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Leadership Excellence in Education: Empowering Educators for Success

Duration:
5-Day Course
Language:
English
Course Overview

“Leadership Excellence in Education” is a dynamic 5-day course designed to equip educators with the essential leadership skills needed to navigate the complexities of the educational landscape successfully. This program goes beyond theoretical concepts, providing practical strategies and tools to inspire and lead positive change within educational institutions. Through a combination of interactive sessions, case studies, and collaborative exercises, participants will embark on a journey of self-discovery and skill development to become effective educational leaders.

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Course Objectives
  • Develop a foundational understanding of leadership principles and styles in the educational context.
  • Enhance communication skills and learn to navigate challenging conversations.
  • Develop the ability to create and implement strategic plans aligned with the educational institution’s vision.
  • Acquire effective decision-making techniques and problem-solving strategies.
  • Learn to lead and manage change initiatives within educational institutions.
  • Foster a collaborative culture and strengthen teamwork among educators.
  • Understand the importance of continuous professional development and mentorship in leadership.

Schedule

Day 1: 

  • Introduction to Educational Leadership.
  • Defining leadership in the context of education.
  • Understanding the role and impact of educational leaders.
  • Leadership Styles and Traits.
  • Exploring various leadership styles and traits.
  • Identifying and developing personal leadership qualities.

Day 2: 

  • Communication Strategies for Leaders.
  • Developing effective communication skills.
  • Navigating challenging conversations in an educational setting.
  • Team Building and Collaboration.
  • Understanding the importance of teamwork in educational leadership.
  • Implementing strategies for building a collaborative culture.

Day 3: 

  • Visionary Leadership in Education.
  • Creating and communicating a compelling vision.
  • Aligning the vision with the school’s mission and values.
  • Strategic Planning for Educational Leaders.
  • Developing and implementing strategic plans for educational improvement.
  • Balancing short-term goals with long-term vision.

Day 4:

  • Effective Decision-Making in Education.
  • Analyzing decision-making processes in educational leadership.
  • Implementing strategies for informed and timely decisions.
  • Problem-Solving Techniques for Leaders.
  • Approaches to problem-solving in educational leadership.
  • Case studies and practical problem-solving exercises.

 Day 5: 

  • Effective Decision-Making in Education.
  • Analyzing decision-making processes in educational leadership.
  • Implementing strategies for informed and timely decisions.
  • Problem-Solving Techniques for Leaders.
  • Approaches to problem-solving in educational leadership.
  • Case studies and practical problem-solving exercises.
  • Course evaluation and Feedback.
Next Dates
LocationStarting DateStatusEnrol
Braga1 April, 2024Pre-Confirmed
Barcelos24 June, 2024Contact Us
Porto2 September, 2024Confirmed

Price

All expenses can be covered through a Knowledge Acquisition (KA) subsidy within the Erasmus+ initiative. This is a 5-day training course in which Mobility Friends imposes a fee of 450 euros per attendee, in courses located in the cities of the continent. For the Madeira and Azores, the price will be 480 euros. The price includes the training course, a coffee break, and a cultural visit to the city where the course is held.

Important Info

Certificate

A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who attend minimum of 80% of the course.


Schedule

The time of classes, whether in the morning or afternoon is determined by the provider. The schedule may vary considerably based on participants’ preferences and the trainer’s discretion regarding any modifications.


Cultural activities

The participants will have the opportunity to visit the most emblematic cities of Portugal (Porto, Braga, Guimarães, Aveiro, Viana do Castelo, and others). The cultural activity program may differ according to the participant’s choice. One cultural visit to the city, where the course is located, is included in the price.


Equipment

For certain courses, it may be necessary for you to bring your own laptop. Our team will inform you in case of need.

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