Why seek out the tried and true, instead of experiences that will stretch you? The passion for stretching yourself and sticking to it, even (or especially) when it’s not going well, is the hallmark of the growth mindset.
— Dweck, C. S. (2006)

"I" is the Individual completing the Performance Growth in Action cycle. Your responsibilities within PGiA are to:

  • Ensure you have an up-to-date and relevant Role Description.
  • Engage in reflective practice that targets your areas for growth and development within your role.
  • Understand how strategic system, directorate/school and team goals inform your performance growth.
  • Be open with peers about areas of strength so you can share your expertise and areas for growth so that you can improve.
  • Document your PGiA process (Professional Growth/Learning Plan, Learning Portfolio, Performance Recognition and Review).
  • Select peers who will challenge you to grow and improve.
  • Be open to giving and receiving feedback from peers about your and their effectiveness in role.
  • Seek support from colleagues for work related stretch assignments.
  • Set clear and agreed expectations with Leader and Peers about the PGiA relationship and intended outcome of PGiA.
  • Identify and request formal and informal learning opportunities in line with 70:20:10.
  • Demonstrate through evidence what you learn, what changes in your practice and how this impacts students or role activities.