Step up to Leadership Programme

A Professional Learning opportunity for TLR holders and aspiring middle leaders

This Programme has been designed to focus on developing leadership skills and preparing for the challenges of middle leadership. It is tailored to meet the needs of TLR holders from all levels of experience and specialism

Our Step up to Leadership Programme sets out to bridge the gap between TLR holder and middle leader; some key areas we focus on:

  • Influential leadership
  • Building a team
  • Supporting your team
  • Use of research and evidence in pursuing a line of enquiry

The Programme

Session 1 - Thursday 10th November 4:00-5:30

Vision and Values - Your leadership approach

Session 2 - Thursday 5th December 4:00-5:30

Building a Team - in this session participants will set up their line of enquiry

Session 3 - Wednesday 1st March 4:00-5:30

Influencing others - in this session participants will evaluate the progress of their line of enquiry

Session 4 - Thursday 20th April 2017 4:00-5:30

Supporting your team

Session 5 - Wednesday 14th June 2017 4:00-5:30

What have we found out? We will be exploring what our findings mean and epxloring both the narrative and evidence base of what you have found out

Session 6 - 5th July 2017 4:00-5:30

Line of enquiry presentation to Heateachers 


'It has been great to have open and challenging conversations with other leaders about their experiences and to discuss shared goals and the merits of different approaches.’ 


'There is a consistent dialogue in the school CPD about what effective leadership looks like.’ 


The cost of the programme is £199 per person (£50 for Alliance members).

To book a place 

To book, please contact Carol O’Brien, PA to the Teaching School at or telephone 020 8554 8935. If you would like further information about the programme or any specific sessions, please contact Carol O’Brien. 

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