june, 2021

thu17jun8:00 am11:00 amOutstanding Pastoral Care in Secondary (Session 2)Blended Learning Event8:00 am - 11:00 am Blended Learning Event

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Event Details

Karen Ardley Associates are delighted to be offering this interactive programme in association with COBIS as part of their 2021 CPD Calendar.

The six hour interactive programme will explore issues surrounding pastoral care and leadership in secondary schools. It will take place over two sessions of 3h each, plus 3-4hours of additional online self-study.

This blended programme will explore:

  • Issues surrounding pastoral care and leadership in secondary schools
  • What is pastoral care and why is it important?
  • Effective pastoral practices in secondary schools
  • The role of the pastoral leader
  • Developing an outstanding pastoral curriculum
  • Narrowing the gap between the pastoral and academic

Additional Information

This course will run over two session of 3 hours each plus additional online self-study:

Session 1: 26th May 2021, 8am – 11am BST (GMT +1)
Session 2: 17th June 2021 8am-11am BST (GMT+1)

Target Audience

This programme is suitable for existing and aspiring pastoral middle leaders and Secondary school tutors.

Delivery and Format

This programmes will use a blended approach of facilitated online discussion and online self-study using the KAA Online Learning Platform.

  • Facilitated group session – 26th May 2021 8am – 11am BST (GMT +1)
  • Self- study online module which include film, audio and presentations
  • In school reflections, activities to support discussions and implementation
  • Facilitated group session to review progress and prepare for the next steps – 17th June 2021 8am-11am BST (GMT+1)

The facilitated sessions will be delivered using Zoom and the online self-study modules will be accessed via KAA Online Learning Platform.

Booking process:

Delegate fees:

£125 per COBIS Member delegate
£135 per Non-Member delegate

Please note, bookings from within the UK will be liable for VAT. If you wish to book from within the UK, please email [email protected] 

To book or for further information please contact [email protected]

KAA 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.


(Thursday) 8:00 am - 11:00 am


Blended Learning Event

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