Major reports

Lessons learnt: identifying synergies in distributed leadership

The aim of the Lessons learnt: identifying synergies in distributed leadership project was to identify a common understanding of how distributed leadership is conceptualised and practised in the Australian higher education sector in learning and teaching. This Australian Learning and Teaching Council funded project commenced in 2009 and was completed in 2011.The final report for this project can be found here.

Evidence-based benchmarking framework for a distributed leadership approach to capacity building in learning and teaching

The Evaluating Distributed Leadership project was designed to address the issue of how to measure the enabling factors for introducing distributed leadership identified by the Synergies in Distributed Leadership project. The project was designed to produce benchmarks for distributed leadership. The full report for the  project can be found here.

Developing and Sustaining Shared Leadership in Higher Education 

Drawing on the authors’ extensive experience of researching and developing shared leadership in British and Australian universities, this stimulus paper explores what individuals and institutions can do to help develop and sustain more inclusive and shared leadership cultures and practices. It is targeted mainly at middle- to senior-level academic and professional service managers, and leadership and organisational development specialists, and seeks to provide practical as well as conceptual guidance for day-to-day leadership practice and development.

The Developing and Sustaining Shared Leadership in Higher Education report can be found here.