Full course description
Monday 4 May, Thursday 20 August and Wednesday 28 October 2020, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
This learning event is right for you if you are a school leader in a primary or secondary setting and are in the first two years of your role, or if you have been appointed to a leadership position but have yet to take up the role
This three-day seminar aims to equip new leaders with the skills and strategies to increase their leadership capacity in their roles. Participants will have the opportunity to explore a range of leadership elements, including:
• exploring the role of the middle leader
• understanding their personal leadership style to become a more effective leader
• building capacity to develop and motivate self and others
• acquiring the skills for effective and productive team management
• developing mastery of a range of conversations that matter
• planning for intentional change
• engaging with stakeholders.
Elements of each of these areas will be addressed throughout the workshop series.
The workshops will be interactive, with opportunities for participants to contribute and learn from others across the Independent sector.
· awareness of your personal leadership style
· techniques to build capacity to develop and motivate self and others
· skills for effective and productive team management
· strategies to engage in a range of conversations that matter
· planning for intentional change
· engagement with stakeholders.
Jackie Macreadie is a Principal Advisor 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 Masters 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.
Sarah Tielman is a Principal Advisor, 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.