• Length:
    4 Weeks
  • Effort:
    3–4 hours per week
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  • Level:
    Intermediate
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English
  • Course Type:
    Instructor-led on a course schedule

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Prerequisites

A minimum two years of leadership experience in schools (team leader, department head, head teacher, lead teacher, deputy principal or principal) or equivalent in other related industries is preferable but not necessary.

About this course

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What kind of leader are you? Are you equipped to transform your learning organisation into the place you know it can be? In this course, we investigate leadership styles, best practices and philosophies that challenge you to develop your leadership capacity.

You will be guided in evaluating your leadership strengths and opportunities for growth, and will develop a personal leadership philosophy and vision. Strategic management theory and practice will be introduced and examined in the school context.

This course is aimed at school teachers in leadership roles who are looking to advance their career as a:

  • head teacher
  • assistant or deputy principal
  • principal
  • organisational leader
  • or in educational policy or advisory roles.

This course is registered withthe New South Wales Educational Standards Authority (NESA) (Australia). Completing EDLMx1 Developing Your Educational Leadership and Management Vision will contribute 12 hoursof NESA Registered PD addressing 6.4.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Lead Teacher Accreditation in NSW ( Pending ).

What you'll learn

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  • Analyse theoretical concepts and best practices relating to leadership
  • Articulate insights into strategic management theory and practice
  • Evaluate your leadership strengths and identify opportunities for growth
  • Develop a personal leadership philosophy and vision

Week 1:Understanding leadership

  • Leadership styles and frameworks
  • Evaluatingleadership strengths and opportunities

Week 2:What works in school leadership

  • Defining an effective educational leader
  • Strategic management theory and practice

Week 3: Future trends in leadership

  • Current research in leadership
  • Growing your leadership capacity

Week 4: ‘Bringing the Good Weather’

  • ‘Bringing the Good Weather’ framework for leadership
  • Developing apersonal leadership philosophy and vision

Meet your instructors

Professor John Fischetti
Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Dr Scott Imig
Senior Lecturer, School of Education
The University of Newcastle, Australia

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Learner testimonials

"I really enjoyed and learnt a lot from this course. I'd recommend it any day anytime to anyone who is looking to become a school leader. The course is worth every minute. Thank you for giving me this opportunity."

- past EDLMx1 student