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Leading Learning from the Middle (day 2)

Leading Learning from the Middle (day 2)sat05jun8:00 amsat2:00 pm8:00 am - 2:00 pm Blended Learning Event OrganiserKaren Ardley Associates

Event Details

Karen Ardley Associates is delighted to be delivering our hugely successful Middle Leader Programme ‘Leading Learning from the Middle’ remotely for Prague British International School. 

The programme will be delivered remotely using the zoom platform across sessions in June 2021.

Basman Zora, KAA Consultant will be delivering this 4 day workshop.

Programme Outline

This four day programme provides the opportunity for middle managers to improve their leadership behaviours and develop the skills required to make real changes to standards in their area of responsibility.

Previous participants have found the programme inspirational and life changing

Additional Information

This four day programme will run over the following sessions with intersessional activities:

Day 1 and 2: Friday 4th and Saturday 5th June 2021
Day 3 and 4: Friday 11th and Saturday 12th June 2021

Target Audience

Aspiring or middle managers currently responsible for co-ordinating or managing a subject or aspect of school provision (eg. Subject, SENCO, Faculty, Assessment, Key Stage, Year Group etc.)


  • To deepen middle managers’ understanding of themselves and their leadership behaviours
  • To extend middle managers’ knowledge and understanding about leadership
  • To develop leadership skills

Key Areas Covered

  •        personal leadership skills and qualities;
  •        the role of the middle leader/manager;
  •        our current educational agenda;
  •        an emotionally intelligent leader;
  •        effective professional development;
  •        working with teams;
  •        giving feedback;
  •        coaching for improvement;
  •        making meetings more exciting;
  •        improving teaching and learning in your area;
  •        holding people to account; and
  •        presentation skills.

Programme Testimonials

‘The quality of this programme is exceptional, and the facilitation by zoom incredible. I think I will be able to see the impact from day 1. Thank you’ Alexis Toye, Redbridge School, Lisbon

‘I have been teaching for more years than I care to count and this was, without shadow of doubt, the most absorbing, practical, rewarding learning experience I have ever had. I am very grateful.’ Corinna Bliss

‘It has been transformational in my own development as a leader. Be ready to self-reflect, be your best self and you will fly.’ Scott McDiarmid, Doha College, 

Presenter – Basman Zora

As an experienced headteacher and senior leader, Basman has led in two outstanding, international schools in the Middle East and in South East Asia. She started her teaching career in inner city London comprehensive schools as an English teacher and senior leader. Her expertise in teacher development and CPD; language and literacy, and in school improvement led to her appointment as the English consultant for the National Strategy, working across London schools, advising senior and middle leaders.
Basman is passionate about teaching and learning and school leadership; she has experience in leading on classroom pedagogy, pastoral care, school improvement and leadership. She has worked with a variety of COBIS and BSME schools, delivering high quality CPD programmes, including middle and senior leadership programmes. A qualified ISI inspector (Independent School Inspectorate), she has developed relevant experiences of leading and inspecting British schools overseas, and of successful implementation of BSO standards. Basman is also a COBIS Lead Improvement Partner.
Basman has delivered the KAA leadership programmes, for a number of years now and in various international locations including Europe and the Middle East, always receiving excellent feedback.


(Saturday) 8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Blended Learning Event