SMALL SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA PROACTIVE LEADERSHIP FOR FUTURES-ORIENTED SCHOOLING DAY 2 WORKSHOPS
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 2 DAY 2 WORKSHOPS You Were Advised at the beginning of this Presentation That There Was Too Much Content!( Welcome to Digital Based Learning!)You Were Advised at the beginning of this Presentation That There Was Too Much Content!( Welcome to Digital Based Learning!) Please use the Workshops in Day 2 Of This Conference To Rethink/Revisit and Explore The “Big Issues” Raised; and select The Relevant and Important “Keep/ Change/ Try” Features For Your SchoolPlease use the Workshops in Day 2 Of This Conference To Rethink/Revisit and Explore The “Big Issues” Raised; and select The Relevant and Important “Keep/ Change/ Try” Features For Your School
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 3 PLEASE:- In Each Day 2 Workshop DISCUSS THE POSSIBILITIES SUGGESTED IN THE HANDOUT MATERIALS REALISTICSELECT REALISTIC ACTION POSSIBILITIES AND PUT THEM IN THE SUMMARY / ACTION PAGE (Day 1 p62 or Day 2 p 31) BE READY TO SHARE AND DISCUSS THEM
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 4 Outline Program OVERVIEW W1:-Developing Core AND Peripheral Quality Thinking W2:-Developing Emotional Intelligence Capabilities W3:-Wellbeing and “Authentic Happiness” W4:-Building More Effective Leadership Capabilities BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER:-CREATING A PREFERRED FUTURE
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 5 SOME REMINDER PERSPECTIVES EVERYONE IS BEING PRESSURED TO WORK DIFFERENTLY One View:- All Professional and Organisational providers are under pressure to change Paranoia View:- They Are Not out Just To Get You, They Are Out To Get EVERYBODY
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 6 WHAT PERSPECTIVE DO YOU WORK FROM-1? Optimists View:- THAT IDEA IS PROMISING- HOW CAN I GET IT TO WORK IN MY SCHOOL? Pessimists View:- I CAN IMMEDIATELY SEE ALL THE REASONS WHY THAT IDEA WON’T WORK!
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 7 WHAT PERSPECTIVE DO YOU WORK FROM-2? BEWARE THE “IDEA ASSASSIN” “ We Tried That Once at West OOBERGALABIE School in 1998 and it didn’t work then- SO IT DOESN’T WORK!” The Idea Assassin delights in generalising from the ‘Single Case Example’
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 8 A REMINDER When you don’t know what to do:- YOU DO WHAT YOU KNOW HOW TO DO
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 9 Workshop 1:- Creating a Preferred Future:- Mindsets For Effective Leadership
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 10 WORKSHOP ‘DRIVERS’ CONCEPT OF A PREFERRED FUTURE PARETO THINKING AND SELECTING ‘HIGH RETURN’ ITEMS TO INVEST EFFORT INTO CORE AND PERIPHERAL QUALITY AND SEGMENTING CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS ‘KEEP’ ; ‘CHANGE’; ‘TRY’ APPROACH
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 11 IMPORTANT STRATEGIC APPROACHES PETER ELLYARD:- –A PREFERRED FUTURE INSTEAD OF –A PROBABLE FUTURE PARETO THINKING-THE 20/80 RULE KEEP / CHANGE / TRY
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 12 PREFERRED VS PROBABLE FUTURES PREFERRED FUTUREPREFERRED FUTURE –THE FUTURE THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE HAPPEN / LIKE TO AVOID HAPPENING PROBABLE FUTUREPROBABLE FUTURE THE FUTURE THAT CIRCUMSTANCES / OTHERS WILL INFLICT / IMPOSE ON YOU (YES MINISTER AND SIR HUMPHREY) See Day 1Paper pp 49-52
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 13 CORE AND PERIPHERAL QUALITY CORE QUALITY IS MAINLY UNDERSTOOD BY THE TRAINED PROFESSIONAL PERIPHERAL QUALITY IS UNDERSTOOD BY ALMOST ALL CUSTOMERS AND CLIENTS –You Have To Get Them Past The Peripheral Quality Experience In Order For Them To Experience Your Core Quality
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 14 SEGMENTING CUSTOMERS AND CLIENTS CUSTOMER:- ALL WHO COME INTO CONTACT WITH YOU IN SOME WAY CLIENT:- SOMEONE WHO IS ACTIVELY USING YOUR SERVICES STAKEHOLDER:- SOMEONE WHO HAS AN INTEREST IN YOUR SUCCESS OR FAILURE
