What are the hallmarks of a leader whose legacy is one of innovation, transformation and inclusion? How do influential leaders collaborate with others to create a just society? Principals play a critical role in leading activities that change lives. Principals cultivate school cultures that have a vision of purpose and possibility, by inspiring and motivating stakeholders. Your work as a school leader is key to making a difference in the lives of your students.
The Principal’s Qualification Program, Part 1, is designed for experienced teachers interested in the next step of their leadership journey. Through a lens of collaboration, inquiry and research, you’ll be immersed in the core leadership capacities that develop the foundational knowledge and skills needed for innovative and systemic thinking. In this engaging and supportive course, you will advance your administrative leadership capacity by:
At the end of this course, you’ll design a leadership practicum proposal based on your pedagogical inquiry, integrate your learning with the Ontario Leadership Framework's domains, and demonstrate your capacity as a critically reflective leader.
The Asynchronous Learning
At the start of the course, candidates will select a mentor who will agree to work with them throughout the duration of the Leadership Practicum. The mentor is an OCT certified, fully qualified, experienced, and practicing principal or vice-principal.