. And so the week began… Below I will just share our abstracts and what each of us presented at this conference. Over the next few weeks I am sure those who attended will share a little of what they experienced at this conference. Gaming - Do You Know Me? Managing for good performance. Untangling the Confusion Over Organizational Ethics. A wave of ethics transgressions underlines the importance of comprehensive ethics oversight for organizational success. (Illustration by AAD Goudappel) Last year, 2012, was in many regards a step forward for proponents of ethical action. Roger Gifford, the Lord Mayor of the City of London, one of the world’s financial capitals, declared business ethics a priority and critical to the City’s economic success. François Hollande published a Code of Ethics within 11 days of becoming president of France.

Despite this focus on ethics among world leaders, overall, failed ethics was the leitmotif of 2012. The business world saw numerous examples of ethical transgressions. What is clear from these examples is that ethics oversight is essential to success for all organizations, whether corporate, nonprofit, governmental, multi-lateral, or academic.

What does successful ethics have to do with governance, legal compliance, and CSR? Now for the framework. Ethics oversight improves legal analysis. Collingwood's Learning Mindset Blog - Learning Mindsets - Ian Kennedy.


"I am a tool for change" BOXGIRLS NAIROBI. Changing ECE by developing leaders through reflection and research. Leadership in ECEC. Constructing leadership in child care: Epistemological beliefs and transformational leadership. The six leadership styles at a glance. National College for School Leadership. Distributed Leadership: Drawing on the Strength Of Many.

Education Northwest Magazine - Fall/Winter 2011 Volume 17. Number 1. For more than a decade, a distributed or collaborative approach to leadership has been gaining ground in many types of organizations. The new issue of Education Northwest Magazine examines the research base for such an approach and shows how it's being applied in schools and districts across the region. Often, these efforts are tied to a school or district improvement process, which typically requires the development of a leadership team or other forms of collective decision making. Web Site Exclusives What the Research Says (and Doesn't Say): Revisiting the Research on Literacy Coaching Download This Issue Inside the Fall/Winter 2011 Issue Leading a School of ReadersFaculty members work together to mold a response to Intervention reading program that meets the unique needs of their alaska native students.

From Good to GreatAn Idaho middle school builds leadership capacity thanks to state support and a new online data system. Distributed leadership in action. Criticizing Team Member the Right Way. Far too often project managers lose sight of how there own behavior and emotions can get in the way of building a high-performance project. Handling those situations that involve the good news like finishing early and under budget a relatively easy to handle. The situations that involve managing the project that will be late and over budget due to a team members poor performance, are much more challenging. There the project manager needs to focus on changing behavior not punishing the team member.

An important part of a project manager’s job is setting norms of behavior and conduct so the team works together effectively and efficiently. Key Points: You need to look at your corrective action through the eyes of the person whose behavior you want to change. Let’s look at these real project situations and the right and wrong way to handle them…Read the rest. Free Article - 16 Commonsense Listening Tips. South Australian Legislation. Conflict Resolution Network. Leadership. The Leadership Challenge :: Approach. The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® resulted from an intensive research project to determine the leadership competencies that are essential to getting extraordinary things done in organizations.

To conduct the research, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner collected thousands of "Personal Best" stories—the experiences people recalled when asked to think of a peak leadership experience. Despite differences in people's individual stories, their Personal-Best Leadership Experiences revealed similar patterns of behavior. The study found that when leaders are at their personal best, they: Model the Way Leaders establish principles concerning the way people (constituents, peers, colleagues, and customers alike) should be treated and the way goals should be pursued.

They create standards of excellence and then set an example for others to follow. Inspire a Shared Vision Leaders passionately believe that they can make a difference. Challenge the Process Enable Others to Act Encourage the Heart. Stories, analogies and fables for business, training and public speaking, wedding speeches, best man speeches.

Home » amusement/stress relief » stories and analogies illustrations and analogies for motivation, inspiration, learning and training Here are stories, analogies, research findings and other examples that provide wonderful illustrations for learning, and inspiration for self-development. Read about the travellers and the monk, tickle me elmo, get in the wheelbarrow, the shoe box story, the scorpion and the frog, murphy's plough, Pavlov's dogs, the monkeys and the stairs, and more. Look at the stories index for stories listed by subject. Or go straight to the stories. Analogies, stories, fables and case-studies are great ways to illustrate teaching, training and business lessons.

Stories, examples, fables and research references add colour and substance to presentations and reports, and reinforce learning of all types. Some of these stories are ironic and so can best be used to illustrate pitfalls and vulnerabilities rather than best practice. Stories index Most recent first: Q - Why? Q - Why?