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The Basics of Successful Leadership

Across various types of organizations, including schools, there is compelling evidence to suggest a group of common leadership practises relied upon by successful leaders in various fields. These practises can be thought of as the basics of successful leadership. Alone, these basics may not be sufficient in the complex world of education and student achievement, […]

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Student Voice in Schools: What the Research Says

Sometimes school administrators invite students to work alongside officials when developing policy. For the most part, however, major policies are developed and decisions are made for students rather than with them. This is because the field of educational leadership has been defined by a century of antiquated leadership roles and leadership development practices. All is […]

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Leadership in Education: Navigating Times of Uncertainty

These times we’re in are certainly uncertain. It seems as though I’m forever planning contingencies for the unknown, and always having to adjust for new developments within the context of my school. The question then becomes, how can I lead when times are so uncertain? Inspirational thought leader May Busch has written about this very […]

12 Books that will Help Advance Your Leadership Skills

1 Thriving At Work: What They Didn’t Teach You in Schoolby Michael Dam  If you are new to the workforce or want to jump start your career, Thriving At Work delivers a proven and practical roadmap to achieve success from day one and throughout your career. More than a dozen executives from well-known multi-national companies have […]

The Real Impact OF COVID-19 on the World’s Children

There’s currently much talk and debate surrounding the notion of students heading back to school during Covid-19. Much has been debated regarding the risk to students, specific safety measures to be implemented by schools, and the need for face-to-face instruction. Though these are valid conversations, we should keep in mind the larger global picture. The […]

Top 10 Online Teaching and Learning Courses (for Free!)

As you’re well aware, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced schools and teachers to rethink how they deliver meaningful learning experiences to their students. Some schools have gone completely virtual, while others have adopted some form of hybrid model. Others still have partnered with locally broadcast television networks and radio stations. One of the many things […]

5 Leadership Styles That Will Help You Navigate the New Normal

There are various types of leadership styles out there that have all been proven, in one way or another, to be effective when leading groups or individuals in certain situations. It is commonly known that different situations call for different forms of leadership. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, our leadership skills are being […]

Schooling in a Pandemic: Supporting Mental Health

It’s the time again that many students and parents are planning for the start of another school year. This year however, has brought to light several questions that we have never before had to ask. Covid-19 has turned the world on it’s head, and as your child prepares for the return of school, either virtually […]