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Practical tips for leading remotely - middle leaders

Started May 4, 2020


Full course description

 Independent Schools Victoria is supporting professional learning for staff of Member Schools throughout term two utilising Non Government Reform Support funding.

Date and time

Available from Monday 4 May, 2020


This is an online course


This learning event is right for you if you are a middle leader who is currently leading a team in a remote working environment.


Leading teams can be both challenging and rewarding at the best of times, but when team members are working remotely it adds a new dimension. This short, online course is particularly appropriate for middle leaders who are currently leading some, or all, of their team in a remote environment. The course will focus on a number of key areas of responsibility for middle leaders:

  • staying connected with your team
  • managing change
  • running effective remote meetings
  • having a difficult conversation remotely.

Participants will be provided with a range of resources and thinking prompts to help them explore their leadership practices and reflect on what might work best when leading remote teams.

Key Takeaways                

  • practical tips and strategies for leading a remote team
  • frameworks that can be adapted to support the current educational challenges
  • clarifying questions to guide your thinking.

Presenter Information

Sarah Tielman

Sarah Tielman is a Principal Consultant, School Improvement for Independent Schools Victoria. She is an experienced educator who has worked as a classroom teacher, principal and advisor in a variety of educational settings for almost 20 years. Sarah has a passion for, and experience leading, programs and schools that are future focused and make use of a range of innovative structures, learning technologies and digital tools.

Jackie Macreadie            

Jackie Macreadie is a Principal Consultant for Independent Schools Victoria with over 25 years’ experience in education, both in schools and universities. She has held diverse portfolios, ranging from development of international student programs, Registered Training Organisations, to leading change in schools as a school leader. Jackie has held several roles at university in a faculty and marketing management and administrative capacity, as well as lecturing in science and the Master of Teaching for Deakin University, Monash University and Holmesglen TAFE. She has also played leading roles in the implementation of various Australian and Victorian Government education programs.

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