• Your leadership: Where have my concepts of leadership come from? What or who has influenced my leadership? What will guide my approach to leadership?
  • Writing your own Philosophy of Leadership statement.
  • IB approach to school leadership.
  • Introduction to the IB Leadership Capabilities - sometimes referred to as Leadership Intelligences.
  • IB leadership workshops.
  • Research documents on effective school leadership.
  • How to develop a shared culture.
  • Leading people from different cultures - challenges and opportunities.
  • Leadership vs Management
  • Leadership Styles
  • 'How to' manuals - how to influence people, how to establish and lead effective teams, how to communicate effectively, how to motivate people.
  • Applying for a leadership position.
  • Top tips on how to recruit, induct and develop staff.
  • Top tips on working with governors.
  • Case studies.
  • Scenarios to discuss and apply learning.

Selected Pages


What is leadership? 3 March 2021

This section invites you to think critically about the nature of leadership and its role in schools.It starts by asking...


Recruitment & Development 4 February 2020

“…while each education system faces unique challenges, the recruitment, development and retention of teachers emerges...


Introduction 15 December 2016

This section of the website encourages you to think critically about the nature of leadership: your own leadership and the...

Graduation Speeches 4 June 2021

Commencement | Graduation speeches aim to impart wisdom to students moving on to the next stage of their life. Traditionally...

Roles of the leader 15 February 2021

School leadership is multi-dimensional. Effective leadership requires a wide range of competencies and relationship skills....

Appraisal | Performance Management 18 November 2020

Appraisal can serve a number of functions.It can have a number of personal and performance management functions (selection,...

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