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CENTRE FOR EDUCATIONAL
LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION
2011 PROGRAMS
CENTRE FOR EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION




  The 2011 Independent Schools Queensland Centre for Educational Leadership and
  Innovation Programs are designed to build teaching and leadership capacity in independent
  schools; and to encourage innovation and creativity. They range from half day sessions in
  management to full year programs in leadership and pedagogy. The 2011 program includes:

  • Igniting the Passion – Beginning Teachers
  • Supporting Quality Practice – Middle Leaders
  • Beginning the Journey – Introduction to Leadership
  • Developing the Leadership Mindset – Future Principals (ongoing program from 2010)
  • Climbing the Mountain – New Principals
  • Innovation Lunches – Experienced Principals
  • Management Master Classes

  The Program also includes a Governance Forum open to all Board/Council Members and
  Principals.

  In 2011 CELI is piloting a mentoring program. The program is a peer-to-peer program and
  targets schools wishing to introduce mentoring at a whole school level.

  Teachers, Middle Leaders, Senior Educators, Business Managers, Directors and Principals are
  invited to apply to attend relevant programs. See the schedule below and read on for details.

                                                       Participants: Graduate teachers in the first three years of
                                                       practice
          Beginning Teachers Program
                                                       Dates: 22 February, 22 March, 3 May, 16 June, 10 August,
                                                       18 October
                                                       Participants: Heads of Department
                  Middle Leaders
                                                       Dates: 14 March, 5 May, 14 June, 18 August, 19 October
                                                       Participants: Educators in middle management or non-
                                                       leadership positions with an interest in developing their
           Introduction to Leadership
                                                       leadership skills
                                                       Dates: 14 March, 4 May, 14 June, 18 August, 19 October
                                                       Participants: Ongoing 2010 group
                 Future Principals                     Dates: 14 February, 24 March, 4 May, 16 August, 24
                                                       October
                                                       Participants: Principals in first three years of practice
                  New Principals
                                                       Dates: 15 February, 5 April, 17 June, 15 August
                                                       Participants: Pilot program 6 schools x 4 participants
               Mentoring Program
                                                       Dates: 24-25 February, 16 June, 17 October
                                                       Participants: Experienced School principals (by invitation)
               Innovation Lunches
                                                       Dates: 29 March, 15 June, 8 September
                                                       Participants: Open
         Management Master Classes
                                                       Dates: 7 April, 21 July, 22 August, 11 October
                                                       Participants: Board Members & Principals
                Governance Forum
                                                       Dates: 27-28 May
  NOTE: Sponsorship is available to cover some costs for regional participants.
  All information is correct at the time of printing and is subject to change without prior notification. up-to-date details are
  available online at www.celi.org.au
VENUES: VICTORIA PARK & THE PAVILION




All CELI programs are held at Victoria Park Golf Complex and Function Venue or The Pavilion.
Please note there is ample free parking on both sites.

VICTORIA PARK GOLF COMPLEX AND FUNCTION VENUE
223 Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006
TEL: 3252 0666 FAX: 3257 2552




                                                        V




THE PAVILION
Allan Border Field, 1 Bogan Street
Breakfast Creek QLD 4010 (The Home of Queensland Cricket)
TEL: 3292 3155 FAX: 3862 6291




                                                                          P
                               BEGINNING TEACHERS PROGRAM – IGNITING THE PASSION




                                 The Induction Program for Beginning Teachers in 2011: targets graduate teachers
                                 in their first three years of practice. It aims to develop confident and competent
                                 professionals, who value and prioritise learning the art and craft of teaching. It will use
                                 traditional and innovative pedagogical practice to explore:
DATES
22 February
22 March                         • the teaching and learning process
03 May                           • classroom routines and procedures
16 June
10 August
                                 • managing behaviour and interactions
18 October                       • relationship building
                                 • core communication and organisational skills
VENUE
Victoria Park Golf Complex &
Function Venue                   The program includes four (4) full day workshops, and one (1) Teaching Master Class
Herston Road
                                 and one (1) graduation and evaluation session in October (3 hours).
Herston

PARKING                                            Module 1                                       Module 3
Free Parking on site
                                  Creating a proactive classroom                Aligning the curriculum: planning, teaching
                                  environment: building relationships           and assessing for learning
COST
School to cover TRS costs                          Module 2                                       Module 4
                                  Classroom organisation and management:        Professional skills: developing communication
CLOSING DATE                      establishing layout, transitions, routines,   and negotiation skills, formal documentation,
Friday, 4 February                and procedures                                and handling conflict effectively


                                 The teaching masterclass will involve presentations from expert teachers in independent
                                 schools.


