Effective Leadership


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

Do you want to discover the important skills and attributes of successful senior leaders?

Do you want to learn how to inspire others and deal with the difficult issues?

Do you want to identify your own personal leadership style?

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.

Course Outcomes:
  • Identify your leadership style and consider how it can be used to best effect
  • Explain the key components of high-impact presentations to inspire and motivate others
  • Offer advice on strategic leadership and development of management skills
  • Discuss issues relating to decision-making and time-management
  • Consider how to develop a high-performing team
  • Promote a highly-effective system of school quality control
Course Outline:
Day 1: Session 1: 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

Day 1: Session 2: Making a Difference

Visioning and communicating

High-impact presentations

Transformational leadership

Day 1: Session 3: Relationships with Other People

Inspiring colleagues

Engaging with difficult people

Effective meetings

Persuading others

Day 2: Session 1: Make Change Happen

Strategic decision making

Transformational leadership

Embedding Change

Day 2: Session 2: Research and Development

Using Data to inform planning

What really makes a difference in teaching and learning

Action Planning for change

Your School Development Plan

Day 2: Session 3: Monitoring and Evaluation

Effective systems for school quality control

Monitoring and evaluation of school effectiveness

Coaching - -The Triad model

Where next?

Wendy Imperato


029 2071 1787
Mary Chapman


+44 (0)29 2071 1787

“Melody is an inspiring, highly experienced and kind trainer. She shared invaluable advice and guidance and gave me greater knowledge and confidence in my own ability. Thank you so much!”

Teacher , Lambrook School

A really useful course. Delivery was excellent - with a perfect balance of talk, discussion and activities. Lots of useful ideas to take back - manageable too! It helped me to reflect on my practice and the next steps - and how to approach these.

Head of Key Stage , St Joseph's Primary School

Thank you for a truly inspiring course!

Head of Pastoral Care , Laxton Junior School

Truly brilliant course and delivery: Melody was a breath of fresh air. I honestly believe that this course has changed my whole thinking about senior leadership and about my career! Thank you!

Director of Studies , Eltham College