Building and Leading a Collaborative
The second workshop in our collaborative leadership series focuses on Establishing, Maintaining and Checking in on the culture of your school or team. Culture is an important leadership focus because: “The only thing of real importance that leaders do is to create and manage culture. If you do not manage culture, it manages you, and you may not even be aware of the extent to which this is happening.” Edgar Schein Culture has a significant impact on our collective efficacy as educators.
Sarah Martin, Principal of Stonefields School will be facilitating this workshop and she will
draw on her experiences of building the school culture over 11 years since the school opened its doors. There has been a lot of learning! The workshop will address the following topics:
What is organisational Culture
Why is it an important leadership focus?
Creating the conditions for people to thrive
Growing conversational intelligence
Evaluating and Transforming culture
There will also be a number of experiential exercises designed to help participants apply their learnings and insights to their own leadership. In particular we will work on:
Tracey Ezard will be joining us on Zoom from Australia. Tracey is a keynote speaker, author and educator, who is dedicated to inspiring people to collaborate and thrive in the workplace, her passion is working with leaders and their teams to build a strong culture of trust, collaboration and learning.
Date: Friday, 3rd September