Advice for Education Leadership

Seth Godin is one of those people I frequently find talking so much sense that I make no apology for quoting him.

Please read this ………..

Seth Godin Blog Post

……… and then read it again.

It’s an excellent explanation of some of the different leadership skills required in an Institution like a school where so much of what we do is about the emotional connect between people; leaders, educators, administrators, pupils, parents.

It also happens to be why I have always argued there’s no place for admin driven ISO or six sigma type initiatives in schools. All that emotional ‘hearts and minds’ stuff might lack substance to your average corporate honcho, but it’s our world, it’s what we do and it’s what enables young people to find and fulfil their potential.

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