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9.00am - 4:15pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Saxons Training Facilities Level 6, 500 Collins Street, Melbourne

$399.91 + GST

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Innovative & Essential Strategies for ALL Leaders

Focus of this Seminar

  • Understand the characteristics to develop Trust and Empathy
  • Become a more proficient Team Player. Know the difference between Coaching and Mentoring
  • Develop the skills to become Agents of Change
  • Lead innovation in schools
  • Examine and highlight the Qualities of Strategic Leaders

Program Outline

  • 8.30am – Registration
  • 9.00am – 9.10am – Welcome & House-Keeping Details
  • 9.10am – 10.20am  – Trust: The Crucial Factor for team Success
  • 10.20am – 10.40am – Morning Tea
  • 10.40am – 12.00pm – Preparing for Change Leading innovation in schools
  • 12.00pm – 1.20pm – Strategic Leadership
  • 1.20pm – 2.00pm – Lunch
  • 2.00pm – 3.00pm – The Difference between Coaching and Mentoring In Teams
  • 3.00pm – 4.15pm – PROCEED UNTIL APPREHENDED! Leading the unconscientious objectors
  • 4.15pm – Conference Close

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No application for this program will be accepted after all vacancies have been filled. Unsuccessful applicants will have any monies paid refunded in full. Cancellations prior to the Thursday 13th February, 2020 will incur a 25% service charge per applicant. This program will be payable in full for cancellations made on or after the 13/02/2020 or for failure to attend the program.
All cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to us.
In the event of insufficient applications this program will not proceed and registration monies paid will be fully refunded. Critical Agendas will not be accepting liability for the payment of any other associated costs.
Critical Agendas reserves the right to vary the advertised program prior to commencement
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Jane Warren

Jane Warren has been a Primary School Principal for nearly 20 years. Jane started her career as a teacher in special education settings and then taught in primary schools before becoming a principal. Jane has implemented whole school curriculum change in two schools to improve the learning outcomes, wellbeing and engagement of students. One of Jane’s greatest interests is in developing the leadership capacity of others, including building mid-level leadership to develop sustainable leadership profiles within schools. Mentoring and coaching in leadership is also a strength as Jane understands the complexity of educational leadership and is experienced in supporting other school leaders. Jane has been a finalist in or won Education Excellence and Leadership Awards at a state and national level and mentored many educators in Victoria and beyond!

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Greg Mitchell

Greg Mitchell is an established and highly sought after consultant who works with teachers, parents and administrators where it counts… in schools and in classrooms. He regularly teaches in classrooms in primary and secondary schools all over Australia demonstrating the changes that really work. Greg is an exceptional presenter with the ability to connect with educators, to challenge them and provide many practical strategies that work! Great knowledge, practical, dynamic and very entertaining!

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Sally Learey

Sally Learey is a renowned keynote speaker, author and education consultant. As well as teaching, she holds qualifications in training, positive psychology, coaching and counselling. Sally has worked in both training and primary and secondary teaching sectors across a variety of educational settings. Sally is also an author of 7 books ranging from children’s books to adult non-fiction. She is passionate about supporting the wellbeing of teachers and leaders in education. Sally empowers teachers to create classrooms and learning environments that are inclusive for all students. As a mother of a son with special needs which includes ASD, she has a wealth of personal and professional expertise in this area.

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