What traits do leaders need to help change schools?

03/5/2013 | Connected Principals blog

Administrators who are agents of positive change for schools are approachable, able to lead by example and willing to build strong relationships, writes George Couros, division principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning with the Parkland School Division in Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada. In this blog post, Couros offers five characteristics of leaders who are catalysts for change in their schools. "The best leaders may have all of these qualities but also empower others to be those 'change agents' as well to build a culture of leadership and learning," Couros writes.

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