There is no doubt that being a Principal or Senior Leader within a school is like being smack-bang in the middle of a constant whirlwind! With literacy and numeracy targets, student and teacher wellbeing to consider, parents and community stakeholders to engage… not to mention all the other pressures; dunnies, drains, finances, curriculum, directives from above, data to decipher…
The good news is, you can do all this, by working less. We have a unique change management and leadership approach, whereby using technology as a lever to do the heavy lifting for you.
We will guide your school through the process of change management and transformation towards becoming eReady Certified.
Your school has the policies and procedures in place, vision, culture, team, and required partnerships to enable students to be successful and future ready.
Your teachers and students have the resources, professional learning programmes and measurement practices that support and sustain high levels of teaching and learning across the school.
Your school has the learning space, tools and processes, and the sustainable financial practices that enable, equip and support everyone to administer, teach and learn in a way that achieves the learning vision.
EReady Schools Score Tool (ESS)
School staff, including leadership, teachers, support staff and administration, complete our ESS survey that measures the starting point across our pillars and elements. This provides a rating between 1 and 10 schoolwide, and provides guidance for our strategic plan and continues to evaluate schoolwide progress each term.
Let us work with you to prepare your teachers and students for the future by:
Here is an example of the results and insights a school gains from our ESS tool.
We will meet with your leadership team each term to map your strategic plan, and further customise training as required.
For an idea of what we could assist you and your team with, see our course content and examples of interventions we prescribe here
Get back to being a principal, and let us manage the process for you
It really gets you thinking about ‘why’ you do what you do. Great to have time out from the classroom to experiment and have time to think and discuss different ideas.
Thank you Mike! I really found the 4 week course on ‘How to Motivate, Manage & Engage Your Students’ really interesting and great food for thought on how to improve my class routines and student engagement.
Mike, awesome course, fantastic resources and a real wake-up for someone who considers himself technically astute but not necessarily updated!
I have been teaching for four years, and this was the best Professional Development course I have completed…even the students said
to me “you should do these things more often.”
No fat, no rambling, just clean, concise explanations where needed. James was awesome.
I just wanted to say an extra big thank you for providing such a great service. Online, at night and in the comfort of home – with my two young children asleep in the other room – pretty awesome actually.
We take an owner’s mindset which
means we’ll do what is best for
your context and people.
We have a strict no geek speak, no
snoozefest presentations and
certainly no training for the sake of
training policy; aka we can read a
room and adapt.
Less about the tools and more about how your team are using them.
This skill checklist will help you find out.
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