Managing Difficult Situations in Schools

Course Overview

This course is intended for principals and executives in leadership positions in schools and teachers relieving in or aspiring to those positions.

The course will examine the various challenges of school leadership, in the context of difficult situations which may arise for school leaders.

Participants will be exposed to the various means of resolving difficult situations, including mediation, negotiation and compromise.

The course will refer to the various policies, procedures, guidelines and agreements which are relevant to the resolution of difficult situations in schools and how they should be utilised.

Participants will also investigate the various resources, support mechanisms and structures which are available to assist them in resolving difficult situations in schools.

Accreditation

Completing a Managing Difficult Situations in Schools course will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.3.2, 7.1.2, 7.2.2, 7.3.2, 7.4.2  from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Target Participants

Principals and executives in leadership positions in schools and teachers relieving in or aspiring to those positions

Delivery

There will be a mix of full group, break-out and plenary sessions.