This course is aimed at Deputy and Assistant Headteachers who are aiming to undertake NPQH in 2018/2019.
• The September 2016 Preparing for Headship programme is designed for Deputy and Assistant • Headteachers who are aiming to undertake NPQH in 2018-19. Its main purposes are: • To ensure that participants are covering the aspects of leadership they need to cover in their current role, a year ahead of entering into NPQH • To explore with participants their leadership styles and approaches • To develop leadership skills in their current role as a foundation for headship.
Programme content The course will cover: • Personal profile • Leadership self-evaluation: the requirements of NPQH • Leadership styles and the unique characteristics of headship • Specifics of school leadership: • School Self-Evaluation • School Development Planning • Leadership for school improvement • Leading teaching and learning – strategic approach • Choice of personal development themes, e.g. • Closing the Gap • Maximising performance of MAT learners • Challenging relationships and situations • Curriculum transformation • Assuring accountability and distributive leadership • Leading and managing change • Modelling and developing resilience and wellbeing • Personal coaching and mentoring