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Courageous Conversations: Successful Communication for School Leadership

This inspiring course tackles the sensitive issue of challenging conversations head-on. We provide you with practical steps to engaging 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
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Duration
1 day
Price
£299 + VAT
Time
9:15 - 15.30

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.

Audience

  • Subject and Middle Leaders
  • Senior Leaders
  • Headteachers

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?

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

Further information

COVID-19 update:

Please note all of our CPD courses are going ahead. Where possible, these will take place at the venue(s) below. However, we may deliver the training via live webinar instead, giving  teachers and leaders the ability to interact with the trainer and course without the need to attend the venue.  Even better, if we live-stream your course, a recording of the course will be available for you to view for one month after the course date, meaning you can enjoy the course anywhere, any time, even if your plans change at short notice. 

Venue:

At TT Education we aim to provide you with the outstanding training experience you deserve, from the fantastic resources you receive to the beautiful venues we hold our training in. For this reason we choose only the best venues, with lunch and refreshments included.

This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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