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Leading from the Middle - An online course to learn how to use coaching to influence change, build outstanding teams and foster innovation

Our online course for middle leaders focuses on how to use coaching skills to continue to manage teams and achieve the school or college vision through positive dialogue and highly motivational conversations. The role of the middle leader is even more critical as they continue to find ways to ensure that the staff they manage can achieve their goals and objectives, remain positive and deliver powerful learning to all of their pupils whether virtually or in person. This one day event which is delivered via ZOOM over two half days is a powerful starting point from which middle leaders can begin to develop a range of coaching skills that they can use with their teams to deepen their skills and understanding of the power of coaching. This event will stand alone or can be used as the beginning of a journey towards certification or provide a springboard for further training opportunities from Learning Cultures.

From the latest OFSTED Handbook now being used in schools and colleges

The leadership and management judgement is about how leaders, managers and those responsible for governance ensure that the education that the school provides has a positive impact on all its pupils. It focuses on the areas where inspection and research indicate that leaders and managers can have the strongest effect on the quality of the education provided by the school.

In Wales the National Leadership Development Board echo what ESTYN are looking for when they say:-

"We believe that the long term solution lies in building a self improving schools system, in which schools are enabled and empowered to lead their own improvement and to take collective responsibility for the improvement of other schools".

What will the day consist of:-

  • A focus on the role of the middle leader in ensuring that the vision and curriculum intent, rationale and ambition are translated into clearly defined goals and objectives that teams and individuals can deliver successfully
  • An opportunity to begin to develop a deeper understanding of the skills and attributes of a coach and how these can support the development of a range of highly effective leadership skills and attributes
  • Time to reflect on the differences between coaching and mentoring and how a deeper understanding of both can have a significant impact on the role of the line manager in the context of supporting others to change
  • A discussion and time to share thoughts on individual strengths that are synonymous with effective leadership and team building and how to acknowledge these as well as recognising gaps and how through positive collaboration and time for learning these can become strengths
  • Learning some coaching skills and techniques that are highly effective in the quest to manage change, look for continuous improvement and build collaborative and cohesive teams that work together to deliver the goals and objectives linked to the school's vision for success. We look at how these can be practised with colleagues over their virtual platforms
  • Planning time to look in detail at how a coaching approach will be beneficial in delivering a specific goal or managing change in a particular situation
  • Coaching practice using a coaching model that can be taken back into school to support further coaching opportunities linked to a planned programme of personal and professional development

Who should attend?

Middle leaders who are looking to build their leadership skills in order to take the next steps towards leadership. Heads of Department who would like to use the coaching skills to develop their line management skills to empower individuals within the department to develop or to manage change. Pastoral leaders who can also develop their skills in leading a team and begin to focus on a leadership role.This event will also be useful for those in the organisation who have responsibility for staff development and who would like to develop their own skills as coaches to take this model back into school. 

Prices:

First Delegate:

£150 +VAT

Second or Subsequent Delegate Price:

£125 +VAT

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What else

Have a look at our latest newsletter: CPD in a Virtual World - online learning for educators

For the forseeable future online learning is the way forward. We are developing two pathways to support staff in schools and colleges both in the UK and internationally

We currently have six programmes that sit on a MOODLE platform where a school or college can buy the course to use with their teams or with the whole staff. 

We are also offering a range of our courses for individual staff using a ZOOM interface where a member of staff can access training for themselves.  These standalone courses that provide the delegate with an opportunity to learn with a trainer on a given date or dates."

 

 

 

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Have a look at our latest newsletter: CPD in a Virtual World - online learning for educators

For the forseeable future online learning is the way forward. We are developing two pathways to support staff in schools and colleges both in the UK and internationally

We currently have six programmes that sit on a MOODLE platform where a school or college can buy the course to use with their teams or with the whole staff. 

We are also offering a range of our courses for individual staff using a ZOOM interface where a member of staff can access training for themselves.  These standalone courses that provide the delegate with an opportunity to learn with a trainer on a given date or dates."

 

 

 

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