• Length:
    4 Weeks
  • Effort:
    3–4 hours per week
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    Intermediate
  • Language:
    English
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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

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 with the New South Wales Educational Standards Authority (NESA) (Australia). Completing EDLMx1 Developing Your Educational Leadership and Management Vision will contribute 12 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.4.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Lead Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

What you'll learn

  • 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
  • Evaluating leadership 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 a personal 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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