                                 Commitment
                                 Four (4) full day workshops
                                 One (1) teaching Master Class
                                 One (1) Graduation and Evaluation Session (3 hours)
                                 Completion of an independent learning project


                                 APPLICATION
                                 Please visit www.celi.org.au




                                                                                 For further information:
                                                                                 The Program Coordinator

                                                                                 Mrs Ngaire Tagney
                                                                                 Phone: 3228 1515
                                                                                 Email: ntagney@aisq.qld.edu.au
                                                                                 Web: www.celi.org.au
                               MIDDLE LEADERS PROGRAM – SUPPORTING QUALITY PRACTICE




                                 The Middle Leaders program targets Heads of Department. The aim of the program is
                                 to assist middle leaders to develop their skills to build effective learning communities;
                                 and to provide support for participants to run highly effective, functioning subject
                                 departments. The focus is very firmly on enhancing teaching and learning through
                                 leadership of pedagogy and leadership of people.
DATES
14 March                         Participants will:
05 May                           • articulate their philosophies of teaching and learning
14 June                          • develop skills in leading learning and leading others
18 August                        • develop skills in building transformative faculty/classroom culture
19 October                       • gain skills to enable them to lead, mentor and coach others
                                 • establish a professional learning community and network of middle leaders
VENUE
Victoria Park Golf Complex &     The program includes four (4) full day workshops and one (1) graduation and evaluation
Function Venue                   session in October (3 hours), as well as ongoing email contact with the course facilitator.
Herston Road
Herston                          The program also includes an optional Teaching Master Class on 10 August.

PARKING                                Module 1 - Your Leadership Role                 Module 3 - Leading People
Free Parking on site
                                  Knowing yourself as a Leader: developing    • Coaching and Mentoring: theory and
COST                              philosophy and values                         practice
                                                                              • Providing quality feedback
School to cover TRS costs
                                                                              • Resonant leadership and faculty meetings
CLOSING DATE
Friday, 4 February                       Module 2 - Leading Learning                Module 4 - Transforming Culture
                                  Teaching and Learning Theory                Leading People: transformative classroom and
                                  • What is the nature of evidence that       faculty culture
                                    makes a difference to learning?
                                  • What does this mean for pedagogy?
                                  • Building a quality learning community


                                 Commitment
                                 Four (4) full day workshops
                                 One (1) graduation and evaluation session (3 hours)
                                 Optional Master Class
                                 Completion of a DVD of classroom practice

                                 APPLICATION
                                 Please visit www.celi.org.au




                                                                               For further information:
                                                                               The Program Coordinator

                                                                               Mrs Robyn Collins
                                                                               Phone: 3228 1515
                                                                               Email: rcollins@aisq.qld.edu.au
                                                                               Web: www.celi.org.au
                            INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP – BEGINNING THE JOURNEY




                              The Introduction to Leadership Program targets professional educators with at least five years of
                              experience, who are interested in developing their leadership skills.


                              The contemporary challenge of leadership, in systemic terms, is not only to distribute and
DATES                         develop leadership within the organisation but also to develop it over time so that when an
14 March
04 May                        effective leader moves from the organisation, the leadership spreads naturally to someone else
14 June                       within the organisation, either informally or by way of a formal leadership position.
18 August
19 October
                              The Introduction to Leadership program is based on the idea that the more leadership is
VENUE                         distributed within a school and the more leaders there are who understand themselves, the
The Pavilion
Allan Border Field            team they work with and the organisation they work within, the more opportunities there are
1 Bogan Street                for school improvement. Participants in this program explore:
Breakfast Creek
                              • how to discover the leadership around them;
PARKING                       • how to build highly functioning leadership teams;
Free Parking on site          • how to assume greater responsibility by displaying initiative;
COST                          • and how to promote a solutions culture.
School to cover TRS costs
                              The program covers three major leadership areas: leadership of self; leadership of the team; and
CLOSING DATE
Friday, 4 February            leadership of the organisation.

                              Commitment
                              Four (4) full day workshops
                              One (1) Graduation and Evaluation Session (3 hours)

                              APPLICATION
                              Please visit www.celi.org.au




                                                                          For further information:
                                                                          The Program Coordinator

                                                                          Mrs Robyn Collins
                                                                          Phone: 3228 1515
                                                                          Email: rcollins@aisq.qld.edu.au
                                                                          Web: www.celi.org.au
                            FUTURE PRINCIPALS – DEVELOPING THE LEADERSHIP MINDSET




