Moving from middle leadership to senior leadership requires a shift to whole school thinking, the skills to manage complex teams and competing priorities whilst ensuring you keep learners at the centre of everything you do.
This one year development programme is a professional learning opportunity for senior leaders across Wales. The participant will work individually and collectively with others as leaders of learning organisations. This is a national programme co-ordinated by regional consortia, utilising a range of delivery partners.
This programme is for leaders who have overall responsibility for an aspect of leadership across an establishment. This includes senior curriculum/pastoral leaders and members of a senior leadership team, such as assistant or deputy headteachers.
The programme promotes highly effective leadership through self-evaluation and reflection, exploring the relationships between leadership, successful schools and the wider community.
As part of the professional learning continuum participants will through this programme:
This programme is part of an ongoing and sequential development process that matches the professional learning pathway and will build upon the skills and knowledge of an individual’s prior professional learning.
There are core modules that allow the participant to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding to become an effective senior leader.
The delivery of the senior leader programme includes mentoring, peer support networks and an individual leadership standards self-review.
All activities undertaken as part of this programme will be delivered in Welsh, English or bilingually.
Access to the programme is through a national application process and will be delivered by the regional consortia and their partners.
This development programme will consist of:
Module 1 Values and Dispositions, Self Reflection
Module 2 Working With Others
Module 3 Coaching and Mentoring
Module 4 Pedagogy.
Module 5 Collaboration
The programme seeks to maximise e-learning opportunities and technology through all learning, research and instructional content being made available digitally. This will be the primary method of collecting and exchanging knowledge and learning.
Applications close 1pm on Monday 23rd November.
In order to apply to take part in the programme the individual should
Should you wish to discuss any aspect of the above please contact your regional co-ordinator as detailed below.
Further Information and application details.