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Middle Leaders: Leading from Within


About the program

Middle Leaders: Leading from Within is designed to help aspirant school leaders and middle managers 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.                                                             

In terms of the Leadership Pipeline, it is at this stage as individuals move from managing self to managing others that leadership mindsets are established that will determine leadership behaviours throughout their career. 

Learning intention

By the end of this two-day program, it is intended participants will be able to:                                                                                               

  • understand their role within the school to support those who manage them and those they manage
  • develop a plan for how to transition between roles within the school day
  • understand the different levels of work that exist within a school
  • articulate leadership styles and identify when they may be required
  • understand that workplace trust is foundational to all relationships
  • have a tool to seek, receive and provide feedback
  • have a tool for understanding human nature
  • recognise the importance of managing people differently, based on personality styles to get the best from them
  • understand the importance of using the resources around them to develop the most effective solutions. 

Target audience

Aspirant school leaders and middle leaders

About the facilitators

Kaya Consulting is a multi-national firm specialising in organisational effectiveness. Kaya is committed to building educational capability and healthy schools in Australia and New Zealand by helping schools enhance performance, optimise productivity and, ultimately, maximise staff and student outcomes. By focusing on people at all levels, Kaya enables schools to achieve their potential by empowering their people to realise theirs. Kaya draws on over 150 years of research into organisational and individual potential and performance to help organisations thrive. Read more about Kaya Consulting and their facilitators.

Alignment to professional standards

Australian Professional Standard for Principals:

  • Developing self and others.


Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:

  • 6.1 Identify and plan professional learning needs
  • 6.2 Engage in professional learning and improve practice
  • 6.3 Engage with colleagues and improve practice.

    Two-day program

    19 and 20 July 2018

    $800

    Leederville

    Register now


 

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Dates

  Day 1 Day 2 Times
Cohort 2 Thursday
19 July 2018
Friday
20 July 2018
8.30am to 4.30pm

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Cost

$800

Venue

Leadership Institute
Building B
164-194 Oxford Street, Leederville

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On the day

  • Programs start at 8.30am. (Institute doors open at 8.00am.)
  • Business dress is required.
  • Morning tea and lunch are provided.

Location

The Leadership Institute is located in Building B at 164-194 Oxford Street, Leederville. We co-locate with the School of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE).

Parking

Please note, the Institute does not have on-site parking:

  • The City of Vincent has a number of car parks throughout Leederville.
  • The closest long term paid parking is available on the south side of The Avenue Car Park on Leederville Parade.
  • Short term paid parking (two hour) is available in adjacent streets.
  • The City of Vincent offers a 'pay by phone' parking service.
  • The Institute is a two minute walk from Leederville train station.
  • Taxis service the site promptly.
  • Cycle racks are located outside Building F.

Download the Institute map and parking information.

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How to register

  • Register for Middle Leaders: Leading from Within on PLIS.
  • Complete your details and payment.

Further information

Please contact the Leadership Institute on 1300 610 801 or email institute.professional.learning@education.wa.edu.au.

Middle Leaders: Leading from Within
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