                              This is the second year of a pilot program targeting current school leaders identified as
                              future principals in independent schools. Participants work with current experienced
                              principals, mentors and business leaders to develop leadership and management skills
                              to lead a 21st century school. Participants have been selected on recommendations
                              from principals and other education leaders who have formed the view that the
DATES                         candidate has the potential to be a principal in an independent school.
14 February
                              The 2011 program will have a problem solving focus with participants examining
24 March
                              how to build innovative cultures that support change and passionate commitment to
04 May
                              education. They will also receive input from practicing principals in the independent
16 August
                              sector; be supported to attend courses or conferences within Australia; have access
24 October
                              to executive coaches; and receive training in preparing job applications and attending
VENUE
                              interviews.
The Pavilion                  The program comprises seven major components over 2 years:
Allan Border Field
1 Bogan Street                1. Identification of the leadership strengths and areas for development of each
Breakfast Creek                  participant
                              2. The theory underpinning leadership capabilities
PARKING
Free Parking on site          3. A coaching program to develop leadership and management capabilities
                              4. Development of problem-solving skills using scenarios
COST
School to cover TRS costs     5. Preparation of applications, resumes and interviews
                              6. Attendance and reporting on a conference of the participant’s choice
CLOSING DATE
Friday, 4 February            7. Completion of an e-portfolio by participants to demonstrate they have achieved
                                 capabilities identified as needing development.
                              There are no new places available in this program. Current participants will receive
                              the relevant information and should refer to the dates set for 2011.

                              Commitment
                              Four (4) full day workshops
                              One (1) Graduation and Evaluation Session (3 hours)
                              Four (4) one hour sessions with an executive coach
                              Completion of an e-portfolio

                              APPLICATION
                              Not Applicable




                                                                           For further information:
                                                                           The Program Coordinator

                                                                           Mrs Robyn Collins
                                                                           Phone: 3228 1515
                                                                           Email: rcollins@aisq.qld.edu.au
                                                                           Web: www.celi.org.au
                               NEWLY APPOINTED PRINCIPALS – CLIMBING THE MOUNTAIN




                                 The New Principals Program is for independent school principals in their first three
                                 to five years of principalship. The primary purpose of the program is to provide
                                 opportunities for new principals to network with their peers and with experienced
                                 principals.
DATES
15 February
05 April                         The focus of the program is on developing capabilities and resilience in the leadership
17 June                          role; and on problem solving in a supportive environment. New Principals will work
15 August
                                 through processes to develop personal and leadership strengths; processes and
VENUE                            frameworks for problem solving and decision making; and undertake practical activities
Victoria Park Golf Complex &     to develop their leadership skills.
Function Venue
Herston Road
Herston                          This program is by invitation only. In early 2011, all new principals will receive an
                                 invitation directly from the Executive Director, Independent Schools Queensland.
PARKING
Free Parking on site
                                 Commitment
COST
School to cover TRS costs        Four (4) full day workshops
                                 Individual presentations


                                 REGISTRATION
                                 Please visit www.celi.org.au




                                                                             For further information:
                                                                             The Program Coordinator

                                                                             Mrs Robyn Collins
                                                                             Phone: 3228 1515
                                                                             Email: rcollins@aisq.qld.edu.au
                                                                             Web: www.celi.org.au
                             MENTORING PILOT




                               The Introduction to Mentoring Program is a pilot program targeting schools wishing
                               to implement a whole-school mentoring program. In the first year, 6 schools will be
                               selected to identify 4 people (two mentors and their mentees; that is 2x2) to undertake
                               introductory training and ongoing professional development over a year.
DATES
24 February (mentors only)
25 February                    The aim of the program is to build the capabilities of personnel in independent schools
16 June                        by introducing opportunities for schools to introduce school-wide mentoring.
7 October

VENUE                          The program introduces the ThinkFeelKnow model, describes the theory that underpins
TBC                            the model and assists mentors and mentees to work within the model.
COST
School to cover TRS costs      It asks and answers the following questions:
                               • What is mentoring?
CLOSING DATE
Friday, 4 February             • Why should I introduce a school-wide mentoring program?
                               • How do I go about it?


                               Commitment
                               Two or three days of workshops
                               One (1) Graduation and Evaluation session in (3 hours)
                               Mentor interaction with a professional coach for 4 x sessions (1 hour each)


                               APPLICATION
                               Please visit www.celi.org.au




                                                                           For further information:
                                                                           The Program Coordinator

                                                                           Mrs Robyn Collins
                                                                           Phone: 3228 1515
                                                                           Email: rcollins@aisq.qld.edu.au
                                                                           Web: www.celi.org.au
                               INNOVATION LUNCHES




                                 A new initiative for highly experienced principals in independent schools


                                 This series of leadership lunches is by invitation only to highly experienced principals.
                                 The aim of the program is to provide access to top level speakers in education and
DATES                            business and to facilitate discussion and networking amongst member schools.
29 March
15 June
08 September                     The series will include three (3) lunches of two (2) hours duration. Twenty to thirty
VENUE
                                 places will be available for each lunch. Invitations wil be extended to all experienced
AIM Management House             principals in independent schools with participants selected on a “first come, first
Corner Boundary & Rosa           served” basis.
Streets
Spring Hill
                                 In addition to the Innovation Lunches, CELI will host two corporate lunches in 2011
COST
                                 open to principals and business leaders.
Principals will be sponsored
under National Partnerships
Funding                          REGISTRATION
CLOSING DATE                     Please visit www.celi.org.au
One week before lunch date




