Leadership starts from within

The point is not to become a leader. The point is to become yourself, and to use yourself completely — all your gifts, skills and energies – to make your vision manifest. You must withhold nothing. You must, in sum, become the person you started out to be, and to enjoy the process of becoming.

Effective educational leaders know themselves. They act based on a well-formed set of values, have a high degree of self-efficacy and a deep sense of commitment and responsibility. They have a clear personal vision for optimising student learning and wellbeing, and the courage and determination to achieve that vision.

Questions to stimulate reflection

Effective educational leaders know themselves. They act based on a well-formed set of values, have a high degree of self-efficacy and a deep sense of commitment and responsibility. They have a clear personal vision for optimising student learning and wellbeing, and the courage and determination to achieve that vision.

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