Principals Upfront Dialogue 5: Instructional Leadership: What are the challenges of Leading for Change?

Dialogue 5 of the Principals Upfront Dialogue Series focused on “Instructional Leadership: What are the challenges of Leading for Change?” Barbara Dale-Jones reported on recent research into the education sector that explored ways of supporting school leadership to unlock positive change, while principals Lindelwa Mbingeleli of Thoko-Thaba High School, Pule Kgaratsi of Sandown High School […]

Principals Upfront Dialogue 4: Instructional Leadership: Leading Learning

Instructional Leadership: Leading Learning was the topic at the Principals Upfront held on the 18 August. Professor Pam Christie explored some of the global and local debates on instructional leadership, while principals Venessa Moodley from Actonville Primary School and Colin Northmore from Sacred Heart College shared their views and experiences as school leaders.


Principals Upfront seminars are a platform designed to acknowledge the contribution made by principals and to provide a space in which principals and other educators explore the roles, responsibilities and challenges of school leadership. This article highlights some of the key themes and issues discussed at the second Principals Upfront dialogue, aimed at giving readers a […]

School Leadership Communities of Practice

Effective leadership is the foundation for successful learning in schools, with the school principal playing a central role as a change agent. BRIDGE supports and capacitates school principals in their roles as instructional leaders in order to improve school functionality and enable productive teaching and learning.