Learning to Lead

| November 29, 2010

Title: Learning to Lead

Author: Graham Tyrer

Publisher: New York: Continuum Books © 2010

Check it out: LB2805 .T97 2010

From the publisher: Students want to be trusted and challenged, even when it looks like they don’t! Leadership gives them a sense that they have something to offer, and that their experiences can be useful and helpful to others. Even the most disruptive, difficult student is showing leadership qualities – it’s just not in the right direction, yet. This book contains 50 activities for building confidence and skills in students for leading themselves, others and their communities. It also includes online resources detailing a plan on 10 workshops incorporating and adapting the activities in the book to fit a mix of learning styles. Incorporating leadership learning into the curriculum in both primary and secondary schools will challenge students to take responsibility for themselves and others, build their self-esteem and improve the lives of others in the school and local community. Incorporating leadership learning into the curriculum in both primary and secondary schools, will challenge students to take responsibility for themselves and others, build their self-esteem and improve the lives of others in the school and local community.  –from Continuum Books

About the author: Graham Tyrer is headteacher of the highly successful and oversubscribed Chenderit School in Northamptonshire. His experience is in school improvement and national INSET. As headteacher and deputy headteacher, he successfully helped lead two schools in challenging circumstances out of Special Measures and out of Notice to Improve.

Chenderit School delivers training in Learning to Lead and Literacy Across the Curriculum for the National College for School Leadership, the National Breakthrough Trust, and the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust. The Learning to Lead Programme has been adopted by many schools across the country as a result of this training.  -from the author’s website

On the Web: GrahamTyrer.com