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Leading Change



Businessman and leadership expert Jo Owen takes a critical look at a school transforming into a City Academy.

Headteacher Pamela Hutchinson is facing the biggest challenge of her career: keeping a happy ship while her school is being shut to make way for a City Academy.

With a full workforce in the wilderness about whether their jobs will continue in the new academy, staff wellbeing is hard to achieve. Jo can only promise them a "Valley of Death": a transition curve every organisation has to go through, but which he believes could hold the key to staff morale.

Published : Nov 2006

30 mins


Head Business with Jo Owen


Secondary Headteacher

Whole School Issues

Secondary Personal wellbeing


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