Understanding and Leading your Team

What is this course about?

This course provides you with access to the internationally recognised Insights Discovery tool which will enable you to learn about your leadership preferences.  Applied in conjunction with the latest approaches in transformational leadership, you will have the opportunity to relate the learning to your team and establish new strategies for leading and motivating people.  You will be able to apply your learning in any setting where you have to communicate with others including Governors, Inspectors, Senior Managers, Colleagues and Parents.

What does this course cover?

You will be introduced to the theory behind Insights Discovery, various models in transformational leadership & management and theories of learning & development.  These will enable you to determine how modeling great behaviours in the workplace, can help to change the culture of your team.

Who is it suitable for?

Ideal for managers and leaders – whether you are part of a senior leadership team, head of department/year or aspiring to any of these roles, this course will be excellent for your personal development.

What is the duration of the course?

The course is one full day from 9am for registration and refreshments for a 9.30am start through to 4pm.

How is it assessed?

It will not be formally assessed but you will be required to complete an on-line Evaluator Questionnaire before the course.  This will be used to provide you with an Insights Discovery Profile which is a 16 page report examining your leadership preferences.  The training will enable you to understand your profile, how your preferences impact those you lead and manage and provide information on your communication preferences.

How can I be confident of quality?

The training is delivered by a Licensed Practitioner in Insights Discovery – Elizabeth Gait, who also has a specialism in leadership and management.  Liz is a Master Practitioner in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) and Masters degree qualified in Business Administration and Human Resources.  She has delivered management/leadership programmes within the public, private and voluntary sectors and has a passion for enabling leaders and managers to improve their talents in communicating and leading people.

How much will this cost?

It will cost you £270+vat.  This includes an online discovery profile worth £80, Insights blocks resource worth £6, a course booklet, 2GB USB stick containing relevant files, course administration, planning, delivery, photocopying, certification, unlimited refreshments and a two-course luncheon.

SLUK Level 6 Award in Primary School Physical Education Subject Leadership

What is this qualification about?

The Level 6 Award in Primary School Physical Education Subject Leadership is a recognised qualification that aims to develop subject leader practice in primary schools in order to improve the sustainability of high quality physical education curriculum within primary schools.

 

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification builds on the learning of the Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism by engaging in how to lead sustainable development within primary school physical education.  This includes understanding the roles and responsibilities of a physical education subject lead, being able to determine the quality of provision, and being able to design, lead the implementation of, review and revise a targeted strategy to develop primary school physical education and its sustainability.

 

Who is it suitable for?

The course is suitable for anyone who has Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTC) accreditation.  You must also have successfully completed the Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism.

 

What is the duration of the course?

The guided learning hours are 18 and this equates to a 2 day tutored programme.  The course programme can be completed in a minimum of 12 weeks due to the nature and scope of the assessment tasks, but is usually scheduled over a school year. Inter-sessional tasks including background reading and applied vocational learning make up the total qualification learning time of approximately 38 hours.

 

How is it assessed?

Evidence of meeting each assessment criteria is required to pass the course and this will be demonstrated through your collation of a portfolio of assessment evidence including planning documentation, evaluations and reflection as well as evidence generated by tasks during your tutor contact time.  Your portfolio of evidence can also count towards performance management and achievement of the Teachers’ Standards.  Where evidence of improved outcomes for children are used, this can also form part of contributory case studies towards effective use of the PE and School Sport Premium Funding.

 

How can I be confident of quality?

The course will be delivered by a team of tutors.  Our tutors have all had comprehensive experience in delivering high quality teacher training in University environments.  Many are nationally and internationally recognised.  One of our tutors is Ofsted qualified and another was one of the qualification authors.

 

How much will this cost?

The Level 6 Award costs an additional £325+vat as PE Coordinators will access this following successful completion of the Level 5 Certificate.  This includes: course planning; delivery; photocopying; resources; a course portfolio/learner pack; assessment; internal verification; course administration; and certification.  We will also provide you with a free lunch each day.  The total for the Level 5/6 qualification is £1300+vat.