For new, aspirant & current middle leaders to build their skills, confidence and capability to become an effective leader.
MLP offers elements of the full National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML). Each participant will also require a school mentor who can meet them regularly.
develop a clear understanding of the difference between leadership and management
establish effective teams and support them towards outstanding learning and teaching
identify gaps in pupil achievement and explore strategies to overcome these
gain a greater understanding of the use of school data to close the gap according to school improvement priorities
appreciate the importance of sustaining “self” in order to be an effective leader
5 sessions hopefully taking place face-to-face but may be offered virtually depending on COVID-19 regulations. We will update when we know more.
2020/21 MLP dates
In light of the COVID-19 situation, we are currently reviewing how this programme might be delivered. Please contact us if you would like to register your interest. It is likely this programme will commence in 2021.
Leading and managing school improvement
Defining leadership & management, exploring leadership behaviours
Exploring the gaps, including within-school variation
Using data to identify gaps in learner outcomes
Leading teaching and learning
What makes teaching & learning high quality?
Modelling, monitoring & dialogue: influencing high quality practice
Leading and sustaining successful change
Models of change
Barriers & levers to successful change
Dealing with resistance & holding others to account
Leading an effective team
Leading through trust
Growing individual & team capacity
Stages of team development
Challenge project presentations and leadership next steps
Sustaining self and others
“We were looking for a middle leadership development and it was clear to us this programme was very reasonably priced and covered elements that other courses could not provide us. I have seen our middle leader become much more confident in her role and she has provided exceptionally positive feedback about the training and facilitators”
“I highly recommend this programme for both existing and new middle leaders. The facilitator was so knowledgeable and approachable.”
“The sessions have all been very helpful and I feel so much more confident in my role and in my ability to utilise data effectively. Thank you!”
£300 per person. Discounts apply for multiple bookings for MLP and/or selected other programmes:
2 delegates - 10% off total charge
3 delegates - 20% off total charge
4 delegates - 30 % off total charge
5 or more delegates: quote available on request
Bookings must be made together and within the same academic year.
All confirmed bookings are non-refundable. Delegate names can be changed if required.