                                                                              For further information:
                                                                              The Program Coordinator

                                                                              Mrs Robyn Collins
                                                                              Phone: 3228 1515
                                                                              Email: rcollins@aisq.qld.edu.au
                                                                              Web: www.celi.org.au
                               MANAGEMENT MASTER CLASSES




                                 The 2011 Management Master Class series will follow a new format this years with the
                                 emphasis on new ways of looking at management dilemmas. Each class will take a ‘class’
                                 format rather than a workshop format with opportunities available to participants to
                                 work towards high level mastery. Each class will be limited to 30 participants.
DATES
07 April
21 July                          Participants may choose to complete all workshops or attend any number of individual
22 Augst                         workshops.
11 October

VENUE                                            Master Class 1                                      Master Class 2
Victoria Park Golf Complex &         Emotional Intelligence in the Work Place                    Financial Management
Function Venue                               12.30 - 5pm 7th April                               12.30 – 5 pm 21st July
Herston Road                      Learning Outcomes                                   • Understand the source of funding for
Herston                            • Develop an awareness of Emotional                  Independent Schools
                                     Intelligence                                     • Understand basic accounting terms
PARKING                            • Explore emotional patterns in yourself and       • Learn how to read a balance sheet
Free Parking on site                 others                                           • Understand how benchmarking assists in
                                   • Understand how to use emotion to                   reaching financial targets
ISQ MEMBER COST                      facilitate thought and behaviour
$800 for all four classes          • Manage your emotions and positively
                                     influence yourself and others
$250 per individual class
                                   • Develop techniques to manage your
                                     emotions in challenging situations
NON-MEMBER COST                    • Learn strategies to enhance your ability to
$1000 for all four classes           recognise and appropriately respond to the
$300 per individual class            emotions of others
                                                  Master Class 3                                    Master Class 4
CLOSING DATE
                                       Building Staff & Industry Resilience              Engaging Parents: “Customer” Service
One week before each                        12.30 – 5 pm 22nd August                          12.30 – 5 pm 11th October
workshop date
                                   • Understand resilience and its components         • Learn how to initiate interpersonal
                                   • Recognise personal resilience                      communication with parents
                                     characteristics                                  • Establish parent relationship management
                                   • Understand how to identify stressors               strategies
                                   • Develop techniques to build personal             • Maintain and improve ongoing
                                     resilience                                         relationships with parents
                                                                                      • Build and maintain networks


                                 REGISTRATION
                                 Please visit www.celi.org.au




                                                                                   For further information:
                                                                                   The Program Coordinator

                                                                                   Mrs Robyn Collins
                                                                                   Phone: 3228 1515
                                                                                   Email: rcollins@aisq.qld.edu.au
                                                                                   Web: www.celi.org.au
                  GOVERNANCE FORUM




                    The Forum for School Governors is a 1.5 day program of presentations on topics of
                    interest to directors in independent schools. The aim of the program is to provide
                    information about the role of the board, the management of board business, teaching
                    and learning trends and setting the strategic direction of schools.
DATES
27-28 May
                    Topics include:
VENUE               Strategic Benchmarking
TBC
                    Demographics
ISQ MEMBER COST     Board Succession Planning
$200                Risk Management
NON-MEMBER COST     When should Boards Interfere?
$300                Choosing the Principal/CEO
                    Infrastructure
CLOSING DATE
Friday, 13 May      The National Curriculum
                    Accreditation and the Cyclic Review
                    What Boards need to know about Teaching and Learning
                    Accountability
                    Innovation and Strategy
                    Working with Parents
                    Ethical Decision Making


                    More information about the program will be available in early 2011.

                    REGISTRATION
                    Please visit www.celi.org.au




                                                               For further information:
                                                               The Program Coordinator

                                                               Mrs Robyn Collins
                                                               Phone: 3228 1515
                                                               Email: rcollins@aisq.qld.edu.au
                                                               Web: www.celi.org.au
For Further Information
The Program Coordinator

Mrs Robyn Collins
Phone: 3228 1515
Email: rcollins@aisq.qld.edu.au
Web: www.celi.org.au
Independent Schools Queensland
ISQ Centre 1st Floor, 96 Warren Street Spring Hill Q 4000
(PO Box 957 Spring Hill Q 4004)
Telephone: 07 3228 1515 Fax: 07 3228 1575
Web: www.aisq.qld.edu.au
Copyright: Independent Schools Queensland

				
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