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StrategyStory - Managing strategy in your school community 2024067W

Aug 14, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024

$1,190 Enrol

Full course description

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Date and time

Day 1: Wednesday 14 August 2024, 9.30 am to 11.00 am

Day 2: Wednesday 21 August 2024, 9.30 am to 11.00 am

Day 3: Wednesday 11 September 2024, 9.30 am to 11.00 am

Delivery mode

Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event


Leadership Team, Principal, Board Chair, Business Manager, Marketing, Communications Professional


School leaders will turn their existing strategy into impactful action, focusing on effective communication and engagement to unify the school community around strategic goals.

Participants will learn to transform existing strategic plans into compelling narratives that inspire action and guide the school community cultivating collaboration by actively involving students, teachers, parents, and staff.

By harnessing collective energy, create communities that drive and sustain strategic initiatives for continuous improvement, fostering a culture of shared responsibility and progress.

Personalised school communication material is available by consultation.

“The most interesting learning from working with StrategyStory in developing the school strategy and school story was the strong alignment of all areas of the community - affirming what and who we are today as well as identifying the challenges of the future.” Waverley Christian College                                    

Key takeaways               

  • understanding of how to turn strategies into actions that rally the school community around shared goals
  • strategies to create transforming strategic plans into compelling narratives
  • skills to leveraging collective energy promoting continuous improvement and a culture of shared responsibility.

Find out about the full suite of StrategyStory programs on offer in 2024.

Presenter information

Professor Donald MacLean         

As well as co-founding StrategyStory with Kate Hooper, Professor Donald MacLean works at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow. Donald’s internationally published, ground-breaking research on strategy is used by business and academics across the world. His book has been described as ‘genius’ and ‘tour de force’ by leading international scholars. He has held appointments such as Chair of the board of SAMS Research Services Ltd., Oban as a University town and strategy lead for the Institute of Directors.

Kate Hooper      

Kate Hooper was a BBC senior producer/producer (news and current affairs, politics, human interest, topical and events), and has led content and communication teams in a number of organisations.. Kate is an Ambassador for Women’s Enterprise Scotland and a non-exec board member of a large charity. Kate has worked extensively across online, broadcast and print media and wrote her own column for years. Her passion is creating very human-focussed, strategic communications and content for audience to deliver results.