A school environment is a unique context for leadership and for leaders. With busy lives and multiple responsibilities, the role of a leader in a school presents many challenges and opportunities which often need to satisfy many different stakeholders. Sitting central to the responsibility of a school leader are the needs of the school’s learners. This session will request participants to reflect on what they know about learning and the factors that affect learning, with critical elements of a leadership role to improve learning in the school. It will encourage participants to be able to lead a learning conversation with the teachers / colleagues and develop their understanding of the importance of focusing on learning and not activity to improve student learning.