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Headteacher Induction Programme - Session 3 - Governance and Curriculum Development (Maths & English)

Event code SCH 20/252 
Event description Following on from the Kent County Council Welcome Event for New Headteachers, this session is part of the KCC Induction programme which is a key component of the Kent Leadership Strategy and an important way of supporting leaders’ development. The programme is aimed at all new Heads in Kent and is relevant to Primary, Secondary and Special Schools.

The programme is comprised of a sequence of six sessions which take place termly. It is flexible allowing Headteachers to join at any point over the year.

This session will be facilitated by Emma Hickling, Executive Headteacher of The ASPIRE Federation and Jane Partridge, Headteacher of Northfleet Technology College.

The main speakers will be Julia Durcan from the Governor Services team, Sarah Carpenter – Maths Improvement Adviser and Penny Bill – English Improvement Adviser, from the School Improvement team.

This session includes:
• Working with governors as a Headteacher
• Developing strategic leadership to improve school governance
• Curriculum Development and Innovations - Maths and English

Networking and a school tour

** A sandwich lunch will be provided **
Training objectives • Ensure Headteachers are supported with governance and improving teaching and learning

• Support Headteacher development through the initial phases of headship

• Share good and outstanding practice

• Encourage collaboration and the development of networks
Key stages
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Subject areas Leadership & Management
Target audience
target audience
Qualification level
NORTHFLEET TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE (I), Colyer Road, Northfleet, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 8BG map
Location Gravesham
Training Provider CYPE - CDO (Corporate Director's Office)
Admin contact Angela Jarrett (
Emma Hickling/Jane Partridge/Julia Durcan/Sarah Carpenter/Penny Bill
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
Other LA/Academy cost
Independent/PVI cost
Number of credits
Funding information This induction programme is free of charge to invited/newly appointed Head teachers. However, if you book a place and then do not attend or cancel your place within 15 days of the course date, there will be a £50 charge.

There is a charge of £65 or 6 credits for all other bookings. If you book a place and then do not attend or cancel your place within 15 days of the course date, the full fee will be charged.

Start date Thursday 16 January 2020
Times 09:00-13:00
Number of sessions 1