(28) Preparing to Lead Academic Departments (Wolverhampton Grammar School, 27 March 2019)

Examine the role of Head of Department and the appointment process, in order to prepare aspiring HoDs for its challenges. The programme will focus on two main issues; the ‘principles’ of leadership and key leadership ‘processes’ at departmental level.


Those who aspire to take up academic middle leadership roles in independent schools.

Please note that the course content is designed for aspiring Heads of Academic Departments, and those who are already in post may wish to consider the Independent Schools’ Qualification in Academic Management (see www.hmcpd.org.uk for details).