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True self-confidence is the courage to be open - to welcome change and new ideas regardless of their source. It is not reflected in a title, an expensive suit, a fancy car, or a series of acquisitions, it is reflected in your mindset: your readiness to grow.
— Dweck, C. S. (2006)

The Leader is often a Supervisor/Team Leader or Head of Department who will lead, model and guide the members of the team through the PGiA process. The Leader is:

  • Clear about the strategic directions of the school/directorate/team and the need for aligned collective as well as individual improvement goals.

  • Knowledgeable about the purpose of PGiA and the purpose of the roles within the framework.

  • Provides open, constructive, objective and timely feedback to PGiA individuals.

  • Actively listens and asks questions in PGiA professional conversations.

  • Ensures alignment of individual PGiA goals with school/directorate/team/unit/system goals and that the goals are achievable.

  • Considers requests for formal and informal professional development in line with 70:20:10 and approve at discretion.

  • Enable opportunities for formal and informal learning to support the Individual achieving goals in line with 70:20:10.

  • Connects new staff members with a PGiA peer as part of their Onboarding process.

  • Initiates and leads PGiA meetings with Individuals.

  • Works collaboratively with the Senior Leader to;

    • approve the goals and strategies for growth in Performance Growth Plans.

    • reviews the outcomes of the goals and strategies to identify with the individual improvements in performance/growth in role.