Executive Leadership

Collaborating at the Top: Leadership techniques for managing multiple schools

Working within a collaborative structure, such as a MAT or some other alliance, is becoming more and more common in the UK, and the leadership required is different than for individual schools. David Middlewood, Ian Abbott and Sue Robinson show how a willingness to learn from each other can help school leaders thrive in these new partnerships.
Ropes Holding Together

The new context of school leadership

‘The days of the individual school are over’ and ‘Collaborate or die!’  These are two of the bolder statements made by school principals interviewed by us during our research into the nature of leadership of schools now that the vast majority of them operate as part of some form of collaborative system. 

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