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BSA Webinar - Strategically leading and flexing in response to the current challenging landscape
01 Jun 2020 11:00 - 01 Jun 2020 12:00

BSA webinar: Strategically leading and flexing in response to the current challenging landscape

June 01, 2020

Time: 11:00-12:00hrs

Audience: Heads, Governors, Leadership and Management

 

Leading and managing in a time of change is challenging at the best of times. But leading and managing in a time of unprecedented and uncontrollable unpredictability presents a whole new level of challenge and unease.

This webinar will provide you with the valuable time to stop and reflect. You will join with other educationalists going through the same adversities and have the opportunity to share and learn from each other’s experiences. Practical tips, strategies and discussion points are presented, to take away and employ with your leadership colleagues, as you continue to guide your organisations through this turbulent time.


Key questions/themes:

  • How are you coping with the current uncertainty?
  • Are you successfully managing and leading your teams through the crisis, or do you feel you are lurching from one challenge to the next?
  • Have you considered the landscape ‘beyond lockdown’?

 

This webinar is being led by Cath Bufton-Green, on behalf of Headspace Academics.

Cath is a proficient and successful school leader with over twenty years of experience in state, independent, single sex and co-educational schools. She is a strategic thinker with an eye for detail and high standards. She is passionate about staff development and has enjoyed coaching and shaping teachers and leaders to be their very best. She aims to inspire, challenge and empower those that she works with, to make a positive difference for themselves, their schools and their pupils.

After just 10 years in education, Cath secured her first Headship at Surbiton Junior Girls’ School, leading the school through an excellent ISI inspection in her first year. Three years later she was appointed into the dual role as Head of both Surbiton Junior Girls’ School and Surbiton Boys’ Preparatory School. During her 6 years in this role she successfully brought each school’s teaching and learning practices together, created an Executive Leadership Team,  grew the school roll and led the schools through three excellent ISI inspections. Cath’s third Headship was at Chandlings School where she restructured the middle leadership model, redesigned the curriculum, introduced a digital strategy, developed outdoor learning and steered the school through an excellent inspection.

Cath is a people person. She is approachable and empathetic and believes in a collaborative and authentic style of leadership and school development. She is passionate about staff development and has enjoyed coaching and shaping teachers and leaders to be their very best. She coaches on a one-to-one basis, for individual leadership development and works with leadership teams and schools on creating high performing teams for the effective deployment of duties and impact on school development. Her approach is very personal, treating each new assignment as unique and provides a bespoke service. She aims to inspire, challenge and empower those that she works with, to make a positive difference for themselves, their schools and their pupils.