Aspiring to Excellence: Leading a successful English department

Code:
9017

Aspiring to Excellence: Leading a successful English department

£269.00

London | Wednesday 15 June 2022

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ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course will consider what excellence in a English department looks like, and the role of the Head of English/Programme Manager in helping to achieve and maintain such excellence. It will examine strategies for successful recruitment of students, for optimizing teaching and learning, for managing teachers experienced and inexperienced, and for establishing and maintaining a position for English within a school. It will conclude with an overview of what the working year of a Head of English involves, and of the opportunities and challenges the job presents at various stages in its life cycle. It will offer constructive, pragmatic advice derived from experience, and will aim to incorporate lively discussion and question-and-answer sessions.

This course is designed for current Heads of English/ Programme Managers and for anyone interested in holding such a position or in contributing to the management of a English department.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:

  • Considered what makes a English department excellent, and the role of the Head of English in achieving excellence
  • Looked at a range of strategies for improving and maintaining recruitment of students
  • Looked at ways in which a Head of English can develop and improve teaching and learning within the department
  • Enhanced their ability to lead, support and nurture teachers in the department
  • Examined the yearly workload of a Head of English and the life cycle of the job
  • Reflected on strategies for dealing with the challenges and making the most of the opportunities presented by a Head of English position
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 
  • Current Heads of English departments
  • Aspiring Heads of English departments
  • Those wishing to take on a leadership role within an English department
  • Senior Leaders responsible for English
COURSE CODE 9017
DATE London | Wednesday 15 June 2022
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
INCLUDED
  • A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance

Additional information

Subject

English

Key Stage

GCSE

Course Leader

Owen Jermy

Job Title

Head of Department, Subject Teacher, G & T Coordinator, CPD Coordinator

Category

NQTs, Teaching & Learning