5 Amazing Facts About the Gaming Industry
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Leadership roles within education allow teaching professionals to expand their horizons, grow their earning potential, and make a difference at a bigger scale. But not everyone is cut out to be a leader. Common leadership personality traits tell us that it takes a certain type of person to bear the torch and drive forward change.
At the University of Bolton, our master’s in Educational Leadership course will help you hone the skills required to take your career to the next step into an educational leadership and management role. But do you have what it takes to become a true industry leader?
Here are the most important educational leadership skills and qualities to have if you want to make an impact.
Education professionals who want a master’s degree in Educational Leadership are usually keen to make a change in the way things work. They are driven by improving education for students, want to inspire others to do the same and have exceptional leadership skills.
This means you’ll need to have a long-term vision. You must be able to look at the bigger picture instead of just short-term successes. With this also comes perseverance, and the best educators stay in the same role for a few years and don’t give up easily.
Care for the community
As well as having a vision and a plan, you’ll need to have an intrinsic desire for building a community. Effective school leaders care about family and community partnerships and use a collaborative approach to achieve the desired results.
Relationships are key and it’s vital to have trust, transparency, and shared purpose within your network. This means you’ll need to work harmoniously with students, parents, staff members and other stakeholders.
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