Courageous Conversations: Successful Communication for School Leadership

This 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

About this INSET

Whether you’re a team of experienced leaders or have several member of staff who are new to their roles, this practical, informative INSET training 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 and your leadership team 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 INSET 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.

The objectives of this course include:

  • 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 training?

“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

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this INSET day, please do not hesitate to contact us. Please fill in the form below to send us a message. Alternatively, feel free to get in touch with us by email: info@tteducation.co.uk

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