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Leading Transformative Change in Education

Develop a comprehensive plan for increasing your personal leadership capacity to effect meaningful change now and into the future.

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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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Explore methods and strategies to critique and rethink organisational practices in education; develop staff and student wellbeing; and use coaching to support and lead change in your workplace.

You will develop leadership capacities in

  • flexibility and creative thinking
  • conflict resolution
  • personnel development, and
  • coaching and team building

You will be guided in devising a plan to positively transform your educational organisation and develop your staff.

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). CompletingEDLMx3 Leading for Transformative Change in Educationwill contribute 12hours of NESA Registered PD addressing6.2.4, 6.3.4, 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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  • Apply flexible styles of leadership with empowerment and strategic planning
  • Identify methods to energise your staff towards the creation of efficient and effective organisations
  • Synthesise substantial organisational and micro-political techniques including conflict resolution and personnel development
  • Develop coaching capacities to improve your ability to lead your organisational team and effect change.

Week 1

  • Revisiting the 'Bringing the Good Weather' framework
  • Rethinking business as usual--analysing policies in your organisation

Week 2

  • Embracing wellbeing inside leadership

Week 3

  • Developing your coaching skills to facilitate change
  • Exploring your situational leadership.

Week 4

  • Planning your first 100 days. Articulating your vision and engaging your team
  • Presenting your action assessments.

Learner testimonials

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"A fantastic course! I learned a great deal in such a short amount of time! If you are an educator and you are looking to improve your leadership skills, I cannot recommend this course enough!"

- past EDLMx3 student

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