This book contains guidance, support and training materials for those in leadership roles throughout the Lifelong Learning sector. Addressing key aspects of the occupational standards for Leadership and Management in FE, it examines the role and purpose of leadership through the use of lively case-studies and by presenting current, useful theory in an accessible way. It explains and evaluates leadership styles, giving practical advice and encouraging the reader to analyse their own leadership practice. In addition, it looks at how leaders – at every level – can contribute towards transforming their organisation.
Are leaders born or made?
Connecting with people
Instinct for opportunity
Telling a compelling story
Developing self and teams 1: Reflective leadership
Developing self and teams 2: Creating capability
Making things happen
Flexibility in leading change
Appendix: Winterhill College organisation chart
References and further reading