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Leading Learning from the Middle - Middle Leader Programme

Leading Learning from the Middle - Middle Leader Programmethu18mar(mar 18)8:30 amfri19(mar 19)4:00 pm8:30 am - 4:00 pm (19) Westbridge Teaching Alliance OrganiserKaren Ardley Associates

Event Details

Karen Ardley Associates is delighted to be delivering our hugely successful Middle Leader Programme ‘Leading Learning from the Middle’ at the Westbridge Teaching School in Wigan, UK with days 1 and 2 on 2-3rd March 2021 and day 3 and 4 on 18th-19th March 2021.

Karen Ardley, KAA Managing Director 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

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.

Key Programme Details

Provider: Karen Ardley Associates

Programme Leader: Karen Ardley

Days: 4

Dates: 2-3rd March 2021 and day 3 and 4 on 18th-19th March 2021.

Timings: 8:30am to 4:00pm

Cost: £600 per person

What is included: Delegate handouts, certificate of attendance, lunch and refreshments.

Venue: Community First Academy Trust, Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge
​Wigan, WN2 5NG

Programme Facilitator

Karen Ardley, KAA Managing Director

Karen Ardley is a highly successful leadership consultant, coach and facilitator, specialising in all aspects of leadership.

Drawing on her wide experience as a teacher and leader in all phases of education, Karen designs and delivers outstanding and inspirational leadership programmes focused on change and improvement.

Her previous projects have included working with the education ministries of England, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kenya through NCTL. She is currently designing a leadership and quality assurance programme for United Nations school.

Recent international work has involved teachers and leaders from over seventy countries and KAA work successfully in partnership with several Teaching Schools and Multi Academy Trusts in England, as well as individual schools.

Programme Testimonials

The best CPD I have ever received. It has re-focused my role and goals in a way that has reaffirmed my beliefs’ Kathy Wharton , British School of Nanjing, China,

‘From this course, my outlook on leadership is going to change to allow myself to be the best leader possible. Every leader should have this opportunity’ Melissa Day, Amity International School, Abu Dhabi

‘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

For more information or to book a place please contact [email protected]


18 (Thursday) 8:30 am - 19 (Friday) 4:00 pm


Westbridge Teaching Alliance