Cohort 2 - ETLF - Excellent teaching and leadership framework for Senior and Middle Leaders
Participants must attend one cohort. They cannot mix and match from the 2 sets of cohorts.
The ETLF is an excellent tool for senior and middle leaders to use within their school to aid effective self-evaluation and improvement processes. It will also support participants to develop the use of the professional teaching and leadership standards for themselves and the staff within their school.
The programme follows the professional learning model that incorporates - Collaborative learning using triads to develop each other at peer level - Reflective practice by applying learning back in school between workshops - Coaching and mentoring through an ETLF leadership coach - Engaging with relevant data and evidence from research in the content of the programme. Linking with the National Mission enablers to help promote effective leadership across the school.
The programme will be delivered by Headteachers , Deputy Headteachers and Senior Leaders for senior leaders and middle leaders. The programme will run over the academic year of 2018/19 and comprises of 5 workshop sessions complemented by a series of ‘gap tasks’ specific to each participant’s role in their school. Opportunities will be given to participants to hear from practitioners how have already begun to develop the use of the ETLF within their school.
*Session 4 is a virtual twilight session via Skype
Participants will: • gain enhanced leadership skills relevant and appropriate to their role within their school • be provided with a range of tools from within the ETLF they can use to improve their own self-evaluation and improvement processes and outcomes • become more familiar with the professional teaching and leadership standards and how these can support their own and others’ roles within the school • develop longer term strategic self-evaluation and improvement plans for their areas of responsibility • work with peers to share knowledge and understanding in a supportive network to further develop their understanding of the ETLF frameworks.
Learners will: • benefit from the improved learning experiences as identified through ETLF activity undertaken by leaders