ABOUT THIS COURSE
Leadership comes from vision and strategy is built around that. This revised and updated course will encourage you to look at the qualities that make leadership effective and strong and how you can work with others to develop your outstanding leadership and management of the subject. It will focus on leadership, curriculum, teaching and learning and attainment. It will also look at how the subject worth is shared with all stakeholders and how a contemporary curriculum model will support personal wellbeing, employability and which will engage all young people.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
- Explore the qualities and skills of an outstanding Head of Art & Design
- Find out more about excellent department evaluation: identify gaps and create strategies to fill the gaps
- Develop successful tracking systems to show progress in teaching, learning and attainment
- Effectively assess your current curriculum models
- Take away strategies, specific to Art & Design to lead and inspire outstanding teaching and learning
“Really really inspiring course, fast paced and realistic as the leader was a HoD too. Very impressive management knowledge in a time of extreme educational reform.” Saint Augustine’s Priory
|COURSE DATE||Monday 03 December 2018|
|WHO FOR?||Heads of Art & Design
Aspiring Heads of Art & Design
Teachers with responsibility for Art & Design
|IN-SCHOOL||You can also book this as an In-School Course|
10.00 – 11.15am: Leadership & Vision
- Considering the qualities and skills of an outstanding Head of Art
- Why vision comes before strategy
- Evaluating your department
- What do you do well? Where are the gaps?
- What is an outstanding art department in the eyes of inspection teams?
- Reflecting upon and developing ways of approaching the key challenges faced by Heads of Art
11.15 – 11.30am: Discussion: coffee break
11.30 – 12.30pm: Leading Outstanding Teaching and Learning
- Exploring ideas for modelling outstanding teaching and learning within the Art & Design classroom
- Encouraging innovation
- Using data effectively for monitoring and feedback
- Reflection and target-setting for effective progression
12.30 – 1.30pm: Lunch and informal discussion
1.30 – 2.15pm: Promoting the department
- Raising the profile of art and design across the school and with all stakeholders
- Managing the budget effectively
- Understanding the whole school context – working with SLT. The confidence to champion and compromise
2.15 – 3.00pm: Developing a successful environment for Art Craft and Design that supports outstanding learning, progress and attainment
- What makes a good working environment? Physical spaces and headspaces?
- Assessing your current curriculum models against the need to create a successful environment which supports teaching, and learning excellence
- Working with partners and outside agencies including galleries etc.
- Accessing a wide range of art craft design activities and opportunities
3.00 – 3.10pm: Discussion: afternoon tea
3.10 – 3.45pm: Creating a culture of creativity and challenge
- How you can build departmental habits to support progression
- How can you support tracking and assessment to promote student outcomes?
- How can you stretch and support all groups of learners?
- Find out how to support and develop others in creating an outstanding teaching and learning environment
Becky Mizon is a highly experienced and successful Head of faculty encompassing Art and D & T. She has steered her department from the starting point of ‘inadequate’ to ‘outstanding’ within four years. Since then, her department and teaching have consistently been judged as ‘outstanding.’ During this time, GCSE results have doubled; uptake has drastically improved and student engagement and passions for learning are strong.
Susan is an independent consultant, school governor, creative coach, adviser and artist, with a national and international profile as an advocate for the subject and for creative education and approaches to leadership. As honorary fellow of, and past President, of NSEAD, she is a member of the Council and the Professional Development Board. Susan is also a member of INSEA. Susan works in schools, colleges, local authorities and with major galleries, developing resources, and running teacher inset training courses and workshops. She also lectures in several major universities across the UK. She is an Associate of the Big Draw and co-facilitated the national TEA (Thinking, Expression and Action) professional development programme on drawing. Susan has facilitated Big Draw events locally, nationally and across the world. Susan also facilitates many networks, both face to face and via social media platforms. Her north east network group won Big Draw national awards in 2015 and 2016. Susan is at the cutting edge of curriculum development and thinking in the subject and is involved in many other initiatives to develop an exciting 21st century curriculum for Art, Craft and Design. Susan is passionate about the visual arts and is an enthusiastic and popular trainer and lecturer.
You can find out more about her at