Do you want rigorous and effective systems of monitoring and evaluation?
Do you want proven strategies for maintaining long-term progress in your department?
Do you want real-world answers to the everyday questions that all subject leaders face?
Leading a subject area effectively is one of the most important elements in securing high-quality teaching and learning in all schools. By focusing on your role as a leader of learning, this course will help you to establish and maintain your vision, get the best out of your team and ensure high-quality outcomes - all whilst maintaining sanity and perspective about the role.
As an award-nominated author (Best Secondary Resource at BESA Awards) for 'The Subject Leader' - Steve is uniquely placed to offer expert guidance, ideas and strategies on how to fulfil the role of Subject Leader effectively. Steve has delivered this course to several thousand teachers over the last ten years and it is Dragonfly Training’s most popular course. Delegate feedback is always massively positive with delegates regularly commenting that the course is ‘inspirational’, ‘grounded in reality’ and hugely relevant to their role.
Skills, disposition and features
Priorities and focus
Schemes of work
Planning for learning
Interrogating data properly
Sampling - what does and doesn't work
Lesson observations - what they do and don't show and how to improve them
Subject meetings - getting more out of them
Leading and managing the differences
What kind of leader are you?
Types and preferences
“Thank you very much for a wonderful course packed full of practical ideas that can be implemented immediately.”Head of Department , Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg
“Today was amazing! Steve provided the perfect balance between delivering content and facilitating discussion and answering questions. Everything we have learnt today has been applicable, relevant and inspiring - very engaging!”Second in Department , New Hall School