Transforming Learning - Hay McBer

Outcomes :

 

Colleagues reflect upon the climate in their school and upon the leadership styles they employ

 

Colleagues reflect upon how the teachers and pupils in their school perceive the climate and leadership style

 

All Heads understand and are comfortable using the language of Transforming Learning to add to their understanding of their individual schools

 

Process

Activity detail

Who

Resources


Background and Introduction

Introduce the summary of Hay McBer’s research into Headteacher and Teacher Effectiveness

Introduce the Hay McBer model of Transforming Learning.

 


West Wales

 


Power point

Introduce each of the six elements of School Climate in turn, asking trios to agree a definition.

Provide Hay’s definitions of each in order to confirm and clarify understanding

Introduce each of the six Leadership Styles in turn, asking trios to agree a definition.

Provide Hay’s definitions of each in order to confirm and clarify understanding

Discuss the elements of climate in trios – coach to monitor trios and facilitate further discussion.

Discuss how they each perceive the climate in their school to be and upon what indications they base their perceptions.

Trios reflect upon how their staff and pupils perceive the climate to be.

 

Are there any differences?

Trios reflect whether they have sufficiently rigorous and robust evidence/indicators to be confident of their perceptions

Discuss the six leadership styles in trios –

Discuss how they each perceive their use of styles.

Trios reflect upon how their staff and pupils perceive their use of styles.

Are there differences?

Trios reflect whether they have sufficiently rigorous and robust basis for their perceptions.

Input on relationship between school climate and leadership styles

Trios consider:

Why is it that their school is like that ?

Which particular aspects of climate emerge strongly/require improvement?

Which leadership styles require further practice/use in the light of the perceived climate in their schools

WW to set task

 

Coaches to facilitate discussions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach to monitor trios and facilitate further discussion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach to monitor trios and facilitate further discussion.

 

 

 

 

 

Coach to monitor trios and facilitate further discussion.

Powerpoint and




Sheets with six elements of School Climate

Sheets with six Leadership Styles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How would they like to see their school in a year’s time, three years time.

How would they like to see themselves as leaders in a year’s time, three years’ time

Coach to monitor trios and facilitate further discussion.