The desert island challenge; the traits of great leadership

The desert island challenge; the traits of great leadership

Picture this…you’ve washed up on a desert island; the sun washes over you – warming you – sand engulfs your sandaled feet and there’s the relaxing sound of waves crashing in the background…and a school bell. Yes, it’s a desert island with a school and you’re here to make it the best it can be – what eight qualities have you brought with you?

This is the premise for Jeremy Sutcliffe’s book, 8 qualities of successful school leaders: The desert island challenge. You’re a school leader, you’ve washed ashore on a desert island and your mission is to make this school ‘outstanding’; what eight leadership qualities do you bring with you?

This article was featured in the January issue of Education Executive. Click here to read the full article.

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