Strategic planning for online learning
In 2019 a team led by Professor Jacqueline Baxter , of the Department of Public Leadership and social enterprise , The Open University Business school was awarded over 300k by UKRI to investigate the extent to which, schools were developing their whole school digital strategies, before during and in the post lockdown period. The research findings are summarised in the paper : https://bera-journals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/berj.3845 and information on the project can be found here : https://www.open.ac.uk/projects/leading-online-learning/. Part of the funding founded the development of a free course for school leaders and trustees: Developing your digital strategy. This course is badged and available at this link. It is a very practical course which leads you through the process of creating a whole school digital strategy. The course can be used by school leaders and CEOs as well as trustees/governors. It contains downloadable/printable documents that can be used at staff/governor meetings in order to gain input from stakeholders, and already has over 800 registrations.
Leading Schools in rural, coastal and isolated areas
Professor (Dr) Tanya Ovenden-Hope (Provost & Professor of Education Plymouth Marjon University & Marjon University Cornwall Institute of Education) & Dr Rowena Passy at the University of Plymouth share research and expertise on overcoming the challenges of leading schools in coastal, rural and isolated settings.
Professional Learning and Development for Educators programme from Marjon University Cornwall - including a full masters level accredited CPD programme for schools and MATs
Planning and effective curriculum.
Planning a Curriculum
Content provided by Ofsted, this CPD examines curriculum improvement, with a specific focus upon the planning of an effective curriculum. This is session 3 of a series.
School Environment and Leadership
Exploring the latest evidence about School Environment and Leadership and its implications for leaders.
In this interview, Rob Coe, Director of Research and Development at Evidence Based Education, speaks to David Weston about the new research review carried out by him and his colleagues.
Effective CPD strategy
Content provided by Chiltern Teaching School. This CPD examines what effective CPD looks like.
Putting evidence to work
Content provided by Chiltern Teaching School. This CPD examines putting evidence to work.
Value based leadership
Content provided by Chiltern Teaching School. This CPD examines value based leadership in education.
A research-informed approach to improving teacher wellbeing in schools facilitated by Kat Howard
Content provided by Chiltern Teaching School. This CPD examines difficult conversations in schools.
Wellbeing and Workload
Andrew Cowley presents strategies on well-being and workload management to support staff and students
Flexible Working Policy
Emma Turner guiding us through ways in which we can work flexibly and how as organisations we can support staff with this.
Accredited Leadership Courses
The following are degree level and higher courses offered by Sheffield Hallam University
Masters Degree in Education
The MA Education is offered both full and part-time and is designed to extend your critical understanding of education in its broadest sense. This is FT taught on one day per week. IT offers the opportunity for students to pursue a specific area of interest. It is ideal for those with a first degree and experience in education.
Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD), to begin January 2022.
SHU are now accepting applications for the next cohort of Doctoral Researchers who wish to study for a Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD), to begin January 2022. This is a part-time four year course, specifically designed for professionals who want to further develop their knowledge and practice alongside their working life/ career.
Applications can be made here: https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/teaching-and-education/edd-doctor-of-education/part-time
Alternatively, please contact Dr Karen Daniels (Course Leader) at K.Daniels@shu.ac.uk to arrange an informal chat.
PhD in Education
Sheffield Hallam University consider applications for a PhD in Education throughout the year so you can apply at any point. Study can be full time or part-time to work around your current employment and/or family. Support is provided to conduct advanced-level research in the field of education, making an original contribution to knowledge in your chosen area. This could support the advancement of both research in the field and your future career.
Applications can be made here: https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/teaching-and-education/phd-education/part-time
Alternatively, please contact Dr Caron Carter (Postgraduate Research Tutor) at C.Carter@shu.ac.uk for further details.
A Graduate Mentoring programme for incoming Y11 Pupils
At Sheffield Hallam University (SHU), we recognise that this can have a profound effect on their processes and habits of learning so we have developed the GROW mentoring project, working with the Northern Powerhouse Partnership and South Yorkshire schools.