1. Professional learning and development conversations
Professional learning and development for principals is a process that provides benefits to principals, their schools and their boards. This resource focuses solely on the annual planning process whereby the principal and the board reflect on the progress made in the previous year, and look forward to what is required to make progress towards the board’s longer-term strategic objectives.
Specifically, the planning process focuses on how principals might think about their own professional learning and development needs and set them out clearly in a compelling case designed to get the support of their board. It also provides some tools for boards to think about what they are seeking from their principals, and how they can support their principal to gain the skills, knowledge and/ or experience to achieve the required outcomes for the school and learners.
This section of the resource includes: