(5) Preparing to Lead Academic Departments, (City of London School, 10 October 2018)

This course is for: Aspiring Heads of Academic Departments or recently appointed Heads of Academic Departments.
Course objectives: by the end of the course delegates will:
* Understand the characteristics of excellent academic leadership
* Gain clarity on what is expected of a middle leader in an academic role
* Learn about the application, interview and recruitment process
* Understand how to make an effective transition to an academic middle leadership role
* Develop insight into scenarios

Description

Aspiring Heads of Academic Departments or recently appointed Heads of Academic Departments.

09:45 - 10:10

Arrival, registration and coffee

10:10 – 10:15

Welcome and introduction

Andrew McBroom, Assistant head Co-curricular & Staff Development, City of London School

 

Julia Burns, former Head and educational consultant

10:15 – 11:15

Session 1: What does the best academic leadership look like?

Julia Burns, former Head and educational consultant

11.15 – 11.30

Coffee

11:30 – 12:30

Session 2: Scenarios

Julia Burns, former Head and educational consultant

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

 

 

13:30 – 14:30

Session 3: Making the transition to the role of Head of Department

Andrew McBroom, Assistant head Co-curricular & Staff Development
Paul Eteson - Head of French
Richard Riggs – Head of English

 

All City of London School

 

14:30 – 15:30

Session 4: What is expected of a Head of Department

Alan Bird – Head, City of London School

15:30 – 15:45

Closing remarks and depart

Andrew McBroom, Assistant head Co-curricular & Staff Development, City of London School

 

Julia Burns, former Head and educational consultant