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Developing Your Educational Leadership and Management Vision

Develop your leadership and management skills to establish a school vision, support your staff and make meaningful change in your school or organisation.

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Estimated 4 weeks
3–4 hours per week
Instructor-paced
Instructor-led on a course schedule
Free
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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 ).

At a glance

  • Institution: NewcastleX
  • Subject: Education & Teacher Training
  • Level: Intermediate
  • 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.

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

Learner testimonials

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"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

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