Building Leadership Capacity Through High-Quality Professional Learning

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The purpose of this literature review is to synthesize the body of work that can inform leadership development through high-quality collaborative professional learning. In this literature review the authors draw on a combination of literature gathered by the Battle River School Division as well as literature gathered by researchers. The literature review is organized with an overview and followed by these sections: (1) capacity building, (2) leadership development, (3) professional learning, (4) assessing growth. At the end of the literature review a synthesis is provided along with recommendations for system leaders interested in designing professional learning for leaders in their districts.
Alberta Education, Research Partnership Grant
leadership development, professional learning, leadership quality standard, collaborative learning
Thomas, C., Turner, J., Brandon, J., & Friesen, S. (2018). Building Leadership Capacity through High Quality Professional Learning. Report prepared for Battle River School Division.