The author shows how managers in education can contribute to school improvement, and focus on the essential personal and practical management skills needed to instill a positive team culture.

Being and Becoming a Highly Effective Team Leader

Being and becoming a highly effective team leader

Only those who have fully found themselves in this world can realise their natures. Only those who realise their natures can lead other natures to self-realization. Only those who lead other natures to self-realisation can realize the nature of things.

(Tzu-Ssu, a grandson of Confucius)


Tzu-Ssu's wise words about self-knowledge and self-realization may seem a little divorced from the reality of school life when you are trying to deal with next year's timetable; deficit budgets; yet more changes to the syllabus; boys' underperformance; and the underperformance of a colleague. Yet, at the heart of this chapter, and indeed the book, is the need for each of us as team leaders to understand ...

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