Essential skills for new and aspiring secondary science leadership RM206 / C02

Start date
29 Apr 24
Oxford Spires Academy, Glanville Road, Oxford OX4 2AU View on Google Map



This course is aimed at anyone new to the head of science role or anyone thinking of going for promotion over the next year. Working with experienced science leaders, you will develop your vision and leadership skills to enable you to lead an effective and vibrant science team. By improving your leadership and management skills you will help your team teach more effectively so students achieve their potential.

This course is run by Amanda Clegg and Claire Hamnett and is generously sponsored by Educake which means the cost for participants has been kept as low as possible.

Who is the course leader?

  • Amanda Clegg

    I have been a practising science teacher for over thirty years, many of these were also as a senior leader. I enjoyed being a Head teacher but have...


You will be able to:

  • use data analysis and information to identify key priorities for departmental improvement
  • analyse common challenges and explore solutions to address them
  • evaluate and select strategies to implement successful teamwork and lead change
  • develop a vision for teaching and learning in science by sharing ideas with other new leaders


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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£50.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£555.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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