Effective Leadership

MASTERING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
About this course

This course will meet the needs of aspiring leaders and those newly appointed to leadership positions. While the theme is leadership, our focus is on raising the standards of teaching and learning. We will examine the key ways of developing effective leadership styles, personas and approaches, and the management tools most likely to enhance school wide performance. We will examine the challenges of leadership and learn practical methods that will help you to be highly effective – and to stay sane! - over the short- and long-term.  

Course Outcomes:
  • Knowledge of proven leadership practices which significantly improve student outcomes and teacher performance.
  • The ability to lead your school/section with the necessary social and emotional intelligence to get the most out of yourself and your staff.
  • Real world examples and guidance on how to develop distributed leadership structures which result in manageable workloads and improved standards
  • An understanding of leadership styles and knowledge of which styles suit your own context and personal characteristics.
  • A comprehensive range of course materials and ideas that can be used in your school the very next day.
Course Outline:
Establishing Effective Leadership

The difference between leadership and management

What makes an effective leader/manager?

An overview of leadership styles

Leadership structures

Motivating and Inspiring People

Creating vision and direction

Building effective professional relationships

Developing a collective approach

Tools effective leaders and managers need

Positive impact

The impacts on teaching and learning

Managing in the real world - the application of theory

Managing workload - yours and your staff's

Where to next?

Wendy Imperato

wendy.imperato@dragonfly-training.co.uk

029 2071 1787
Mary Chapman

mary@dragonfly-training.co.uk

+44 (0)29 2071 1787
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