The ODST Leadership and Management programme is intended to support new and aspiring school leaders with some of the tools, skills and knowledge they need to meet the challenges of 'outside the classroom' leadership.
Who should attend?
Cost: Fee for the whole programme: £150 for ODST schools; £180 for external schools.
Ad-hoc sessions for experienced headteachers or school business managers: £25 (£30 for non-ODST schools).
Venue: Church House Oxford, Langford Locks, Kidlington, OX5 1GF (Virtual from Autumn 2020)
Booking: Please contact Jennifer Payne in the first instance. SmVubmlmZXIgISBwYXluZSB8IG94Zm9yZCAhIGFuZ2xpY2FuICEgb3Jn 01865 208737Dates, session and trainer details:
All sessions take place from 4-6pm.
24 Oct 2019 Leadership styles and skills
An overview of the different styles of leadership and how leaders can best utilise their skills.
Sharon Mullins, Principal Schools Adviser.
27 Nov 2019 Health and safety
Overview of the principal H&S legislation as it applies to the school environment, giving attendees increased awareness of the range and breadth of legal responsibilities that applies to school leaders.
Mike Bingham, Operations manager
15 Jan 2020 Difficult conversations
This session will seek to provide some practical suggestions as to how difficult conversations can be faced in schools and give delegates an opportunity to work through an example together.
Mark Jones, HR manager
2 Mar 2020 Financial management
This training session will cover the key areas with regards to financial management in your school. It will include:
- budget preparation and monitoring
- key staff that should be involved in the process
- reporting to SLT and Governors.
Madhu Richards, Chief Finance Officer
RESCHEDULED TO 9 NOV 2020 Managing change
Change is an ever-present in our schools and yet can be a force for both positive and negative. During this session we’ll review some of the theory behind change and techniques for engaging others to support you on the path to success.
Mark Jones, HR Manager
RESCHEDULED TO 11 JAN 2021 Managing premises and contracts
Overview of the legal basis for servicing and maintenance schedules and the legal importance of managing contractors on school premises.
Attendees will gain an increased awareness of the significance of servicing and maintenance schedules, and the risks of not managing/monitoring contractors appropriately.
Mike Bingham, Operations Manager
RESCHEDULED TO 25 FEB 2021 Investigations and disciplinary
Problems can arise in any workplace and making sure they are dealt with fairly and consistently may require an investigation which in turn may lead to disciplinary action.
During this session we’ll consider the role of the investigator, what an effective investigation should cover and how it supports disciplinary action.
Mark Jones / Christine Gibbins, HR Team
RESCHEDULED TO 22 MAR 2021 GDPR and data protection
Overview of the legal responsibilities imposed on schools by GDPR, ensuring attendees understand the implications around using and managing personal data within the school environment.
Mike Bingham, Operations manager
Tickets for ODST Leadership and Management Programme 2019-20 can be booked here.
|Ticket Information||Ticket Price|
|ODST schools - full 8-part programme (£150 by internal recharge)||Free|
|Non-ODST schools - full 8-part programme||GBP 180|
|ODST schools - one session only (£25 by internal recharge. Please select relevant date)||Free|
|Non-ODST schools - one session only (£30). Please select relevant date||GBP 30|
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