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Leading Transformative Change in Education

University of Newcastle via edX

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Overview

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 certificate offers 12 hours of high-quality professional development for current and aspiring leaders. It may be used by participants to apply in their school systems for professional learning credit.

Syllabus

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.

Taught by

Professor John Fischetti and Dr Scott Imig

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