Sharing leadership

Leadership based on shared vision, goals, and commitment to quality teaching and learning is essential in the complex contexts of New Zealand schools.

New Zealand articles and resources

Different approaches to sharing school leadership

by Marian Court

This report examines international examples of co-principal partnerships and teacher leadership collectives. The findings indicate that shared school leadership can be highly effective in developing strong commitments to improving student learning.

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Changing practice through distributing leadership

by Peter Witana

Over a number of years teachers at Kawakawa Primary School were involved in sustained professional learning that led them to make fundamental changes to their teaching practice.

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New Zealand school stories

Co-principals – more than the sum of two halves

Kristan Mouat and Peter Hills, co-principals of Logan Park High School, speak about their experiences after a year or so in the role.

Other resources

Seven strong claims about successful school leadership

by Kenneth Leithwood, Christopher Day, Pam Sammons, Alma Harris, and David Hopkins

Distributed leadership is included in these strong claims about successful leadership. The claims summarise empirical research. 

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