What are the key characteristics of effective leadership in an educational setting? A recent study set out to answer this question through an extensive literature review and found evidence for six best practices, which all point to Leadership for Learning as the best model for school success.
The authors of a famous 2008 article on successful school leadership recently revisited their original “seven strong claims” in the light of new empirical evidence. Their updated model constitutes a simple yet comprehensive, research-based and actionable roadmap for both aspiring and experienced school leaders.
“Flipping” the class does raise achievement, according to a new meta-analysis of 114 studies on the topic. However, proper implementation is needed to unleash the potential benefits of this model in terms of cognitive load, higher-order thinking, and differentiation.