L & D News

30Jan 2018

 4 FULL DAYS – 9.30am – 4pm – dates tbc Venue: Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy Osprey Quay Portland DT5 1SA   This is an interactive opportunity for outward-facing, reflective 21st Century practitioners. This training is suitable for teachers working across Primary and Secondary, mainstream and special schools. The course attracts DfE funding reimbursement […]

14Apr 2016

A programme of group and individual learning with David Higham, who is an accredited coach, former Principal of Budmouth College, NPQH lead and currently works as a national trainer in developing whole school coaching cultures. Suitable for school leaders.  Learn to:    Coach to support your leadership skills,  develop an effective coaching model , understand different approaches to […]

08Oct 2015

FOLLOW THE LEADER ‘School Leaders learning about leadership in other workplaces’ The ‘Follow the Leader’ programme was launched in February 2015 after approval by the Teaching School Council. Its aim was to inspire potential special school head teachers and leaders of the future by offering candidates an individualised programme which included coaching from an experienced […]

29Apr 2014

The Leadership Development committee continue to encourage coaches and coachees to meet following the Leadership Development Day last summer.  We have had good feedback from coaching pairs who have continued to meet and who have highlighted how useful developing a coaching conversation with a colleague is to your own professional development. This year we have […]

27Jun 2013

Latest news from the Leadership and Development Committee Welcome to the TADSS Leadership and Development Committee. Like other TADSS committees, we are drawn from across the five Dorset special schools and we are all at varying stages of our careers. We represent leaders across the whole school setting, not just those at the top of […]