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Leading a Successful English Department

Maximise student achievement by running a successful English Department

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Suitable for: Subject leaders and aspiring subject leaders of English looking for new ideas for leading and managing a successful English department that will drive outstanding levels of learning.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 7599WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
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As the Head of Department of English or Curriculum Leader, discover how to cultivate a climate for effective learning. This course will enable you to plan and lead learning to an outstanding level. It will also help you to develop professionally and succeed as a Head of Department or Curriculum Leader by encouraging you to share good practice with likeminded individuals. Master techniques to foster a good working relationship with colleagues and manage a supportive team.

  • Understand what it means for leadership and management in English to be successful according to Ofsted
  • Learn how to truly lead the learning in English creating an environment and curriculum that supports outstanding learning and progress
  • Develop pupil-centred strategies to ensure you can engage your learners to maximise student achievement
  • Motivate and manage your colleagues effectively, developing them into a strong teaching team


You and your department
  • Understanding your role
  • Departmental self-evaluation
  • Vision
The Route to improvement
  • Goal setting
  • Action planning
  • Managing change
Leading Teaching and Learning
  • Monitoring: lesson observations
  • Monitoring: work scrutiny
  • Modelling
Motivating and managing teams
  • Supporting professional development
  • Managing challenging staff
  • Effective communications and meetings

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