From The Leadership Dimension Matrix - 2017
The Leadership BES 1 identifies five dimensions of leadership that have been synthesized by drawing together bodies of research evidence to explain what works and why to improve valued education outcomes. From this we have constructed a matrix of four stages, progressive for each of the five dimensions that allow leaders to identify their learning needs and to measure progress over time.
There are three capabilities that are woven through the dimensions, namely, knowledge of effective pedagogy, analyse and solving complex problems and building relational trust. These capabilities are not described in this matrix but are essential elements of good leadership.
The term ‘leader’ is used in the broader sense of the word. A leader may be the principal, a leader in charge of curriculum, or anyone with leadership responsibility within the school.
The matrices are designed to measure the kinds of knowledge, skills and dispositions implied by the dimensions of effective leadership.Looking at Dimension 4, I have self-assessed where I believe I'm at, in terms of Leading learning and development.
I have identified the bottom aspect as my area of Teaching Inquiry for this year: "Understands collective responsibility and accountability and how to foster it.