Improving Progress: Avoiding Coasting: Senior and Middle Leaders – Primary and Secondary With Judicium Education

  • No Forthcoming Dates
  • Leadership
  • Full
  • Primary
  • Leadership, Teaching & Learning

Audience: Senior and Middle Leaders – Primary and Secondary

Course Overview:

This course is designed to support school leaders who are striving to move their school forward.

Schools who are seeking to improve the progress of their learners, including those who may be at risk of being judged to be coasting in 2017, will receive practical support to ensure they are equipped with all the latest strategies and good practice needed to improve.

During the course you will develop an understanding of the most effective strategies to improve progress within your school by developing sophisticated strategies to track pupils at a time when the assessment framework is in a state of flux as well as intervene when they are falling behind.

You will also look at improvement planning and develop the skills necessary to ensure your plan is credible and will lead to improvement.

Outcomes and Content:

Develop a clear understanding of your school’s current achievement

Develop a clear understanding of strategies which will support you to improve achievement

Develop sophisticated systems to intervene and support students who are under-performing

Develop the necessary skills to confidently write a school improvement plan which will bring about positive change

Presenter Profile: Philippa Ollerhead

Philippa Ollerhead has many years experience in education, she has worked at senior leadership level since 1998. Philippa is an experienced Head of English and was Vice Principal of a large sixth form college, Headteacher of a pupil referral unit and Headteacher of a secondary free school. She has been actively involved with her Local Authority, working collaboratively on innovative projects for vulnerable students.

Philippa is a training partner for the National Association of Headteachers and delivers courses in Leadership and Management, Preparing for Ofsted, Improving Progress, Leading Safeguarding, Preparing to Join or Form a Multi-Academy Trust and Long Term Financial Viability.

As a highly experienced practitioner, she has particular expertise in teaching and learning, pre- and post- Ofsted support, coaching and mentoring, classroom observation, self-evaluation, leadership development, driving quality and assurance, governing body support, and senior leadership recruitment. Philippa is also experienced at leading and managing whole organisation pastoral care, human resources and academy finance. Philippa also works in collaboration with Lloyds Bank to deliver “Long Term Financial Viability” training to Academies and MATs.

She has been the lead manager on four section 5 inspections and is experienced in the rigours of Department of Education academy conversion and Free School quality monitoring.

PLP members: £125 per delegate

Non PLP members: £200 per delegate


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