This policy study is part of the Tri-Nations Collaborative Development Project on Middle Leadership involving Education Scotland (Scottish Centre for Educational Leadership), Centre for School Leadership in the Republic of Ireland and National Academy for Educational Leadership Wales. Initial work traced the evolution of middle leadership in the Irish and Scottish education systems (Forde et al. 2019). Subsequently, a symposium of staff and Associates from the three leadership development centres was held in Maynooth, Republic of Ireland, exploring the role and development of middle leadership in each education system (Forde 2019).
[The] report presents the findings of a policy study on the development of middle leadership in schools in Wales. The research aims were as follows: