Leading a school of excellence: a practical approach

Practical hands on tips for leading your team

Hosted by: Using Technology Better and Google

Dates: 25th Feb, 9th & 24th Mar 
Time: 4:30 – 6PM
Location: Online

Cost: Free

In this 3 part webinar series we will be showing you real school examples of how you can:

Who Is This For?

What will you learn?

Schedule

Schedule

Session Title

Session Details

25th February
4:30 - 6pm

Session 1: Project management + systems for change

In this session you will learn about:

• The 12 week year approach and how this will revolutionise the effectiveness of your staff meetings (This is the perfect model for developing your middle leaders)

• The Google School transformation framework and how this can guide your school transformation journey (without adding anything to your to-do list)

•How to set and achieve your goals (without any added pressure on you or your team)

9th March
4:30 - 6pm

Session 2: Dealing with Data

In this session you will learn how to:

• Gather data that is always accurate and up to date (this will save you hours of meetings and chasing information from your team)

• Manage your spreadsheets and make sense of your data (these simple tips will make you look like a genius!)

• Develop real time reports (imagine having a report that auto updates without you touching a thing (yes, this is actually possible and easy to set up)!

• Have a system to see internal literacy and numeracy data with easy tracking from your teaching team (no more wondering if you are on track to reach your school goals and if your programs are having an impact)

• SEL data

24th March
4:30 - 6pm

Session 3: Developing a culture of innovation

In this session you will:

• Discover the 4 fundamental elements to a culture of innovation

• Understand the difference between transformation and change management and why this matters

• Hear about practical examples of how schools are implementing this within their school improvement plans with great effect

Schedule

Session (Date)

25th February
4:30 - 6pm

Time (Duration)​

Session 1: Project management + systems for change

Session Outline​

In this session you will learn about:

• The 12 week year approach and how this will revolutionise the effectiveness of your staff meetings (This is the perfect model for developing your middle leaders)

• The Google School transformation framework and how this can guide your school transformation journey (without adding anything to your to-do list)

•How to set and achieve your goals (without any added pressure on you or your team)

Session (Date)

9th March
4:30 - 6pm

Time (Duration)​

Session 2: Dealing with Data

Session Outline​

In this session you will learn how to:

• Gather data that is always accurate and up to date (this will save you hours of meetings and chasing information from your team)

• Manage your spreadsheets and make sense of your data (these simple tips will make you look like a genius!)

• Develop real time reports (imagine having a report that auto updates without you touching a thing (yes, this is actually possible and easy to set up)!

• Have a system to see internal literacy and numeracy data with easy tracking from your teaching team (no more wondering if you are on track to reach your school goals and if your programs are having an impact)

• SEL data

Session (Date)

24th March
4:30 - 6pm

Time (Duration)​

Session 3: Developing a culture of innovation

Session Outline​

In this session you will:

• Discover the 4 fundamental elements to a culture of innovation

• Understand the difference between transformation and change management and why this matters

• Hear about practical examples of how schools are implementing this within their school improvement plans with great effect

Meet your Trainer: Mike

Not super excited by tech? Sometimes frustrated with how things work (or don’t)? Great! Mike loves to work with people just like you to make you more efficient, effective. The result? Your teammates at work or family & friends at home won’t duck for cover when you next turn on your computer 😉

Meet your Trainer: Lucas

Over the last 16 yrs Lucas has worked as teacher, Assistant Principal, Instructional Leader and Principal with the Department of Education in a variety of primary schools across NSW. Lucas is currently Senior Education Officer with the DoE supporting school improvement through the capability building of school leaders in the areas of evidence, data and evaluation.

Meet your Trainer: Adrian

Do you hate it when you can’t work out how to do something on your device and everyone else seems more efficient? That’s exactly why Adrian is so passionate about training. He thrives on coaching people to develop their skill base in using the tech they have, making their life better.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. If registering 3 or more teachers from your school, use the code utb3off to receive a 10% discount. If registering 5 or more teachers, use the code utb5off to receive a 20% discount 

Yes. The Boot Camp is fast-paced and pitched at educators who already use and are familiar with common G Suite for Education tools.

Morning tea and lunch are provided. After you register we will ask you about any dietary requirements.

You bet! Please bring a charged laptop or Chromebook with you. This is essential as you won’t be able to take the test on a tablet.

After you register we will email you all the information you need for the day, including an invoice or receipt and information on letting us know about any dietary requirements.  

We will also send you instructions on how to register to take the exam.

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