The inaugural NZARE Education Leadership SIG was established at the Whakatane Conference, 2015. As a result of last year's conference in Wellington, this symposium was created by Howard, Martin and Maggie.
Keynote: Global Challenges in the field of educational leadership
Professor Ross Notman, University of Otago
Leadership Qualities - Five challenges
- Reliance on Euro/American research concepts
Challenge 1: Cultural concepts for a broader vision
-Māori and Pasifika leadership
Challenge 2: Education al leadership in isolation
-opportunity in other contexts, compare & contrast leadership strategies & innovations
Challenge 3: Political imperatives
-market forces model of education, & impact of inter-school competition
Challenge 4: Expanded role of educators
-Government & society's expectations of educational leaders
Humanistic? Vocational? Economic?
Challenge 5: Human dimensions of leadership
-a more holistic view of leadership
Manaakitanga: leading with moral purpose
Pono - having self-belief
Consider the Values of New Zealand Curriculum (NZC, p. 10)
Excellence, innovation, inquiry & curiosity, diversity,, equity, community and participation, ecological sustainability, integrity
1. What are the values that mean the most to you?
2. What leadership behaviours would you exhibit if you were to role model?
As a leader, how might you write performance indicators for these?
It was exciting to have a range of workshops available, alongside the Talanoa spaces. More details to follow...
|Dr. Leon Benade - ILEs and dispositions|
Middle Leaders Matter...
|Middle Leaders Matter: presenting our emerging findings from current research 2017|
CORE Education white paper: 'Middle Leadership Matters'
We believe middle leaders matter. Have you heard our latest podcast? We offer practical tips and advice for leaders: CORE Website Soundcloud iTunes
Finally, we will be running a practical workshop at ULearn17, Thursday 12 October, Breakout 4, focusing on our middle and aspiring leaders, as well as support for senior leadership.