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Middle leadership: Collective efficacy for your team

In a five-part series on middle leadership, Adam Riches will be offering advice and tips on excelling in all aspects of this vital role in schools. In article five, he looks at achieving collective efficacy for your team

Middle leadership can be tricky – you quickly learn that you can’t do it all on your own. The age-old saying, that two heads are better than one, is something that is directly applicable to effective middle leadership.

However, getting everyone in your team onto the same page can be a tough task. But if you can manage it then once you’re aligned everything changes.

Collective efficacy is one of the most powerful tools for consistency, progression and motivation – harness it and you can move things forward quickly and overcome the plateaus that you may be facing.

Collective teacher efficacy

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