Using an Organisational Development Approach to School Improvement

Online

The organisational development approach is for advisers and school leaders who wish to support high and low performing organisations to be self-managing and self-sustaining. This training programme assumes the participant has expertise in supporting and advising schools, is a school improvement expert, and has a deep understanding of governance and leadership. We expect applicants to […]

EduKIT: No Fear of Flying: Attempts at Exceptional Practice in Autism Education

Microsoft Teams

Marie Neave was brought up and educated in Northern Ireland in a segregated system that continues to influence her passion for equality. Having trained as a teacher in London, Marie taught history in deprived areas of southeast London before accepting a position as Head of three PRUs. She subsequently became an advisor to all 18 […]

Coaching 3: Advanced Coaching for Advisers and Leaders

Online

Based on best international business practice, but rooted in education, the AoEA Coaching offer consists of five, half-day, sessions over the academic year, which are designed to take participants from an introductory stage to systemic organisational approaches either at school, LA, MAT, regional or national level. All sessions will be a mix of theory and […]

Working in Concert with the School’s Leadership Team

Online

This module will focus on how role of the advisor interacts with that of the Senior Leadership Team and is influenced by the context and drivers for that work. It will explore how advisers can analyse how SLT functions and consider implications for improvement journey.  It will further explore the significance of agreed and co […]

How to Review, Evaluate and Support Effective Governance

Online

This module will examine the need for an effective and accountable governance structure, how to review and evaluate the impact of governance within different school settings. The participant will gain an understanding of: how the governance structures in different settings hold school leaders to account. how governors can be supported to fulfil their role effectively. […]

EduKIT: Education Keeping In Touch Meeting

Microsoft Teams

Our presenter is Dame Kathy August for this EduKIT. The AoEA Keeping in Touch meeting is a way for members to listen to guest speakers, share knowledge, best practice and have a forum where you can discuss with your peers any areas of concern or support you require. Our members will automatically receive calendar invites […]

Coaching 4: ‘Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast’ (Peter Drucker)

Online

Based on best international business practice, but rooted in education, this half-day course is for those wishing to develop a coaching approach to their work. It is suitable for those with a leadership role in schools, advisory services, local authorities, Multi-Academy Trusts or with an HR function in a related industry. Building on the introductory […]

Adviser Efficacy

Online

As advisers we strive to support improvement in a range of contexts with each individual institution offering us a unique challenge. How can we then, as advisers, judge our own contribution? During this session you will have opportunity to reflect on this critical question and spend time working with the AoEA efficacy model and how […]

EduKIT: Report Writing With A Difference

Microsoft Teams

For this EduKIT we will welcome Dr Susan Mandala, Associate Professor (Research) in Pragmatic Stylistics at the University of Sunderland. She will talk about report writing... with a difference. More details to follow! The AoEA Keeping in Touch meeting is a way for members to listen to guest speakers, share knowledge, best practice and have […]

Coaching 5: Introducing a Coaching System

Online

This final session will look at learning to date; best practice locally and nationally; your responses to specified learning, reading and practice; and seek to simplify the task of introducing a coaching and change management system. Who is delivering the course? Tony Markowski and Éamonn Whelan will be leading the programme. Both enjoyed successful careers […]

EduKIT: Education Keeping In Touch Meeting

Microsoft Teams

Our speaker for this EduKIT is Tony Birch and the topic is yet to be confirmed. Keep an eye on our social media for announcements! The AoEA Keeping in Touch meeting is a way for members to listen to guest speakers, share knowledge, best practice and have a forum where you can discuss with your […]

Compassionate Curriculum for Thriving Communities

Online

Suitable for primary curriculum leaders, principals or consultants. If you are a primary subject leader, a curriculum phase leader or a senior leader responsible for overall school curriculum design and implementation, this workshop is for you! Why consider this course? An opportunity to: • Develop some key questions in order to be able to explore […]