New or Aspiring Heads of Department
|Event Subject or Topic Area:||Leadership|
|Target Audience:||New or Aspiring Heads of Department|
This is a course for new and aspiring middle leaders in schools. The course will cover topics such as creating a vision, setting and maintaining high standards, understanding the challenges and opportunities of academic leadership and getting the best out of your team.
For the last part of the course we have a panel of experienced leaders from across the partnership who will answer your questions and discuss the key issues of academic leadership.
This is an elective module available to all leaders participating in the Certificate or Diploma for the Wellington Leaders in Education Programme. This can also be taken as a stand-alone module. Participants will be asked what their particular areas of interest are before the programme and the module will be built around these.
|Course Leader 1:||
Katy Granville-Chapman (Deputy Head (Teaching Staff Performance and Development))
Katy is the Deputy Head (Teaching Staff Performance and Development) at Wellington College. Prior to this she founded and was the Director of the Wellington Leadership and Coaching Institute. In this role, she advised No 10, the Cabinet Office and the DfE on leadership and character development, as well as setting up and delivering the Government's National Citizen Service (NCS) Leaders programme. Katy is a former Army Officer and served in Iraq, Nepal, North America and across Europe. She is a part time DPhil (PhD) student at the University of Oxford, where she is research how school leaders can improve flourishing.
|Course Leader 2:||
Emmie Bidston (Director of Leadership)
Emmie has been involved with leadership and coaching for many years at Wellington College and became Director of Leadership at Wellington in 2017. She is an economics teacher, tutor in a boarding house and cross-country coach. She is also currently working on setting up a charity for developing young African leaders and building a school in Mozambique. Prior to teaching Emmie worked for the British Government, developing policies in a range of areas from education to future contingency planning.
|No of Participants:||16|