INTEGRATED System Leadership

Key Facts            NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2018/19 

Type of course: Post Graduate combined (taught and research) worth 60PG credits.
Study options: Face to face (5 days) plus distance learning
Duration: 1 year
Start date: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Accreditation: Birmingham City University
Credits: 60 PG credits
Fees: £1,625 (payment facilities by request - email
Tutors Professor Chris Pascal & Professor Tony Bertram
Entry Requirements: An undergraduate degree is generally requested as applicants will be expected to study at Post Graduate level, but applications from practitioners without degrees, but with relevant experience are encouraged.

Who is this course aimed at?

This training and development programme has been developed for early years leaders who will benefit from, and can contribute to, a programme addressing the needs of leaders within multi-agency early years services

It will be suitable for :
- Early years and foundation stage leaders and teachers
- Nursery heads and day care managers
- Locality leads and LA officers
- Family support managers 

NB: This course is not suitable for those who have already completed NPQICL

What are the main themes?

Unit 1: Developing as a Reflective Leader :
- The skills and competencies of effective leadership
- Reflecting on the leadership in a climate of change

Unit 2: Developing Integrated Service Leadership:
- Team development and shared organisational values
- Leading collaborative working with children, families and multi-agency partners

How will it help my practice?

You will have the opportunity to:
- Examine some of the characteristics of leadership within the early years sector and the challenges faced in developing effective multi-disciplinary teams;
- Explore the differences between leadership and management;
- Collaborate in the development of a learning community with a culture that will support you to become successful,  enthusiastic and independent adult learners, capable of shifting your own practice and that of others; 
- Set an agenda of reading, reflection and actions for further development within a learning community of system leaders;
- Identify and understand the nature of organisational change  and explore a range of strategies and tools that can  support positive  change management within a turbulent and resource-limited climate;   
- Discuss the concept and implications of Social Entrepreneurship;
- Discuss ethical considerations and an appropriate code of conduct for research

Dates for 2018/2019:

Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Tuesday 27th November 2018
Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Tuesday 26th February 2019 

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