Teacher Leaders: A ‘Must-Have’

Panellists: Prof Alma Harris & Dr Lyn Sharratt

Teacher Leaders: A ‘Must-Have’

In this conversation, we will discuss how teacher leaders are identified and what are conditions necessary for success to occur. In addition, we will chat about the benefits of investing in teacher leaders and the high-impact strategies they use to work alongside teachers and leaders.

Dr. Alma Harris, FAcSS, FLSW,FRSA, is Deputy Head of School at the Swansea University School of Education. She is internationally known for her research and writing on school and system improvement. She is a consultant to the World Bank and is Past President of the International Congress for School Effectiveness She is currently an International Education Adviser to the First Minister and Deputy First Minister of Scotland.

Dr. Lyn Sharratt works tirelessly, focusing her time and efforts on increasing each student’s growth achievement by working alongside leaders and teachers, across the globe, to put FACES on their data, taking intentional action to make equity and excellence a reality for all students.

Resources: CLARITY: What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading (Corwin, 2019) is her fifth book that reflects all of her work across the globe from 2009–2019
Website: www.lynsharratt.com

Website: http://almaharris.com/

Resources mentioned in webinar

Professor Alma Harris
Twitter @AlmaHarris1
School Leadership and Management Journal Editor: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cslm20/current
Article for webinar: Teacher Leadership & Educational Change. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13632434.2019.1574964
Alma Harris & Michelle S. Jones System Recall: Leading for Equity and Excellence in Education
Alma Harris & Michelle S. Jones Leading Futures: Global Perspectives on Educational Leadership
Andy Hargreaves, Alan Boyle & Alma Harris Uplifting Leadership
Alma Harris Distributed Leadership Matters

Dr Lyn Sharratt
Twitter @lynsharratt
CLARITY: What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading (Corwin, 2019)