Manitoba School Leadership Framework

Leadership Focus Area

Leading a Vision for Continuous Improvement

The school leader is responsible for the process of co-creating a vision, strategies, and goals for highquality education, taking into consideration local, divisional, and provincial priorities. This co-created vision is shared and reflects the commitment to all students reaching their full potential and cultivating a strong sense of well-being and belonging.

Leadership Practices and Behaviours: Actions to Support Leadership Practices and Behaviours
Leadership Practices
and Behaviours
Actions to Support Leadership Practices and Behaviours
Developing Self Nurturing Teams Leading Schools
Co-create and Share a vision for learning
  • Develop a personal vision and mindset for continuous improvement.
  • Understand personal privilege and how that may influence decision making.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of strategies that have the greatest impact on student learning.
  • Create and support processes to communicate and nurture a shared vision of success and well-being for all students.
  • Ensure the vision for learning is collaboratively developed.
  • Align the vision for learning with divisional and provincial policies, while reflecting the needs of the school.
  • Engage with partners and Indigenous Rights Holders to ensure that the vision for learning reflects the values of the community.
  • Broadly communicate a vision for learning within and beyond the school community.
  • Embed a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and creativity, where staff and students are encouraged to take risks.
Lead strategic planning at the school level
  • Model a personal commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Develop a deep commitment that all students can learn and reach their full potential.
  • Model being data informed, data intelligent, and an ethical data steward.
  • Collaboratively establish student-centred goals that promote learning, well-being and belonging for all students.
  • Apply the analysis of data and a range of evidence to inform school planning, monitoring, and reporting.
  • Promote innovation and positive change that support student learning and well-being.
  • Ensure the diversity of students is reflected in the annual school improvement plan.
  • Include student voice in school planning and decision-making.