Flourish as an Educational Leader: eLearning course

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This eLearning course is designed for Educational Leaders to develop fresh ideas, inspiration and skills to flourish in your role. There is five course topics supporting you to:

1. Gain clarity and fresh purpose in your role

2. Lead an inspired curriculum

3. Build a team focus on quality improvment in QA1

4. Step up in leadership

5. Be an effective coach and mentor

Work through this course at your own pace and revisit information, with:

  • 12 months course access, within 24 hours from your registration date.
  • access to 15 tutorials, 9 videos showcasing best practice, and loads of resources to refer back to and to use in your role
  • a printable workbook for each topic for you to use to reflect and jot down your new ideas, as you work through the video tutorials.
  • a workplace project for each topic to shift learning into action within your team.

Register for 'Flourish as an Educational Leader' to inspire your professional growth, in these five topics:

1. Educational Leader essentials: role, qualities and goals

Gain role clarity with a clearer focus in your role as an Educational Leader, and:
  • consider leadership qualities, and ways to become growth focused
  • set meaningful goals and steps to develop as an Educational Leader
  • explore legislative requirements, and the myths and facts around documentation

2. Inspiring and leading the direction of the curriculum: current trends

Share fresh and inspiring trends and information with your team, about:
  • Reggio Emilia/Malaguzzi approach – 100 languages and project-based learning
  • schema, loose parts, bush kindy and natural environments, challenge and risky play
  • the documentation cycle and summative assessment

3. Build a team culture of enquiry and quality improvement: using critical reflection and the QIP

Explore ways to open up a culture of reflective practice and enquiry, for your team to work collaboratively towards quality improvement. Learn how to:
  • get comfortable with giving and receiving feedback, and to empower others to as well
  • critically reflect from multiple viewpoints on requirements/best practice in QA1
  • use a team approach on the Quality Improvement Plan

4. Step up in leadership: use and develop emotional intelligence in your team

Understand how connection, with positive attitudes and emotional intelligence, is a requirement for successful leadership and teams. Explore and identify:
  • the state and size of your own needs, using the Phoenix Cups framework ©
  • your emotional responses, triggers and reactions; and discover the impact of our emotions on others
  • ways to develop and use emotional intelligence personally, and within your team

5. Create a workplace learning community: being a coach and mentor

Focus on your role to lead others in their learning, to transform pedagogy and practice. Be guided on ways to:
  • identify and use people’s strengths in your team
  • share knowledge more effectively to suit people’s different learning styles
  • facilitate a mentoring relationship, and develop skills for effective coaching and mentoring

eLearning Facilitator: Chrissy Foreman
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Professional Learning Details

Professional Learning Date 15-06-2020
Professional Learning End Date 15-06-2021
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $275.00
Location Flexible eLearning: internet and computer required.

“You really cannot describe the passion and love that the trainers at First Door have. The well-constructed workshops provide students with specific up-to-date skills, knowledge and inspiration necessary for successful practice and employment in the child care industry." 

Behaviour Rethink eLearning course endorsement

... The ways in which pedagogy and practice are woven throughout these exceptionally thoughtful videos, visuals and reproducibles enables educators and their teams to weave best practices into every moment of respectful relationship with the children in their care and with each other.

I am grateful to have experienced this inspiring course and would highly recommend it to all educational professionals across Australia, in every country, and in the U.S., in every state."
| Dr. Shelley A. Stravitz, Ed.D, Educational Leadership for Change