Leadership 

This collection brings together key Iriss resources on the topic of leadership. It includes podcasts, resources on supervision, evidence summaries, stories and a case study. 

The Iriss.fm episode with Sue Stockdale explores leadership in a crisis and provides context for the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on this topic. Sue is a motivational speaker, executive coach and leadership consultant. 


Iriss.fm podcast episodes

Distributed leadership in early years and childcare

ESSS Outline

Explores distributed approaches to leadership in the context of childcare and early years settings. It provides some background to Scottish policy priorities and principles of leadership and distributed approaches.

Imagining the Future: leadership for change programme

Workshop summary report

Participants from the Imagining the Future Systems Leadership Community of Practice came together to take part in a follow-up day. They were joined by 35 systems leaders undertaking the NHS Leadership Academy's Intersect Programme.

Leading change in supervision

Messages from practice

Report that describes the rationale, process and learning from a project which explored the topic of supervision with a group of six partners.

Imagining the future

What's next for Scotland's social services? An animated exploration.

This animation explores the technical, medical and cultural forces that will shape the future of care. Alex Chisholm is a man in his in his 70s with multiple conditions, poor diet and high alcohol consumption. We use episodes in his life to explore what care might look like in ten or fifteen years. We suggest that by 2025 there may be greater opportunities to offer older people richer, less isolated lives in which they are able to exercise more choice and control.

How good is our leadership?

Learning from Angus Council, written by Fran Deacon and Pam Linton

This case study is based on the key findings of research undertaken within Angus Council Social Work and Health (Deacon, 2011), which asked the question - how good is our leadership?