At the London Festival of Education LFE15, I took part in this panel discussion:
It’s hard to capture the full extent of what was said – and I hadn’t prepared anything in advance – but, thanks to twitter, the main bits of what I had to say were captured in my timeline. So, here is a flavour, with many thanks to everyone who tweeted – you have largely written this post for me!
The three most important needs for leadership in summary: VISION, TRUST and STRATEGY.
Have a clear vision with audacious goals for success and the explicit determination to build a trust culture
It’s important to recognise : It’s not my school – it belongs to the parents & community. We serve them, so don’t be deaf to their voices’
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