How Effectively Do You Lead Your Subject?

This course will enable participants to explore key aspects of the role of subject leadership as well as looking at key skills required to be effective in the role. A wider understanding of how inspectors will evaluate leadership and what subject surveys involve. Participants will also consider how to ensure their monitoring and evaluation activities are effective and leading to improvement. This course is appropriate for Heads, senior leaders, middle leaders, department leaders and phase leaders.

Aims:
 Understand the importance of subject leadership with the revised framework
 Explore the role of subject leadership
 Understand the role of subject leadership in developing pupil achievement, teaching, curriculum and assessment
 Use the National Standards for Subject leaders to audit current skills set and identify future targets
 Develop an understanding of evaluating performance data
 Reflect on key skills when evaluating quality of teaching thorough observation
 Understand the link between effective monitoring and evaluation