School leaders play a key role in ensuring learners’ full participation and engagement by setting a clear direction, developing staff and other stakeholders to collaboratively create a learning community which values diversity, addresses equity and ensure

School leaders play a key role in ensuring learners’ full participation and engagement by setting a clear direction, developing staff and other stakeholders to collaboratively create a learning community which values diversity, addresses equity and ensures that ALL learners receive a high-quality education.

Three key policy levers support the development of inclusive school leaders:

  • access to status, appropriate pay, necessary resources, and training and professional development for inclusive school leadership;
  • autonomy to make evidence-based decisions on the school’s strategic direction, development and organisation, including fulfilling the vision of equitable education for all learners; 
  • accountability in line with the degree of access and level of autonomy. 

Project findings and outputs from the Supporting Inclusive School Leadership project can be found in the project web area.