Distributed Leadership for Equity & Learning Toolset

Research shows that there is a number of factors important for distributed leadership to work well.


Factors influencing distributed leadership for equity and learning (DLE)
Co-ordination and planning

Co-ordination and planning

A strong degree of co-ordination and planning of roles, expectations and modes of working
Cohesive culture

Cohesive culture

A cohesive culture, which has shared goals and values
Core purpose: learning for all

Core purpose: learning for all

A focus on the core purpose (learning for all), so that a strong link is created between leadership and learning
Capacity building

Capacity building

Capacity building for distributed leadership for equity and learning, which involves developing the capabilities of staff and students to be involved in leadership and the capacity of senior leaders who need the capabilities to develop and support distributed leadership for equity and learning.
Internal accountability

Internal accountability

Effective internal accountability, so that staff and students feel committed to making changes work, and senior leaders are open and transparent about decisions and in that way are accountable to others in the organization.