Leadership – Module 4

Target Audience

New Assistant and new Deputy Heads who wish to widen their skills of deputy headship including evaluating teaching outcomes and improving teachers’ performance.

Day 1

  • Golden rules of deputy headship and establishing an effective school climate.
  • Developing effective observational skills of teachers experiencing difficulties.
  • Securing your accountability – of others and the school.
  • Writing an excellent self-evaluation report.

Day 2

  • Implications for schools of the key messages from Estyn’s Annual Report.
  • Writing summative evaluations for the quality of teaching.
  • From accurate self-evaluation to high quality school improvement planning (long and short term).
  • Writing clear school improvement plan priorities for key areas: literacy, numeracy, well-being and teaching.

Day 3

  • Developing the qualities and behaviours of effective leaders.
  • Understanding yourself and others – including leadership styles.
  • Discovering the improvement approaches and strategies from the best performing schools.
  • Preparing for the NPQH.

Inter-sessional Tasks Include:

  • Responding to ESTYN’s Annual Report.
  • Undertaking a focussed lesson observation and facilitating improvements in teaching.
  • Writing a priority area for the School Improvement Plan.

Dates:

Thursday 14th November 2013 (follow link to book)

Friday 14th February 2014 (follow link to book)

Thursday 22nd May 2014 (follow link to book)

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