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Middle Leader's Professional Learning

Supports distributed leadership in schools with programs to build the capability of experienced teacher leaders (Senior Teacher, Level 3 Classroom Teacher, Program Coordinator, Curriculum Leader) and Heads of Learning Area (HOLA). Programs are designed to help participants understand their role in supporting their school executive and teaching teams.

Programs supporting middle leaders are designed to:

  • reflect on their dual role and effectiveness in leading their team and being a school leader
  • connect teachers on how plans for whole school improvement can be implemented in the classroom
  • lead initiatives and improvement with clear accountability measures
  • learn the skills and gain the confidence required for managing others with a coaching approach.

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Middle Leaders: Leading from Within Explore: A Career in School Leadership
Leading School Improvement
for Primary Team Leaders
Leading School Improvement
for Secondary Team Leaders
Leading School Improvement:
Making It Happen Master Class

    Two-day program
    $850

This program is designed to help middle and emerging leaders understand their role to support those managing them and those they manage. It focuses on developing an understanding of human nature within working relationships that will enable them to build relational trust and solve complex problems.

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    Six-week online program
    $400

This program is for teachers and classroom leaders aspiring to the role of a school principal. It provides research-based evidence, professional readings and opportunities for participants to reflect on their current professional needs, and aligns to the Australian Professional Standard for Principals.

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    Three-day spaced program
    $600

This program is for primary school heads of learning area, SAER coordinators, teaching and learning coordinators and lead teachers. Participants reflect on their current practice and what it means to effectively lead their own team and be a strong contributor to the whole school leadership team.

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    Three-day spaced program
    $600

This program is for secondary school heads of learning area, heads of student services, coordinators teaching and learning and lead teachers. Participants reflect on their current practice and what it means to effectively lead their own team and be a strong contributor to the whole school leadership team.

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    Two-day program
    $650

This program is for school leaders who have completed one of the Institute’s Leading School Improvement programs. Participants have the opportunity to learn about the three stages of whole school improvement and complete a self-assessment to fully understand their school’s stage of development, where it needs to head and how.

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Instructional Leadership: Learning Leadership for School Improvement and Innovation
Introduction to Leadership Coaching Learning to Thrive by Going Open Leading a Culture of Wellbeing Mental Health in the Workplace

    Five-day program
    $2000

Instructional leadership plays a key role in the quality and variability of instruction between teachers. This program identifies how successful school leaders create an environment that motivates teachers and provides them with opportunities to increase their capability, which leads to continuous improvement in the standards of teaching and learning.

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    Two-day program
    $650

A coaching approach can be used in a brief, informal setting or a formal performance management situation. This program provides the skills and confidence to apply coaching approaches to managing others using the GROWTH coaching model.

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    Two-day program
    $650

This program features sharp provocations and practical workshop activities that will give you, as a school leader, the tools you need to instigate change in your school. It will provide urgency to your plans, a future focus to your pedagogy, and agency to your students. 

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    One-day program
    $440

This program is for heads of learning area, wellbeing coordinators and wellbeing committee members. It aims to increase participants’ understanding of how to lead a culture of health and wellbeing and learn how to plan, implement, support and evaluate a whole-school approach to wellbeing.

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    One-day program
    $500

Facilitated by an organisational psychologist and a clinical psychologist, this program provides participants with the opportunity to engage in conversations about case studies and explore resources to ensure they can meet their obligations of providing a safe and high-care environment for all staff.

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Verbal Judo for Individuals
Verbal Judo for Leaders The Art of Secondary School Timetabling Leading the Management of Critical Incidents
Peer Coaching:
Positive Conversations About Teaching Practice

One-day program
$385

This program is for anyone who has direct contact with students, parents, work colleagues and the community in emotionally charged and difficult situations. It gives participants the advantage of knowing what to say, how to say it and why it works.

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    Two-day program
    $695

This program includes all of the one-day Verbal Judo for Individuals content, as well as advanced material that will assist in the often difficult role of overseeing the performance of others. The program shows participants how to get the best from their team by the effective use of their professional presence and words.

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    One-day program
    $140

Highly experienced secondary school timetablers step participants through the process of how they plan, construct and implement an annual secondary school timetable from the basic to the complex. Participants will discuss and learn the best approaches.

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    One-day workshop
    $80

Through scenario-based learning, this program provides participants with the foundations for leading the management of critical incidents, increasing their understanding of supporting policies and processes, and the communication and leadership skills that underpin good management.

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    Online module and one-day program
    $400

Peer coaching is a learning conversation between two or more colleagues. This confidential process enables participants to reflect on current practice, share ideas, set professional goals, teach one another, build new skills and solve problems. 

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Leading Classroom Observation and Feedback Interview with Impact:
First Impressions Count
Coaching on Demand
Application Writing and Interview Skills
for Emerging Leaders
Growing Effective Teams


 

    One-day program
    $240

This program is for school leaders focused on improving teaching and learning at a whole school level. It explores models for classroom observation and puts emphasis on the importance of leadership to drive whole school improvement. Participants will examine the characteristics of effective feedback and learn how to utilise feedback to drive improved practice. 

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    Two-hour workshop
    $80

This workshop teaches participants about what happens to their body and brain as they feel interview stress, and provides the opportunity to learn and practice simple techniques to quell the physiological effects of stress that affects their performance.

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The Institute offers professional coaching that supports, challenges and empowers. It seeks to raise standards of performance, enabling you to become an effective leader in a time of change. The Leadership Institute has established a Buyers Guide: Provision of Coaching and Training Services to offer you access to a coach on demand.

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    One-day program
    $200

This program provides the opportunity to refine written application skills and build on that foundation to shape and improve interview performance in the range of situations job candidates can experience. The focus of this workshop is to support emerging leaders (ie: classroom teachers and teacher leaders) to move into school leadership roles. 

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    Two-day program
    $450

This program is for leaders who need to develop a common purpose among team members. It uses a questioning approach and is designed to help encourage team members to take ownership of the shared priorities and explores how leaders can have the rigorous, open dialogue with different personality types.

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Email and Workflow Mastery
       

 

   

    One-hour video presentation
    No cost

This one-hour video presentation provides participants with easy-to-follow systems for taming their inbox, enabling them to focus on the right work at the right time. The program outlines, in a practical, no-nonsense way, how to set up an integrated workflow management system that takes the stress out of managing email and workload. The program is suitable for users of Microsoft Outlook™.

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