Leadership Training for School Owners and Governing Bodies of International schools

 07/12/2022 And 14/12/2022  Online    £470.40- £816.00

Course Outline

Whether you are a business proprietor or part of the governing body, you play a vital part in ensuring better outcomes for your students. As this role can be complex in an international setting, to be effective you need a good knowledge of the education sector, specifically in the areas of school performance, safer recruitment and school funding. This short course provides an introduction to your responsibilities in this role as well as the knowledge needed to support the senior leadership teams in your school(s) in becoming more effective.

Learning Outcomes

  • Provides an overview of the role and core functions and responsibilities of a governing board.
  • Introduces educational research and best practice examples for being strategic and supporting headteachers in your schools.
  • Builds understanding of your role in evaluating school performance, your school SIP and school funding. Practical self-evaluation tools and suggestions will be provided for you to take away and try.

About Sharon Hennam-Dale

Leadership & School Improvement Consultant

Sharon is a highly experienced and enthusiastic practitioner possessing excellent skills and understanding of a range of teaching, learning and leadership strategies, pedagogy, and research. She has spent over twenty-four years in education, including thirteen in senior leadership, starting her career as a teacher and progressing to Headship. She has worked in a wide range of schools in different contexts and with colleagues from different stages and phases of education. She is passionate about the professional development of colleagues to build school capacity and sustainable leadership, leading to improved outcomes for learners. Sharon is highly committed to the value of collaboration in enhancing organisational effectiveness and has been a school governor for six years. Since leaving Headship, Sharon works as an educational consultant, leadership facilitator and coach. She has extensive experience in authoring training, designing national training programmes for middle, senior and executive leaders. She is a highly skilled facilitator in the delivery of quality learning experiences for a wide range of staff in leadership and professional skills development. Sharon has a secure grasp of current educational contexts and issues. She has significant experience working in quality assurance and in evaluating the effectiveness and impact of improvement and the principles for judging the quality of standards of schools. She is also a national moderator and accredited assessor for the National Professional Qualifications for Leadership in the UK. As an International Trainer, she has led training for teachers and senior leaders in Africa, Malaysia, Oman, the United States and Pakistan.
Standard (up to 5 participants) – £470.40
 Premium (up to 10 participants) – £816.00
Part 1:
Wednesday 7 December 2022
Part 2:
Wednesday 14 December 2022


School Proprietors, Governors, Trustees and Clerks