Category - Leadership

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Ngambara Fimityatit: Learning Together in Daly River
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Article: “It’s ‘complex’ – Workplace Bullying as a Wicked Problem”
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Rethinking Professional Learning
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Corporate Leadership as Corporate Authorship: Becoming a Story Maker
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Rethinking Learning & Leadership – Howard Green

Ngambara Fimityatit: Learning Together in Daly River

These murals of a Barramundi and a Brolga have been painted by the community in Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia, to remind everyone about how the community and the children in St Francis Xavier Catholic School are learning and achieving together.  The project, led by Miriam Rose Bauman and Julianne Willis, draws everyone in the school community together to engage in learning and change.  The vision of the project is summed up in the title Ngamara Fimityatit – which means When we learn together, sharing + living the same language for learning, we will be empowered to create a new story for our future… It’s about bringing together local traditional knowledge systems with 21century ideas about learning, in order to empower[…]

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Article: “It’s ‘complex’ – Workplace Bullying as a Wicked Problem”

New Article:  It’s ‘complex’ – Systems Thinking and Workplace Bullying This article written by Damian Stoupe has just been published in the latest edition of Counselling at Work (Autumn 2012).  It draws upon the work of Elinor Ostrom and systems thinking in promoting the use of authentic dialogue as a means of countering the phenomenon of workplace bullying.  Using the notion of wicked problems I suggest we may gain a greater insight into the issues surrounding bullying and be able to challenge the current dominance of event-driven responses in the workplace.

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Rethinking Professional Learning

RETHINKING PROFESSIONAL LEARNING IN THE 21ST CENTURY View more presentations from Learning Emergence network Exciting seminar from Dr Patrick Hazelwood, head teacher of St Johns School Malborough. Patrick is one if the UK’s pioneering heads – developing the RSA’s Opening Minds curriculum and the International Baccalaureate, to create a learning-centred school. He talked about how teacher professional learning is key to radical change. He has published two books ‘How to nurture indpendent thinkers’ and ‘Leading the Leaders for the Future‘.

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Corporate Leadership as Corporate Authorship: Becoming a Story Maker

Corporate Leadership as Corporate Authorship TIm Coburn 2011 Tim Coburn led the second seminar in the ‘Re-thinking  Leadership and Learning Seminar Series’  at Centre for Systems Learning and Leadership at the Graduate School of Education yesterday. It was an original, rigorous and exciting seminar which authentically ‘did what it said on the tin’.   A key take home idea  is that  becoming a STORY MAKER  is a key element of corporate and individual agency and leadership.

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Rethinking Learning & Leadership – Howard Green

The Systems Centre: Learning and Leadership in the University of Bristol’s Graduate School of Education and Faculty of Engineering has launched! Kicking off its expert seminar series was Howard Green, Director of Research and Development at Oasis Academies, formerly Special Adviser on Leadership at the Department of Education, and Visiting Fellow at the Graduate School of Education. “Has the current paradigm for school leadership, with its focus on professional standards and competencies, taken us as far as it can with our efforts to transform schools? How can systems thinking and processes help us to find answers to some of the complex problems that remain unresolved and often block further progress in schools? The seminar will stimulate thinking and discussion about[…]

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