The group will be led by Malcolm Trobe, the former interim general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), and includes representatives of academies and governors, and the leaders of the two headteachers’ unions.
Mr Trobe said: “Both the profession and society rightly have high expectations of those that lead our schools and it is important that the standards accurately reflect those expectations.”
It drew up seven principles, including selflessness, openness and honesty, and seven personal characteristics, including wisdom, kindness and justice.
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