Effective Leadership


Proven leadership strategies from around the world - for aspiring or existing senior leaders
About this course

This course is designed to meet the needs of both those aspiring to be a senior leader and those already in a senior position. We will examine the key ways of making other teachers become better than they thought they could be. We will discuss difficult and complex issues and provide solutions to ensure you make the most effective decisions.

Teachers will consider the principles of developing a self-evaluating school and will examine techniques of quality control to maintain and improve academic standards.

Course Outcomes:
  • Gain clarity on your leadership style and consider how it can be used to best effect
  • Find out how to develop a high-performing team
  • Discover how to promote a highly-effective system of school quality control
  • Learn how to handle difficult conversations and difficult people (parents, teachers and students)
  • Managing your Board: acquire effective techniques for ‘managing’ School Governors
  • Discussion Forum: Gain suggestions and solutions to your current leadership challenges
Course Outline:
Key skills and attributes

What is my leadership style?

Strategic decision-making for school improvement

Using my personal qualities for sustainable leadership

Developing a high-performing team

Making a difference

Visioning and communicating

High impact presentations

Transformational leadership

Your C.V. and letter of application

Making difficult decisions

Effective systems for school quality control

Monitoring and evaluation of school effectiveness

Engaging with difficult teachers

Where next?

Wendy Imperato

[email protected]

029 2071 1787
Mary Chapman

[email protected]

+44 (0)29 2071 1787

“Useful tips, time to reflect, would be good to have time to work collectively now after covering the content to see how to address it.”

Head of Department , Roedean Moira House

Tom was personable and professional. I will certainly be using "Tom's Top Tips!"

School Business Manager , Roeden Moira House

Very engaging, allowed for self reflection and interaction.

Head of Department , Roedean Moira House

Lots of great ideas and resources to take away and make a real difference to our schools. Engaging and relevant.

Assistant Head , Annuay Silpa Bilingual School