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Senior Leadership

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.

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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

September 2021

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.

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School Environment and Leadership

November 2023

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.

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Effective CPD strategy

March 2021

Content provided by Chiltern Teaching School. This CPD examines what effective CPD looks like.

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Putting evidence to work

March 2021

Content provided by Chiltern Teaching School. This CPD examines putting evidence to work.

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Value based leadership

March 2021

Content provided by Chiltern Teaching School. This CPD examines value based leadership in education.

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Teacher Wellbeing 

June 2020

A research-informed approach to improving teacher wellbeing in schools facilitated by Kat Howard

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Difficult conversations

March 2021

Content provided by Chiltern Teaching School. This CPD examines difficult conversations in schools.

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Wellbeing and Workload 

June 2020

Andrew Cowley presents strategies on well-being and workload management  to support staff and students

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Flexible Working Policy

October 2021

Emma Turner guiding us through ways in which we can work flexibly and how as organisations we can support staff with this.

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'The researchED Guide to Leadership' book launch

October 2020

Leadership Matters facilitated by Andy Buck

July 2020

Preparing for Headship

May 2020

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What's expert school leadership & how might we develop it?

May 2020

Coaching

June 2020

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Love and Knowledge in Leadership

May 2020

Theories of Action: Mental Models in Motion

June 2020

Why are school leaders bad at thinking and what can we do about it?

June 2020

Accredited Leadership Courses

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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.

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/teaching-and-education/ma-education/full-time/2021

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.

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/teaching-and-education/edd-doctor-of-education/part-time

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.  

 https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/teaching-and-education/phd-education/part-time

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.

GROW Mentoring Programme

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.

https://blogs.shu.ac.uk/grow/?doing_wp_cron=1610706447.5001380443572998046875

Linked Research

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Ofsted Research and Analysis Series

Education recovery in schools: spring 2022

4 April 2022

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practical insights to help school leaders plan for the ongoing recovery of all pupils, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.

May 2022

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Impact of COVID-19 on Learning : A review of the evidence

May 2022

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