• 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? 2 October 2019

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


Applying to be Head of School 14 September 2019

The number of international schools is growing exponentially. The 2016 International Schools Consultancy (ISC) Research...


IB Leadership Pathway 19 October 2017

The IB have developed a leadership development programme consisting of a suite of workshops that explore various aspects...


Introduction 15 December 2016

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


Recruitment & Development 22 November 2016

One of the most important tasks a school leader carries out is to recruit the right teachers for the school they are leading....

Leadership Network 14 September 2019

I have just come across Thin Difference - an online leadership network that encourages leaders from all sectors to share...

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