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 15 PARETO THINKING SELECT THE INVESTMENTS IN IMPROVEMENT EFFORTS THAT GIVE HIGH RETURNS FOR EFFORT –20 / 80 RULE :- INVEST IN PARETOS- THE ‘SIGNIFICANT FEW’ –80/ 20 RULE:- DON’T WASTE TIME ON THE ‘INSIGNIFICANT MANY’
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 16 KEEP CHANGE OR TRY KEEP:- Reflects Your View On What Is Worth Retaining CHANGE:- Reflects Your View On What Existing Practices Need to Be Altered In Some Way TRY:- Reflects Your View On What New Or Different Things Should Be Introduced
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 17 For Each Workshop Session:- THINK ABOUT THE FOLLOWING GROUPS:- –Parents / Younger Teachers / Students/ Leadership Group “FILTER” THE SUGGESTIONS IN THE Day 1 HANDOUT MATERIALS USING THESE PROCESS IDEAS, AND:- –SELECT SOME REALISTIC KEEP/CHANGE/TRY POSSIBILITIES FOR YOUR SCHOOL –PLEASE SHARE AND DISCUSS THEM –PUT FINAL ACTION STEPS ON P31
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 19 Workshop 2 Building Emotional and Moral Intelligences
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 20 EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE COMPONENTS INTRAPERSONAL INTELLIGENCE (OR PERSONAL COMPETENCE), Made Up Of Two Dimensions:- SELF AWARENESS:- ARE YOU AWARE OF YOUR OWN EMOTIONS? SELF MANAGEMENT:- CAN YOU KEEP YOURSELF UNDER CONTROL? INTERPERSONAL INTELLIGENCE (OR SOCIAL COMPETENCE) Made Up Of Two Dimensions:- EMPATHY:- ARE YOU AWARE OF HOW YOU IMPACT ON OTHERS/ HOW OTHERS ARE FEELING? SOCIAL SKILLS:- CAN YOU KEEP YOUR RELATIONS WITH OTHERS UNDER CONTROL?
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 21 E.I AND LEADERSHIP Academic Intelligence Does NOT CORRELATE With Leadership Capability Or Effectiveness At All Emotional Intelligence Does POSITIVELY CORRELATE With Effective Leadership And Effective Leader Roles
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 22 Some EI Development Exercises See Day 2 Notes pp 7-11 Johari Window Exercise –See Day 2 p10 Some EQ Improvement Exercises –See Day 2 p 11
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 23 MORAL INTELLIGENCE M.I. IS THE MENTAL CAPACITY TO DETERMINE HOW UNIVERSAL HUMAN PRINCIPLES SHOULD BE APPLIED TO OUR VALUES GOALS AND ACTIONS Universal Principles Are Those Beliefs About Human Conduct That Are Common To Cultures Around The World It Is The Ability To Differentiate Right From Wrong
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 24 BUILDING CAPACITY-ADDING MORAL INTELLIGENCE Components:- INTEGRITY RESPONSIBILITY COMPASSION FORGIVENESS
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 25 M.I. AND BUSINESS SUCCESS AMEX Financial Advisors Group Case Study Study Of Top 100 Companies Selected By Business Ethics Magazine Found That Their Overall Financial Performance Was Significantly Better Than Rest Of S&P Top 500
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 26 MORAL STUPIDITY AND FAILURE Mitsubishi Motors Re Defects Adelphi Communications For Embezzlement Lucent Technologies For Fraudulent Reporting Enron Executives For Fraud HealthSouth Corporation For Accounting Fraud HIH Insurance For Fraud
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 27 Are There Universal Moral Principles? Anthropology -Yes Stephen Covey -Yes Nature Vs Nurture Issues –Moral Software Needs To Be Developed As We Grow. –We Learn To Be Moral And Responsible
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 28 STAGES OF M.I. MORAL COMPASS –Principles / Values / Beliefs GOALS –Purpose / Goals / Wants BEHAVIOUR –Thoughts / Emotions / Actions
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 29 STAYING ALIGNED MORAL COMPETENCIESMORAL COMPETENCIES EMOTIONAL COMPETENCIESEMOTIONAL COMPETENCIES MUST BE ALIGNED
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 30 BASIC QUESTIONS OF M.I. MORAL COMPASS WHAT DO YOU VALUE? WHAT ARE YOUR MOST IMPORTANT BELIEFS? GOALS WHAT DO YOU WANT TO ACCOMPLISH PERSONALLY? WHAT DO YOU WANT TO ACCOMPLISH PROFESSIONALLY? BEHAVIOUR WHAT ACTION (S) WILL ENABLE YOU TO ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS?
