EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATION LEADERS

NEW ZEALAND BENCHMARKING STUDY TOUR

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

As a program participant, you will engage with highly-regarded international education leaders to explore the latest research and examine best practice examples of highly-effective implementation to develop your leadership of school and system improvement
You will:

  • develop a deeper understanding of your own instructional leadership
  • build your knowledge of the power of well-organised school networks to build collective efficacy and drive school and system improvement
  • learn how to implement and engage your senior leaders in cycles of rigorous and effective peer school reviews,
  • understand the role of change agent in education systems and build your capability to lead others through ever-increasing complex change
  • have your leadership achievements recognised with Deakin.Co Professional Practice Credentials (see over for more information)

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Nine-month program with a blended learning approach, including face-to-face workshops, online learning and one-to-one coaching sessions
  • Five-day international benchmarking study tour to New Zealand where you will visit schools, interact with thought leaders and gain insight and inspiration to translate policy to practice
  • Key topics of the study tour:
    • Emeritus Professor Viviane Robinson – Join distinguished Professor Emeritus Viviane Robinson, an international expert in school leadership and school improvement, (Participants will receive a copy of Viviane’s latest book)
  • Thought leaders include:
    • Maggie Farrar – Establishing peer reviews and school networks for continuing system improvement
    • Steve Munby – Embracing imperfect leadership to empower others through deep self-awareness

DEAKIN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE CREDENTIALS

Credentials provide an independent, globally portable way to communicate your current capabilities and ongoing professional development potential. The credentialling process will:

  • Formalise the experience you have gained through your work
  • Help future proof your career by verifying your expertise
  • Help you become a better leader as you reflect on your capability.

To earn the Adaptive mindsets Expert credential, you will need to demonstrate that you:

  • Build the structures, processes and systems required to foster strategic agility and transformational capacity
  • Promote and influence behaviours and mindsets that enhance change responsiveness
  • Sponsor and encourage the exchanging of ideas and research within and beyond your organisation
  • Monitor the external environment to ensure your organisation can respond to future opportunities.

To earn the Driving strategic results Expert credential, you will need to demonstrate that you:

  • Hold a global perspective and monitor global trends to shape and adjust your organisation’s strategy to leverage new opportunities
  • Shape and communicate your organisation’s plans to stakeholders
  • Lead strategy execution to deliver agreed outcomes
  • Work with others to optimise strategic outcomes

About DeakinCo.

Part of Deakin University, DeakinCo. has a 30-year history of working with industry, government and individuals to develop workplace capability solutions to drive workplace performance, future employability and business growth.

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PHASE 1 - Pre-work activities

From: 4 October 2021
To: 7 November 2021
Location: Online

Features of this initial phase will include:
– Reviewing a series of professional readings prior to each workshop
– 360 LEAP Ed Exec Survey

PHASE 2 - Two-day workshop

From: 8 November 2021 8:15am
To: 9 November 2021 4:00pm
Location: ACU Leadership Centre, Level 3, 229 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, QLD

Participants will engage in a two day-workshop with presentations from Thought Leaders and a QELi facilitator.

Thought leader presentations:
Maggie Farrar – Establishing peer reviews and school networks for continuing system improvement
Steve Munby – Embracing imperfect leadership to empower others through deep self-awareness

PHASE 3 - New Zealand Benchmarking Study Tour

From: 27 March 2022
To: 1 April 2022
Location: New Zealand

– Focus on innovative schooling approaches and practices
– Five-day international benchmarking study tour of New Zealand
– Itinerary includes visits to schools and discussions with sector/system leaders, thought leaders, local principals and teachers

PHASE 3 - 360 Debrief, Project Coaching & Online Learning

From: 10 November 2021
To: 1 June 2022
Location: Online

During this phase participants will:
– engage in a 360 Report 1 hour virtual debrief session (Nov 2021)
– engage in a 1hr virtual project coaching session (Fe 2022)
– complete online pulse checks and learning challenges (monthly)
– continue work on their project and position paper

PHASE 4 - Two-day workshop

From: 2 June 2022 8:15am
To: 3 June 2022 4:00pm
Location: ACU Leadership Centre, Level 3, 229 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, QLD

This two-day workshop will engage participants in reflections on their leadership, and unpack key insights from the study tour.

PHASE 5 - Deakin Professional Practice Credentialing

From: 4 June 2021
To: Varies
Location: Online

Participants will engage in and complete the Deakin Credentialling.

PHASE 6 - One-Day Workshop

From: 5 August 2022 8:15am
To: 5 August 2022 4:00pm
Location: ACU Leadership Centre, Level 3, 229 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, QLD

During this phase participants will present their position papers/project and engage in a celebration of learning.

PHASE 7 - Certificate of completion

From: 6 August 2022
To: 5 September 2022
Location: Online

During this phase participants will submit their final Position Paper, receive feedback and be awarded their certificate of completion.

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AUD $9,950.00 +GST
= AUD $10,945.00
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