Holacracy Model of Student Leadership

The world is changing and the educational institutions too find themselves at the brink of exciting movements that reflect the changes taking place around us. In a world of partnerships, joint ventures, outsourcing and complex supply chains, leaders need to be able to deliver results by working inter-dependently. In short, one of the key attributes of the successful modern leader is his or her ability to lead collaboratively.

Shared And

Collaborative Leadership

Shared and collaborative leadership have long been recognized as important features of high performing teams. In the Holacracy leadership model, the group leader: Pushes forward the purpose of the group by enabling each student (designated Pledge officer on Duty-POD) to chart a personal course.


Holacracy Approach

Holacracy looks to do away with managing from the top-down and gives individuals and teams more control over processes. Instead of hiring a person to fill a pre-defined role (such as that outlined in a job description), POD opt to take on one or more roles at any given time and have flexibility to move between teams and roles if they have skills or insights that would prove beneficial to the group and student community.


And Leadership

POD(s) from grades 12,11 & 8 join twelves Student Councils. Each POD is selected through a rigorous process consisting of:

  • Self-nomination by student
  • Student pitch for designated council
  • Input from the House Masters and teachers
  • Input from Senior leadership Team

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