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 31 M.I. RESPONSIBILITY COMPETENCIES There Are Three Related Competencies In Developing And Implementing Responsibility TAKING RESPONSIBILITY FOR PERSONAL CHOICE ADMITTING MISTAKES AND FAILURES EMBRACING RESPONSIBILITY FOR SERVING OTHERS Compassion Competency ACTIVELY CARING ABOUT OTHERS Forgiveness Competencies LETTING GO OF ONE’S MISTAKES LETTING GO OF OTHERS’ MISTAKES
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 32 A Mini Exercise Please Try The Self Analysis In Day 2 Handout p14/15 Could you adapt / use this approach in your work with students, staff and parents in your school?
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 33 THE EDUCATION / TRAINING MESSAGE CANYOU CAN TEACH MORAL AND ETHICAL BEHAVIOURS –EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP NEEDS TO ADAPT AND USE TECHNOLOGY IN A USEFUL AND SUPPORTIVE WAY –SCHOOL CURRICULUM PRACTICES SHOULD INFLUENCE AND PREPARE THE MORAL AND ETHICAL CAPABILITIES OF YOUNGER GENERATIONS
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 34 Workshop 3 Positive Mindsets:- Professional and Personal Wellbeing
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 35 Well Being-1 Reflects the Move From Reactive ( Illness Based / Preventative / After The Event) Mindsets Towards Proactive (Wellness/ Preventative/Avoid The Event) Mindsets Martin Seligman:- see www.authentichappiness.org www.authentichappiness.org The Emerging “ Science” Of Wellbeing See Day 1 Notes pp 58-59
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 36 Well Being-2 Building Blocks Of “Positiveness”:- –Optimism / Gratitude/ Mindfulness/ Hope/ Spirituality –Distinction Between Feeling Good and Doing Good. Doing Good correlates with lasting happiness Feeling good creates a hunger for experiencing more pleasure –Optimistic people Live Longer Positive Emotions:- Happiness, Pleasure, Well Being Positive Psychology is about Maximising:- –Personal Happiness –Civic Engagement –Spiritual Connectedness – Hope and Charity
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 37 Well Being-3 Pleasure vs Selflessness Gratitude and Forgiveness Spirituality and Well Being Meaning and Purpose In Life Geelong Grammar is constructing and establishing a “Wellbeing Centre” and developing a curriculum and experiences around developing positive resilience and capabilities in young people
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 38 The work of Martin Seligman CREATING PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL WELLBEING WELLBEING CAN BE TAUGHT AND LEARNED
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 39 THE BENEFITS OF POSITIVE WELLBEING-1 Happiest people have many desirable research based characteristics which include:- –Happy people live 8-9 yrs longer than unhappy people –Happy People Earn More Over a 15 Yr Period –Wealth Only Increases life Satisfaction Up to a Plateau level –suggested about $A100K pa- after that Happiness increases Life Satisfaction –Happy People Recover and Improve Medically More Quickly Than Unhappy People –Happy People are more Philanthropic and Altruistic
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 40 THE BENEFITS OF POSITIVE WELLBEING-2 Happiest people have many desirable research based characteristics which include:- –Happy People are More Pro Social and Unhappy People are more Anti Social –Optimists Score Higher GPA than Pessimistic People –Olympic Swimmers :- Optimists Perform and Recover More Quickly and to Higher Levels Than Pessimists –Optimists are Better Sales People Than Pessimists –NB Pessimists are more effective Lawyers!-see ** below
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 41 THE BENEFITS OF POSITIVE WELLBEING-3 Happiest people are based on:- positive emotions / engaged ( with life aspects) / meaningful life Brain Functions Differently When In A Good Mood Compared To When In a Bad Mood Positive Emotion Mindsets are better at Top Down Analysis/ Lateral Thinking / Creativity Negative Emotions Mindsets are better at:- analytic thinking / finding fault at the level of detail- see ** above Management can increase:- Job Satisfaction / Productivity / Health / Professional and Personal Effectiveness, by building the three positive aspects of:- Personal Satisfaction Plus Physical Health Plus Mental Productivity
