NPQEL

Residential 1


Welcome to Residential 1 of your NPQEL with Inspiring Leaders


The aims of the day are:

  • To build constructive relationships and networks.
  • To agree protocols.
  • To further deepen understanding of the learning journey.
  • To clarify expectations and requirements of the programme.
  • To explore the outcomes of the self review and gateway assessment and begin to consider areas for development.
  • To inspire commitment and enthusiasm for the programme.
  • Self review and exploration of leadership behaviours in a coaching setting.
  • Inspire and motivate via speakers in the evening prior to dinner.
  • To find out how a successful academy trust delivers high quality education.
  • To deepen understanding of growth and its influence on organisational structure.
  • To learn about capacity challenges and capacity building.
  • To understand the value of developing strong teams and distributed leadership.
  • To understand the need to let go and empower others to deliver.
  • To explore how to deliver change and lead others through it.
  • To learn about business development and the need for changing leadership and management structures as the business grows.
  • To explore the implications of delivering change across a number of schools and the ups and downs of mergers and restructures.
  • To analyse own moral purpose.
  • To deepen understanding of motivation.
  • To explore roles and accountabilities.
  • To learn how to secure and embed vision, culture and ethos across schools.
  • To learn how to engage stakeholders in supporting your visionary goals for change.

Pre-Session Preparation


Before Residential 1, please complete the following tasks:

Task 1

Prior to the start of the programme,
please complete the 360 Diagnostic.

Task 2

Please download & read the "NFER Executive Leadership Research May 2017".

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Task 3

Prior to Day 2, please download & read
"Leading a Trust Through Growth".

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Task 4

Prior to Day 2, please download & read the Think Piece "Why Do Businesses & Organisations Fail".

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Task 5

Prior to Day 3, please download & read the Think Piece "Creating a Compelling Vision".

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Task 6

Prior to Day 3, please download & read
"Leading With Impact: Trust in Leadership".

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Post-Residential Reading


Following Residential 1, please read the following documents:

Task 1

Please download & read "Leading With Impact - Research & Policy Digest".

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Task 2

Please download & read "Leading With Impact - Strategy For Improvement".

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Leadership Book Club

Book 1 - Imperfect Leadership by Steve Munby