Becoming a highly effective English subject leader

Course Tutors
Martin Galway, Michael Gray, Theresa Clements
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Target Audience
Middle Leaders
target audience
Course Types
Webinar, Extended CPD
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
English / Leadership
Event Description
This training is aimed at English subject leaders who are either new to the role or looking to enhance their contribution to improving English across the school. Throughout the course, delegates will gain an in-depth understanding of the expectations of core subject leadership.
Delegates will develop their capacity to evaluate teaching and learning across a range of evidence to drive improvement throughout the school.

The key elements of English subject leadership will be explored through a spotlight on each of the different aims of the English curriculum: effective spoken language, fluent reading for meaning, writing for a range of purposes and vocabulary development. This will enable subject leaders to deepen subject-specific knowledge and understanding.

The programme comprises live webinars and pre-recorded modules. Live webinar dates are:

Thursday 7th October, 1.30 - 3.30 pm
Thursday 4th November, 4.00 - 5.00 pm
Thursday 20th January, 4.00 - 5.00 pm
Thursday 17th March, 4.00 - 5.00 pm
Thursday 19th May, 1.30 - 3.30 pm

Training objectives

  • fully understand how to make a deep and lasting impact upon pupil’s outcomes throughout the school improvement

Learning outcomes
The aims of the course are to:

  • examine the role of the subject leader to support delegates in proactively driving progress and improvements in English

  • embed systems that will allow subject leaders to manage the challenges and create opportunities to drive standards forward

  • help delegates to consolidate their learning through a variety of school-based gap tasks

  • deepen understanding of subject-specific content and explore strategies for promoting the aims of the English curriculum across the school

  • create a valuable evidence base for school self-evaluation

Additional Information
The cost of this training is £609 (+VAT) per delegate.
Closing Date
Wednesday 6 October 2021
Session Session date Session time Session venue
1 07 October 2021 13:30 - 15:30 Webinar
2 04 November 2021 16:00 - 17:00 Webinar
3 20 January 2022 16:00 - 17:00 Webinar
4 17 March 2022 16:00 - 17:00 Webinar
5 19 May 2022 13:30 - 15:30 Webinar
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