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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 work 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.