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Leading for Impact

Date & Time: Wednesday 17 October 2018
09:30 - 15:00
Event Format: Workshop
Venue: Wellington College
Event Cost: WCTSP members: £120
Non-members: £150
(includes lunch & refreshments)
Event Focus Categories: Leadership
Leading in Education
Event Subject or Topic Area: Emotionally Intelligent Leadership
Target Audience: All levels of Leaders
Event Description:

“Emotional intelligence is the sine qua non of leadership.” Goleman (2011:1).

This is the core module for all leaders participating in the Certificate or Diploma for the Wellington Leaders in Education Programme. This Diploma is quality assured by Oxford University and accredited by the Chartered Management Institute. Further information about the Wellington College Leading for Impact Programme can be found on the Leadership tab of the website..

This can also be taken as a stand-alone module and comes with a certificate.

The course comes with a practical assignment for participants to carry out in their school afterwards, in order to put into practise what they have learnt. Participants then have the opportunity to write up and reflect on what they have done in order to receive a certificate in leadership for the assignment. This has proved to be one of the most popular and effective parts of the course, as it embeds the knowledge and gives people confidence to try new initiatives.

The topics which will be covered on the course are:

Neuroscience of Emotional Intelligence and leadershipEnabling teams to flourishVirtues, values, emotions and performanceCommunication for flourishing teamsUnderstand from the evidence why "leaders eating last" has both intrinsic and performance value.

The exact content of each course can vary depending on what the delegates would like to get out of the day.

This is a core module for 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.

Further information about the Wellington College Leading for Impact Programme can be found here.

Event Outcomes:

The outcomes of this course will depend on which topics the participants choose to focus on and may include a selection from:

  • Identify your own and others' values and how you can harness the power of these in your leadership
  • Understand emotionally intelligent leadership and practise the skills associated with it.
  • Learn about the environmental and leadership conditions that enable teams to reach their potential and how you can introduce these in your school.
  • Developing your 'why' (vision)
  • Building trust and relationships
  • Developing your team
  • Communication for leadership
  • Debate: people first, numbers second
  • Difficult conversations
  • Providing feedback
  • Be equipped, via the assignment, to carry out initiatives in your school which will help create the environment for flourishing
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 researching how school leaders can improve the creation of a flourishing environment.

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
SPONSOR/PARTNER Wellington College
Wellington College

www.wellingtoncollege.org.uk