River Gum Primary School: Roma McKinnon

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Building a high performing team using a coaching approach to leadership. With over 40 years of experience in education, 20 of those as a Principal, Roma McKinnon is no stranger to developing school leadership teams. In this first of two episodes, Roma shares with us the ‘How’ of developing the capacity of senior leaders using a coaching approach. Learn about the wins and the challenges of Roma’s experience in both her role as Principal of River Gum PS in Melbourne as well as her school improvement work with the Department of Education across Victoria. Some excellent examples of what happens when theory and good intentions meet reality.