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Secondary Year Leaders: Meeting the New Challenges 2021- 22

Year leaders are central in the drive towards outstanding teaching, learning and progress in schools. Throughout 2021 and 2022 there will be a range of challenges, some not yet known, that year leaders will be facing both in terms of learners’ wellbeing and their cognitive development. This course will explore the most recent developments, share best practice and advice, and help you develop the essential skills of a year leader to support all learners and the challenges they may face.

  • Latest updates and evidence
  • Getting the balance right between support and rigour
  • Help everybody in the school understand the role
  • Essential knowledge around wellbeing in mental health
1 day
£299 + VAT
9:15 - 15:30
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About this course

Throughout the session, there will be opportunities to ask questions, to make sure that you leave with practical ideas that relate to your specific situation. There will also be plenty of opportunities to look at case studies and how others approach their role that will provide new practical approaches that you may not yet have considered. We will also be looking at key issues around mental health and wellbeing.

  • Explore a range of practical strategies to support year leaders in developing the skills they need for their role in the changing contexts of the world of education 
  • Establish an effective balance between academic rigour and wellbeing 
  • Consider effective leadership styles to work both horizontally and vertically with a range of stakeholders 
  • Become proficient in the use of data to support outstanding learning and progress 
  • Discover key strategies to support emotional and behavioural needs through coaching and mentoring 
  • Identify potential mental health problems, some essential strategies and where to get help and support 
  • Understand the challenges of specific year groups

COVID-19 update

As a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic we are now live-streaming all of our courses.

For the most up to date information regarding the pandemic, please take a look at our 'COVID-19 Update' page.

Live stream and recorded courses

Live-streamed course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
21 October 2021
Online, interactive access.
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Courses at venues

07 December 2021
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
21 January 2022
Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
22 February 2022
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
04 March 2022
Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
29 March 2022
Durham Marriott Hotel, Old Elvet, DURHAM, DH1 3JN