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MANAGING CURRICULUM CHANGE

Short URL https://schools.ealingcpd.org.uk/courses/bookings/c_detail.asp?cid=16269 
Event code SCH 20/236 
Event description One constant in education is change. In our Managing Curriculum Change course, we explore what drives change, the different types of change, where the barriers are to be found and what leaders can do to understand and manage these changes in the context of primary school curriculum development.

People’s reactions to change can be very different. Change that is not asked for, welcomed, or well planned for, can be stressful and unsettling or actively resisted. Other people are so enthusiastic they race ahead with their own agenda. These situations are common in schools and so this course looks at change from the perspective of others and suggests ways to deal with these challenging situations.

We will explore the importance of a clear curriculum vision as well as devoting time to understanding the varying leadership styles and how each can be utilised to bring about effective change.

Managing Curriculum Change is an informative, practical course which is intended to help you think critically about how to plan for and implement changes to your curriculum. As part of this process we will provide time for you to create a ‘curriculum change plan’ during the day which you will be able to use on your return to school. 
Training objectives The course aims include the following:

o   understand the nature and implications of different types of change;
o   identify potential barriers to changing your curriculum, using the ‘dimensions of change’ approach;
o   recognise your preferred leadership style and therefore plan to optimise strengths and mitigate any potential weaknesses as you implement change;
o   understand how people respond to change and identify strategies to deal with potentially challenging situations;
o   create a ‘curriculum change plan’ 
Target Group
  • Headteacher
  • Senior leaders
  • Middle leaders
  • Subject Leaders
 
Key stages
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Subject areas Curriculum development, Learning and teaching
Target audience Headteachers, Senior leaders
OFSTED areas
Professional Standards
Venue Ealing Education Centre, Mansell Road, UB6 9EH map
Admin contact Shakeiya Hill (eec@ealing.gov.uk)
Event Commissioner Nigel Cook (CookN@ealing.gov.uk)
Tutor(s)/Facilitator(s)
Course Costs
Standard cost£180.00
SLAs
Ealing Learning Partnership primary and special school SLA£0.00
Start date Friday 7 February 2020
Times 09:30 - 15:30
Number of sessions 1