Analyse and critique strategic leadership practices and philosophies of current and former organisational leaders
Apply and assess strategic leadership insights in your professional practice.
Identify processes and practices to further develop personal leadership capacity by incorporating knowledge from leaders studied in the course.
This course will explore the practices and philosophies of effective strategic leaders and guide you in applying these techniques into your own practice.
We will study how school leaders work strategically to develop organisations that are driven towards a clear shared vision, with motivated staff, engaged students, and a supportive school community. You will be encouraged to study leadership in your own workplace and find out how leadership impacts on learning.
You will reflect on your own leadership strengths and opportunities and develop a 21 day plan for personal leadership growth.
This course is aimed at school teachers in leadership roles who are looking to advance their career as a:
assistant or deputy principal
or in educational policy or advisory roles.
This course is registered withthe New South Wales Educational Standards Authority (NESA) (Australia). CompletingEDLMx2 Applying Strategic Leadership in Education will contribute 12 hoursof NESA Registered PD addressing6.1.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Lead Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
Understanding the behaviours of effective leaders.
A review of ‘Bringing the Good Weather’
Analysing observations from educational organisation leaders along the ‘Bringing the Good Weather’ capacities
Applying research on leadership
Using the ‘Bringing the Good Weather' framework to conduct field work
Interviews with organisation leaders to gain insights in areas of needed growth
Developing your plan for capacity building. Synthesising insights from interviews into a 21-day action plan for your own leadership development.
A minimum two years 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.