Effective Leadership

PRIMING THE ENGINE: EFFECTIVE SUBJECT LEADERSHIP (TWO-DAY COURSE)

Leading from the Middle
About this course

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 seven 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.

Course Outcomes:
  • Focus on leadership of learning
  • Rigorous self-evaluation of leadership and management: key differences
  • Leadership and management: key differences
  • Handling difficult conversations and difficult people
Course Outline:
DAY ONE: VISION AND RIGOUR - Setting the Context

Skills, disposition and features of a successful Middle Leader

Leadership of Learning

Primary focus and why it’s important

Reducing variance in teacher performance

DAY ONE: VISION AND RIGOUR - Self-evaluation/Self-inspection

Interrogating data

Sampling - what does and doesn't work

Lesson observations - what they do and don't show

Subject meetings - getting more out of them

DAY 2: PEOPLE AND RELATIONSHIPS - Leading and Managing

Leading and managing the differences

What kind of leader are you?

Types and preferences

Building teams

DAY 2: PEOPLE AND RELATIONSHIPS - Managing time, pressures and stresses caused by others

Time management

Difficult conversations

Difficult colleagues

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Wendy Imperato

wendy.imperato@dragonfly-training.co.uk

029 2071 1787

LONDON WEST
21ST NOVEMBER

£490+VAT (2-day course) BOOK NOW
Mary Chapman

mary@dragonfly-training.co.uk

+44 (0)29 2071 1787

BANGKOK
18TH OCTOBER

USD 279 per day BOOK NOW
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

“Really useful practical tasks. The trainer (Steve) was really enthusiastic and clear. Great opportunities for discussion.”

Teacher , Forest School
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“The course was an excellent overview of the challenges that leaders face in managing their departments. The materials were engaging and thoroughly interesting. I will certainly use the materials in my own work.”

Curriculum Director , Christ the King Sixth Form College
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“I really enjoyed both days of the course. Steve was very engaging, realistic and knowledgable. A smaller group worked very well and really allowed time for discussion. Many thanks.”

Head of Department , St Benedicts's School
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