School of Education

Masterclass Series: Successful School Leadership

Jubilee Campus
Thursday 9th November 2017 (17:00-19:00)
Bookings can be made through our online store, you will need a credit/debit card 

Part of the School of Education's Continuing Professional Development programme

Session Leaders: Professor Pat Thomson; Professor Christopher Day; Professor Qing Gu; Associate Professor Andy Townsend; Associate Professor Kay Fuller

This series of five masterclasses is aimed at school leaders who want to build their practice by engaging with some of the top names in educational leadership research and practice from the University of Nottingham.

The twilight series can be purchased by a school and sessions shared amongst the leadership to encourage school wide development.


The five sessions run on 9, 15, 22, 30 November and 14 December 2017 from 5-7pm


£150 introductory offer for series of five masterclasses

What you will learn

Each masterclass has been developed by a senior academic from the Centre for Research in Education Leadership and Management in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham based on their current research and years of experience.

There will be an opportunity for you to hear about new research and to consider its application to your practice and to the development of your school.

Core content

Each session will be unique and based on substantial research. The sessions titles are as follows:

  • 9 November: Leadership and diversity: How do school leaders see diversity?
  • 15 November: Improving Schools Through Action Research
  • 22 November: The Impact of Leadership on Student Outcomes: How Successful School Leaders Use Transformational and Instructional Strategies to Make a Difference
  • 30 November: What Successful Leadership Means: Evidence from the Field
  • 14 December: Leading School Change - Bringing Quality and Inclusion Together

Key outcomes

  1. Participation in a unique series of masterclasses that will challenge your thinking
  2. Opportunities to discuss what leadership means to you and for your school
  3. Evidence from research that can be used to support developments and innovations at your school

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