A year long package designed to support those in middle leadership roles.
Each term there will be one face to face session at Learning Network 9.30-3pm and one ONLINE session after school 3.30-5pm
Term 1: F2F February 23 /ONLINE March 23
Term 2: F2F May 11/ ONLINE June 8
Term 3: F2F August 3/ ONLINE August 31
Term 4: F2F November 2/ONLINE November 30
This series aims to give middle leaders a set of key ideas and skills that are vital for success in their roles.
The programme is a combination of face-to-face, hands-on workshops mixed with online sessions that explore the essential skills required by middle leaders, including:
- Understanding the difference between leadership vs management and where to focus your efforts, particularly with respect to strategic planning, coherence and alignment to your vision.
- Effective collaboration and teamwork, developing team norms and fostering productive forms of conflict in teams.
- Change leadership, including building momentum for change, accelerating adoption, and working with any potential resistance to change.
- Accountability and self-review including professional conversations, coaching and mentoring.
In addition to these four core areas, we will also explore other important aspects of middle leadership including hauora and well-being, productivity tips including running effective meetings and a host of other crucial skills.
Mark is an educator by background and has worked across the New Zealand education system for nearly three decades as a teacher, school leader and consultant. Mark initially trained as a primary teacher before working in the secondary sector for 15 years, most recently as a foundation Deputy Principal at Albany Senior High School, the country’s first ILE high school. The majority of Mark’s work in schools is based on leadership development and supporting schools to implement change projects large and small. Mark holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne on change leadership, and he has published widely nationally and internationally on how to ensure change efforts a successful in schools.