Leading Learning Suzhou Singapore International SchoolOctober 19-20, 2019
Being an effective leader in schools nowadays means being able to lead teams to improve learning. Around the world, compliance and management approaches to doing this work have repeated failed to yield the quality results our communities want for their children. A large body of research and practice emphasises building the capacity of teams to know their ‘why’, ‘what’ and ‘how’ and to lead by influence. This workshop by Director of Teaching and Learning at UWCSEA Stuart MacAlpine is designed to help you develop the thinking and capacity to do this work.
- You will be more prepared and confident to lead learning
- Develop ways of thinking about learning to build adaptability and flexibility
- Know and understand how to apply different influential leadership strategies
- Develop further a project you are currently undertaking
- Build your networks and relationships to other learning leaders
- Become aware of important research on learning that will support your leadership
Stuart MacAlpine is the Director of Teaching and Learning at UWCSEA East Campus in Singapore. He is the founding director for Education for Sky School a blended High School for refugees who want to change the world. He works with a number of bodies on Educational Projects including the UNDP Migrant Nations project and the OECD 2030 Project. He is the founder of Hesscairn Ltd, a company which seeks to support educators who want to make a difference through Professional Learning. He is an agency trainer for cognitive coaching.
- What project are you bringing to improve learning?
- What does better look, feel and sound like?
- Models of Learning
- Coaching on your project and learning
- Types of change
- Developmental sequences
- Management and Leadership
- Dance floor and balcony
- Leadership as Influence
- Nested levels of learning and influence
- Influencing Identity
- Influencing beliefs and values
- Influencing ways of thinking
- Radical listening
- Project planning together
Before the workshop you will be asked to write a description of your perfect school, and to identify a leadership project you have around improving learning.
All recommendations are conveniently located near shops, restaurants and either a Metro Stop or walking distance from the host school.
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Notes with hotel reservation:
You need to make your own hotel reservation (or for your colleagues who are going to attend the workshop).
Transportation will be provided to Holiday Inn Express only during the workshop days. You need to arrange your own transportation from the other hotels.
You and/or your colleague who registered the workshop will receive a notification email approximately a week before the conference with workshop information and direction to the host school.