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Leadership and Management

Introduction to Leadership and Management

Target Audience: ELC, Out of School Care, Childminders

This is a face to face session to explore leadership and management. The course is a basic introduction to leadership and management designed to give aspiring managers tools and guidance in order to develop their management role.

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Date, Time and Venue:

3 September 2024 - 6.30pm - 8.30pm - North Inch Community Campus

7 November 2024 - 6.30pm - 8.30pm - North Inch Community Campus

 

Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council 

 

Aims: This is a face to face session to explore the basic foundations to leadership and management.  This Leadership and Management course will help you to develop the skills that are essential for all leaders and managers. The course looks at the different qualities you may adopt and techniques for motivating and coaching your team and how to maximise your use of time. 

Outcomes: By the end of the session participants should have a better understanding of the key characteristics of leaders and mangers and will be able to spot these differences within their own setting and be able to compliment the roles.

 

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Senior Practitioner Development Programme

Target Audience: ELC and Out of School Care.  Any practitioner wishing to develop leadership skills.  ECP or SECP or equivalent.

This session is for Practitioners who wish to develop their leadership skills to take on future senior roles across Perth and Kinross.

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Date, Time and Venue: 

Session 1 - 19 September 2024, Session 2 - 7 November 2024, Session 3 - 10 December 2024, Session 4 - 4 February 2025, Session 5 - 13 March 2025, Session 6 - 22 May 2025 - 3.30pm - 5.15pm - venue TBC

The training consists of 6 sessions and attendance is required at every session to complete the Programme.

 

Presenter: Linda Reid, Pauline Linn and Sally McDougall - Perth and Kinross Council 

 

Aims and Outcomes:  Develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Senior Practitioner.  Engage in professional reading and dialogue to develop understanding of pedagogical leadership.  Develop an understanding of quality improvement and the cycle of self-evaluation.

  • Increased knowledge of roles and responsibilities of a Senior Practitioner.  Increased knowledge of how to be an effective pedagogical leader of high quality Early Learning and Childcare (ELC).  Increased confidence in professional judgement and decision making.

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