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A commitment to high expectations is central to many leaders’ belief in the importance of raising social and community capital. This was epitomised in the notion that the communities served should expect more for themselves and their children, and work together to create the future they wanted to see. The development of the extended school saw many leaders challenge their staff to reflect on their beliefs on a range of different things. In the context of multi-agency working, though, the main challenge came through a fundamental reconsideration of what the school stood for and who it was intended to serve.
In addition to partnership working, maintaining an entrepreneurial approach is important in securing extra funds, as the school may need to develop additional complementary services. Such an entrepreneurial ethos is also important in promoting an openness to partnership activity and a willingness to engage in unexpected and opportunistic openings. One school described the importance of developing a culture of “magnificent failure”, whereby staff were encouraged to pursue stretching targets for potentially valuable ideas they may have, with the implicit understanding that they may not be able to fully achieve these.
However, some areas of good practice could be clearly identified in the schools that participated in this work. Considerable guidance is also available from a range of organisations on designing effective induction programmes. Induction provides the basis for introducing new staff to an organisation and the colleagues they will work with. Advice on induction programmes therefore recommends that it covers four elements (Social Care Institute for Excellence, 2006): • Legal, which relates to specific information that all new employees must know such as the health and safety arrangements • Organisational, which relates to generic information about the organisation, such as the organisation structure, team structure, ID protocol, dress code policies etc • Vocational, which relates to specific information about the job and may be rolerelated, such as manual handling and lifting, risk assessing and accident reporting • Occupational, which relates to specific information about the sector eg social care Collaborative Leadership in Extended Schools | Page 33 Information on all of these aspects will have been covered by individuals’ employing agencies.