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Management and Leadership

Empowering teachers to manage and lead with confidence.

Level 5 Management and Leadership CPD Course


This online learning/coaching Middle Leader course aims to support the development of management and leadership skills, which can be used to impact learning in the classroom. The management and leadership skills can immediately be implemented to lead and manage individuals and teams to deliver aims and objectives in line with the school’s vision and values.

The first stage of the qualification process requires middle leaders to reflect on their school’s vision, strategic goals and objectives.
Why do we do what we do?

The second stage of the qualification process requires middle leaders to focus on their personal leadership development and evaluate its effectiveness in delivering day to day results and driving best practice to support the school’s vision and values.

The third stage of the qualification process requires middle leaders to focus on improving practice by developing, implementing, and evaluating research-focused projects that support the school’s vision and values.

This context specific management and leadership development framework encourages participants to tie ideas to action to create real impact within your school.

At each stage of the process participants will be issued with the respective unit assignment briefs and best practice guidelines and have the opportunity to talk through the assignment requirements with one-to-one support and guidance from a Chartered Manager Advisor and Assessor.


Qualification Structure

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Award in Management and Leadership

Qualification Reference Number: 603/2390/5

Theme: Foundations for Excellence

Unit title:
Principles of Management and Leadership
Unit number: CMI 501

Introduction

This unit is about understanding how schools operate and the importance of culture, strategic aims and objectives.

Learning Outcomes
The learner will:

Understand factors which impact on a school’s environment.
Understand the application of management and leadership theories.
Understand the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be effective in a management and leadership role.


Certificate in Management and Leadership

Qualification Reference Number: 603/2391/7

Theme: Developing Capabilities, Delivering Results, Driving Best Practice

Topic:
Personal effectiveness - managing self
Unit title:
Using reflective practice to inform personal and professional development
Unit number: CMI 525

Introduction

The purpose of this unit is to support middle leaders to identify the benefits of engaging in personal and professional development.

Learning Outcomes
The learner will:

Understand the value of reflective practice to inform personal and professional development.
Know how to apply reflective practice to inform personal and professional development.


Topic: Interpersonal excellence - managing people and developing relationships
Unit title:
Developing, managing and leading individuals and teams to achieve success
Unit number: CMI 502

Introduction

This unit focuses on the theoretical and practical approaches to developing, leading and managing teams. The aim is for middle leaders to develop understanding of how to confidently use their knowledge, skills and abilities to support colleagues, not only to perform well, but to exceed expectations.

Learning Outcomes
The learner will:

Understand approaches to developing, managing and leading teams.
Understand approaches to achieving a balance of skills and experience in teams.
Know techniques for leading individuals and teams to achieve success.


Diploma in Management and Leadership

Qualification Reference Number: 603/2392/9

Theme: Developing Capabilities, Delivering Results, Driving Best Practice

Topic:
Organisational performance - delivering results day to day
Unit title:
Principles of delivering coaching and mentoring
Unit number: CMI 507

Introduction

This unit aims to equip middle leaders with the knowledge of the principles and practices of delivering coaching and mentoring, and the impact these techniques can have in the development of a high-performance culture.

Learning Outcomes
The learner will:

Understand the role and purpose of coaching and mentoring within a school.
Understand the use of models and processes used in workplace coaching and mentoring.
Know how to manage the delivery of effective coaching and mentoring.


Topic: Organisational performance - delivering results day to day
Unit title:
Principles of innovation
Unit number: CMI 517

Introduction

This unit has been designed to enable middle leaders to identify opportunities for innovation, analyse the rationale for developing initiatives and know how to turn ideas into reality.

Learning Outcomes
The learner will:

Understand the role of innovation within schools.
Understand the process of managing innovation in a school.


Topic: Organisational performance - delivering results day to day
Unit title:
Managing risk
Unit number: CMI 518

Introduction

This unit helps middle leaders to evaluate types of risk, the governance and approaches for managing these effectively, and how risk management can be implemented successfully within schools.

Learning Outcomes
The learner will:

Understand the scope of school risk management.
Understand the process of managing school risk.


Topic: Organisational performance - delivering results day to day
Unit title:
Conducting a management project
Unit number: CMI 524

Introduction

The aim of this unit is for middle leaders to conduct management research which will have an impact on school practice. It is expected that middle leaders will plan and manage a genuine project in school or an academic enquiry relevant to an identified school need or challenge.

Learning Outcomes
The learner will:

Know how to plan a management project.
Be able to conduct a management project.