The Practical Guide to Managing Difficult Parents in an Independent School(81)

Provider: Dragonfly Training
£260.00 + VAT

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Description The essential tools and strategies for excelling as a middle manager and leader
Duration 9am - 3pm

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Categories Primary, Secondary, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Are you or are you about to be a Middle Manager/Leader in your school?  Head of Department/Pastoral leader?

Do you find it difficult to serve the needs and demands of your pupils and your colleagues as well as maintaining your own sanity?

Did you have any specific management training before taking up your current role?

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This Course Aims to:

  • Understand the difference between leadership and management in your role
  • Strategies to deal with time, paper and email management
  • The ability to cope with potential challenges of change and how to deal with them
  • Handle having difficult conversations with colleagues and parents
  • Techniques to run purposeful and rewarding meetings 
How users/participants can evaluate success
Course Outline:
Leadership and Management
  • What is a middle manager? Engine room or Dogsbody?
  • Defining leadership – leader or manager?
  • Defining your role properly so you are clear about your role
  • Characteristics of highly effective leaders
Day to Day Management
  • Effective time management – the Urgency Addiction
  • Strategies for paper management and email management
  • People Management - Having difficult conversations – colleagues/parents/SLT.
  • Running productive meetings
The Broader Picture
  • How to manage change – the principles & the documentation
  • Appraisal/Inspection/PRD
  • Communication in Schools/Administration
  • Self-appraisal and career development
Follow-up activities and support The provider has not supplied this information

Trainer: Tony Woolstone


Date Location Details
Nov 28, 2017 09:00 Novotel London West - Info
Mar 22, 2018 09:00 London - Info