Standard 360 Reflection Tool - Australian Institute for Teaching and

Report
Australian Professional Standard for
Principals
360° Reflection Tool
Australian Professional Standard
for Principals
The Standard is a public statement which sets out what Principals are
expected to know, understand and do.
It is represented as an integrated model.
The Standard aims to:
• define the role and unify the profession nationally
• describe professional practice in a common language
• make explicit the role of quality school leadership in raising
standards for the 21st century
Context: School, sector, community: socio-economic, geographic: and education
systems at local, regional, national and global levels
The standard for principals : The role in action
Leadership requirements
Professional
practices
Vision
and
values
Knowledge
and
understanding
Leading teaching and learning
Developing self and others
Leading improvement, innovation and change
Leading the management of the school
Engaging and working with the community
Personal
qualities,
social and
interpersonal
skills
High quality
learning,
teaching
and schooling
Successful
learners,
confident
creative
individuals
and active
informed
citizens*
• problem solve
• inform strategic planning
• self reflect
• identify professional learning
• coach
• communicate the role
• prepare for new opportunities
• as an element of professional appraisal
• attract, develop and support
Watch the video that introduces the Standard
Videos can be found at:
http://www.aitsl.edu.au/school-leaders/national-professional-standard-for-principals/national-professional-standard-for-principals.html
or
http://youtu.be/Iz-h7O4QbjQ
Using one of the resources available, work in small groups to unpack
the Standard.
School Leadership Clearinghouse
The School Leadership Clearinghouse is an up-to-date repository of
research and best-practice in the field of school leadership.
It provides:
• access to the latest research and evidence in school leadership
• the ability to share resources and information via the Community
Resources database
Featuring:
• in excess of 700
resources
• topical reading lists
• professional learning
opportunities
• tools & materials
• events & conferences
• websites
360o Reflection Tool
• describes 15 attributes evident in the behaviours of high performing
school leaders
• connects school leaders with the Standard
• provides formative feedback on the leadership behaviours they
exhibit.
•
reflection
•
monitoring change
•
learning more about their strengths
•
exploring opportunities for improvement
•
gathering feedback
•
developing an action plan
•
planning professional learning
•
an element of professional appraisal.
Ensuring everyone has a copy of the:
•
attribute cards
•
stimulus question cards
•
360° Reflection Tool Attribute Model
Pick an activity from the “engaging with the 360º Reflection Tool
activities” sheet and undertake either individually or in a small group.
Principal Standard
www.aitsl.edu.au/principalstandard
Clearinghouse
www.clearinghouse.aitsl.edu.au
360o Reflection Tool
www.aitsl.edu.au/360

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