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Applications open for the Leaders in Teaching Programme 2022

01 Nov 2021

Programme supports staff involved in or aspiring to teaching and learning leadership positions – deadline 6pm on Monday, 13 December

The Institute for Teaching and Learning are delighted to invite applications for the 2021/22 Leaders in Teaching programme. The programme supports academic and professional services staff involved in, or aspiring to, teaching and learning leadership positions.

The programme is delivered by Jamie McDonald (JMcD Coaching & Development Ltd) and Dr Polly Turner and explore topics such as the development of teams and collaboration, effective communication, awareness and empathy and the ability to respond positively to challenges. Programme participants are also invited to inform programme content in discussion with the programme leads to ensure it meets their needs.

Over the course of five months (March-July 2022), the programme will offer a combination of:

  • Workshops to meet and work with a cohort of colleagues on topics of direct relevance to teaching and learning leadership
  • Individual or group fieldwork between sessions to help you apply your learning and to get the most out of the sessions
  • Online learning space enabling you to access workshop resources and to discuss key topics from the sessions with the cohort at a time that is suitable for you
  • Support and challenge from your peers, as well as from external and internal facilitators.

How to apply

To apply for a place on the Leaders in Teaching Programme applications should complete the online application form and are asked to write a brief 250 word statement on why they think attending the programme would be beneficial to them and their role and how they plan to cascade the knowledge gained from this course through their area.

The deadline for applications is 6pm, Monday 13 December.  Participants will be selected on the basis of their application statement, scope for impact, and with consideration for balance across the three Faculties and Central Services. All applications will be reviewed by a panel.

Further information

For more information about the programme, including workshop dates and titles, please visit the programme website: