School Improvement & Development Conference 2023: Book your early-bird place

Courageous Conversations for School Leaders

This inspiring course tackles the sensitive issue of challenging conversations head-on. We provide you with practical steps to engage with stakeholders; how to choose the most effective methods to convey your vision, expectations and feedback; and some proven, effective tips on how to get the best outcomes from these difficult discussions.

  • Effective and engaging
  • Self-reflective
  • Achievable and inspiring
  • Practical tips and strategies
Duration
1 day
Price
£299 + VAT
Time
9:15 - 15:30
Available
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About this course

Whether you’re an experienced leader or new to the role, this practical, informative course will help you to explore the importance of communication for leadership. To get the best out of your team, effective and purposeful communication is vital. This course is packed with practical tips for sharing information in the most efficient way possible.

You will learn how best to lead productive meetings and ensure key messages are understood, as well as how to use communication planning as a tool to assist with problem-solving, strengthen working relationships and resolve issues.

This course will empower you towards brave leadership and allow you to practise skills in holding people to account - as well as sharing and exploring great ways to hold successful challenging conversations.

Objectives

  • To understand how to communicate effectively to ensure that there is clarity of expectation, intention and shared vision
  • To understand communicating behaviours and how to create the right climate for effective two-way communication
  • To learn how to embrace challenging conversations and manage conflict successfully
  • To explore practical approaches to meet the needs of community communication – what is effective with different stake-holders?

 

Audience 

  • Subject and Middle Leaders
  • Senior Leaders
  • Headteachers

What do teachers say about our leadership courses?

“Excellent delivery and thought provoking process. Makes you consider your own impact and how to bring about positive change. Inspiring."

Shirley Thompson, Year 3 &4 Phase Leader, Castleview Primary School, Slough

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

Live stream and recorded courses

Live-streamed course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
LIVE STREAMING
24 November 2022
Online, interactive access.
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Live-streamed course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
LIVE STREAMING
19 January 2023
Online, interactive access.
Watch again for 7 days.
Live-streamed course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
LIVE STREAMING
29 March 2023
Online, interactive access.
Watch again for 7 days.
Recording course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
RECORDING
Available anytime
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