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Women into Senior Leadership

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 Women into Senior Leadership

This programme consists:

  • 8 twilight sessions
  • Two 1-2-1 coaching sessions with Senior Management Coach and Consultant
  • Post programme Away Day

Who is this course for?

Female leaders who have the skills and experience to move into senior school leadership at Deputy Headteacher level, but are yet to take that step.


What are the objectives or outcomes?
  • Delegates are supported in reviewing and evaluating own strengths and areas for development.
  • To support delegates in next step promotions within senior leadership.
  • Broader understanding of different styles and effectiveness of approaches to leadership.
  • Delegates feel equipped for the next step career changes and developments.
  • Delegates’ views of leadership are informed by a range of contexts and experiences from outside their current context.
  • Delegates consider practical approaches to developing and consolidating skills for future career development.

Practical Information

All of the afternoon into twilight sessions will be structured as follows:-





Learning walk hosted by senior staff


Q and A with senior staff




3.30pm to 5.30pm

Facilitated session

  • Thursday 26th January, afternoon into twilight – Sandringham School
  • Wednesday 8th March, afternoon into twilight – St Albans Girls’ School
  • Wednesday 29th March, afternoon into twilight – Sir John Lawes School
  • Tuesday 25th April, afternoon into twilight – Vyners School
  • Wednesday 17th May, afternoon into twilight – Simon Balle School
  • Wednesday 7th June, afternoon into twilight – Sandringham School
  • Friday 28th June, afternoon into twilight - St Clement Danes School
  • Wednesday 12th July, twilight only – St Albans Girls’ School
  • Thursday 9th November, Away Day

This programme is facilitated by Alison Diana, Senior Management Coach and Consultant and Headteachers experienced in this field.

Alison Diana

Alison Diana, Senior Management Coach and Consultant

Alison is a Management and Executive Coach, qualified to Post Graduate level. Alison has undertaken a variety of coaching assignments, including coaching individuals in large organisations; the Head of Internal Audit of an Asset Management company and founders of small businesses.


£149.00 per delegate

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