International School Leadership – Denmark 2015
Elisabeth Rudi Lund, Deputy Principal in Oslo, Norway, speaks about the experience of completing ISL Modules 1 and 2 online. “ISL provides the best research and relates it to actions for student improvement…. and challenged me to put these ideas into action.”
Moving from Great to Excellent
Dr. Joanne Robinson, CEO of ISL, interviews Dr. Michael Fullan, O.C. about the pivotal role of principals in moving schools and systems from great to excellent, with deep, widely shared ownership of the reform agenda on the part of teachers, school and board leaders. An ISL Production
ISL Training in the Cayman Islands
Minister of Education Tara Rivers and Principal Monteith discuss the delivery of a customized International School Leadership Certificate Program in their country.
Uplifting Leadership. John Hamilton, Director of ISL interviews Dr. Andy Hargreaves about six factors of leadership that link together to achieve improbable success: Dreaming with Determination, Creativity with Counter-flow, Collaboration with Competition, Pushing and Pulling, Measuring with Meaning, and Sustainable Success. An ISL Production
Enacting School-Level Leadership Practices
Linda Massey, Associate Director of Professional Development, with the Ontario Principals’ Council interviews Dr. Ken Leithwood on practices that define effective instructional school leadership. This in-depth discussion addresses key questions from school leaders about how to more effectively enact these instructional leadership practices. (An ISL Production)
Why Select ISL for Your Instructional Leadership Training?
Dr. Gisela Wajskop of Brazil, former Professor at the Institute of Education in San Paulo, interviews Dr. Joanne Robinson CEO of ISL about the nature of instructional leadership, Ontario’s success in school improvement and the high quality training provided by International School Leadership in countries around the world.
Cam Fraser, OPC Program Lead, interviews Dr. Lyn Sharratt about innovative leadership, as defined in her book, Good to Great to Innovate . Two of the many questions include: What does it take for a principal or a teacher in a school system to become good, great, and then innovate to ensure students have optimum learning opportunities? How do you address 21st century learning skills?
Ontario Principals’ Council – Fullan Address
In this 18-minutes video clip, Michael Fullan addresses the Ontario Principals’ Council. The focus of the address is on the role of school leaders, professional capital, new pedagogies for deep learning, and leading from the middle.