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 43 Signature Strengths-2 Love –Intimacy –Kindness/Generosity/ Nurturing –Social Intelligence Justice –Citizenship/Duty/Loyalty/Teamwork –Equity/ Fairness –Leadership
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 44 Signature Strengths-3 Temperance –Forgiveness/Mercy –Modesty/ Humility –Self Control / Self Regulation –Prudence/Caution Transcendence –Appreciation of Beauty / Awe –Gratitude –Hope / Optimism –Humour/ Playfulness –Religiousness/ Sense of Purpose
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 45 THE LEARNING IMPLICATIONS Interventions can Teach / Improve These Positive Mindsets DEFINITELY WATCH THIS SPACE! See Day 2 Notes pp 15-18 Try the Mini Exercise on Day 2 Notes pp 17-18
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 46 WORKSHOP 4 INTEGRATING LEADERSHIP INTO SCHOOLS
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 47 SOME LEADERSHIP SKILLS ADVICE SITUATIONAL LEADERSHIP (Day 2 Notes pp 15-21) LEADING TEAMS (pp 21-22) LEADING CHANGE (pp22-23) SELECTED USEFUL LEADERSHIP SKILLS Running Staff Meetings Developing Personal Leadership Skills (Day 2 Notes:- Appendices)
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 48 CROSBY GRIDS See Day 2 Notes pp 24-30 for examples of the original Crosby Grid and several examples of School based Crosby Grids
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 49 One Usable Framework Vision:- Describe The Main Features of Lindisfarne in very general terms Mission:- Describe your current outline plan of how to “row there” by:- Use Different Levels of Crosby Grids to describe:- –Your Selected Key Change Drivers and How They Will Work –Your Key Outcomes in Backcasting Terms –Stages of The Journey State Your Key Change Strategies and Decision Making Criteria Whatever else you need –eg a Budget / a Staffing Plan / a Resources Plan/ Other
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 50 VISION AND MISSION A Concise way of stating Your School’s Version of:- We are developing and improving a Learning Community which is set up to support Kids to:- – Learn How To Make a Living, at the same time as –They learn how to Make a Life
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 51 THE MAJOR JOURNEY KEY CHANGE DRIVERS FOR YOUR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT GRID (MH Selection):- –Teaching and Learning Capabilities –Leadership Capabilities –Staff Capabilities –Digital System Capabilities –Architecture and Infrastructure Support –Problem Solving Provide Staged Descriptions of the Journey from:- “We Don’t Have It” through to “We are There”
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 52 Values and Outcomes Capabilities Clearly State Your Values and Ethical Guidelines Constantly provide case studies, stories and exemplars at all levels Provide Backcasting statements for:- –Learners at all levels of growth –Teachers at different stages and levels –Architecture- Physical and Virtual –School Community Relationships
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 53 Describe The Stages of The Journey –Provide examples and stories about the journey. Track the Likely Journey On Key Issues of Interest and Concern showing change from Sustaining to Disruptive Behaviours –Celebrate Success –Recognise and support the excellent mistake –Bring Closure and then Provide Challenge
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 54 How We Will Make Decisions All Changes Made Will Be Based On Proposals Reliant On Data and Information Allocations Are Made On Willingness To Try and Use, Not On Equity We Reward Effort As Well As Results We Accept The Excellent Mistake We Use Pareto Logic We Encourage:- Keep Change Try
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 55 REMEMBER THE FUTURE YOU WANT IS A PREFERRED FUTURE -IF YOU WORK TO CREATE IT THE FUTURE YOU MAY GET IS A PROBABLE FUTURE - IF YOU LET SOME ONE ELSE (SIR HUMPHRY?) DEVELOP IT!
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 56 REMEMBER IF YOU ARE NOT CAREFUL YOU WILL END UP WHERE YOU ARE GOING !
SMALLSCHOOLSCONFERENCE. JUN 08. MH5 57 Thank You
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