LEADING LIGHTS Issue 4 | 2020
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As a school principal, I used the emotion tree with students to help them understand how they were feeling; how their learning was going and to uncover their aspirations.
A re-set on future foci as educational leaders thanks to the Pandemic
As principal of a semi-rural primary school, I notice an abundance of opportunity the Pandemic has given us in considering educational needs and priorities as a sector moving forward.
During our leadership forums we collected members’ responses through the ‘chat’ function. Here are some of their thoughts.
What matters, what really matters? How one is in one’s leading?
The courage we need as leaders is the courage to be yourself and to be prepared to look inside one’s self, to acknowledge what one brings to leadership and to consider what matters for one’s self.
Thoughts for today
In the face of crisis, no matter how apparently insurmountable, we must act.
Three hats. One head
Leaders have been working their butts off and neglecting their own well-being.
What our school leaders are saying and doing
When you ask school leaders to write three or four sentences about what is happening at their place and for them at this time, you see the passion, care and core capability of New Zealand leaders. A huge thank you to those who sent in some of their thoughts.