Educating School Leaders Toolset
for equity and learning
The effectiveness of school leadership capacity building is reflected upon how well school leaders can adapt
to their new roles and how competent they can become in co-designing and co-implementing policies for equity and learning in their school,
as well as in encouraging the establishment of participative, democratic school cultures.
Questions for policy reflections on educating school leaders
Reform policies can only be coherently integrated into the life of schools and classrooms, if a capacity building approach for professional
school leadership pays attention to system-wide change which tries to deal with the following questions:
What we mean by School Leadership Capacity?
A school’s leadership capacity for equity and learning can be defined as the collective ability of a school
to harness the potential of processes and dynamics of the school system, the school and its members, to generate and lead coordinated action
that addresses effectively challenges of equity and learning.