Archive: 28/08/2017

 

 

Maxwell (2005) states that, " the true measure of leadership is influence - nothing more, nothing less".  It is not uncommon for a teacher to identify the ‘leaders’ among a cohort of students by looking to see which students have influence amongst their peers or to notice the climate of a class change when one student with influence is absent. Sometimes, however, it is less obvious where the real influence is in a school community because it may not always reside with positional authority. 

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