Modeling Digital Leadership: Lessons From Global Leaders
Listen and learn : Panel
Mary Ashun Bailey Thomson Blake Laurie Forcier James (Jak) Kearney Shonogh Pilgrim Arunabh Singh
Hear from global education leaders from about why and how they and their senior teams explicitly and purposefully modeled digital leadership through the pandemic.They'll share stories of success and failure, and tell us how their organizations have changed as a result.
|Audience:||Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Principals/head teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices not needed|
|ISTE Standards:||For Education Leaders:
The purpose of the panel will be to share international perspectives on modeling digital learning at the school and system leader level. Participants will learn about how challenges were perceived and addressed. They will also learn about team dynamics and change management, and new leadership "moves" that have been explicitly taken on to help move schools and systems be more fluid, efficient and competent users of technology tools in education.
Each panelist will be asked to share a short vignette of their school or group of schools, and to frame the problem or problems they needed to solve. They'll then share specific details of how they have modeled digital leadership (e.g., through communications, through their own teaching, etc.) and the impact for their schools, students, and communities. The audience will have the chance to ask questions.
Bailey Thomson Blake is Chief of Schools at SPARK Schools in South Africa. In her role, she leads the teams responsible for the research and design of SPARK's personalised learning model, as well as its implementation across the network. Her team is responsible for student achievement, stakeholder experience, operational efficiency, and leadership development in SPARK's 18 schools, serving 13,000 children and their families.