Distributed Leadership for Equity & Learning Toolset
Tool #2: How do we need to think differently about leadership?
Tool #2 provides a stimulus for discussion around the importance of shared ideas and values in a participatory culture
that best supports DLE and what developments in school culture might be desirable.
Ways to use it
The tool invites people to think of a school they know and consider what the dominant ideas and values are about leadership in the school.
Like Tool #1, it incorporates a continuum as a way of exploring the different views and assumptions relating to leadership and how these relate to DLE.
There are many ways in which Tool #2 may be used. Here are two suggestions:
Reflect on the following two sets of statements
Users of the tool are asked to reflect on the two sets of statements. Think of a school you know and what the dominant ideas and values about leadership in the school are.