The teacher’s quest for progress: How school leaders can motivate instructional innovation – Christensen Institute
To increase the likelihood of an initiative’s success, education leaders need to consider the true interests and motivations of their teachers. The Jobs to Be Done Theory offers a framework for understanding what causes teachers to adopt new initiatives.
If there’s one thing that anyone in any position of authority must be willing to provide in order to inspire action and achievement, it’s leadership. So what about our schools and the teachers and admins who guide their policies? What could we consider to be the most crucial school leadership best practices to follow for making any school successful?
In my previous piece, where I shared the story of how a past leadership failure helped me to learn to become a better listener , I pointed out that one of the keys to effective leadership is learning to be more inquisitive.
There is no leadership, personal or organizational, without listening. In fact, ability to truly listen (and not just hear) is the foundation of having a conversation, building trust, influencing others, resolving conflicts, driving your vision, building relationships, implementing change and