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How to … lead teaching and learning across a whole school

Here, John Blanchard explores how leaders, managers and mentors can most effectively guide and support teachers. Without leadership teamwork lacks vision and coherence. Without teamwork leadership lacks potency and agency.

Fundamental principles

Whole-school improvement is generated by a critical mass of leaders and teachers committed to continuing professional development, which in turn grows out of their sustained, collaborative, critically reflective practice. The following may be taken as principles to guide your efforts in promoting autonomy, participation and cooperation in individuals, teams and communities.

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