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Office of the National Director, NESLI
Global Schools Leadership Alliance
111 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 3150
Portland, Oregon 97204

 

Email: info@nesli.education

Phone: 844 652 5944

Web: www.nesli.education

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Executive Leadership Colloquium

The Executive Leadership Colloquium has been developed to meet the needs of leaders. Accordingly, participants are expected to hold or be actively working towards a senior leadership role within their school. Admission into the program is at the discretion of the NESLI Admissions Committee. In some cases written endorsement from a senior colleague may be requested in order to gain entry to the colloquium. The learning intentions for this program are:

They've accomplished the Colloquium

The Executive Leadership Colloquium has helped to develop leadership capacity in school leaders. 

Themes

Learning Method

The Executive Leadership Colloquium employs an integrated learning methodology combining expert tuition, peer knowledge sharing, practical workplace application, and guided personal thought and reflection. During the program participants will undertake the following elements:

Peer Coaching sessions

Interactive content sessions

Self-paced learning modules

This program is approved for 12 credit points towards Monash University’s Master of Educational Leadership (subject to Monash University admission requirements).

Monash University

Completing the Executive Leadership Colloquium will contribute 50 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 5.2.4, 6.3.4 & 7.1.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient, Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

NSW Qualifications

01

Leadership and
authenticity

02

Communication Presence and Influence

03

Team
Dynamics

04

Driving
performance

05

Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

06

Leading Innovation and Change

The Executive Leadership Colloquium is an integrated nine month leadership program that focuses on the critical dimensions of effective school leadership.

Self-Directed Learning

Throughout the program, self-directed learning content is accessible via our state of the art online learning management system (LMS) allowing participants to engage with it at any time from any device. Content includes high quality video tutorials, ‘best practice’ leadership literature, experiential activities and reflective tasks. Throughout the program, participants are also free to connect with each other 24/7 via the LMS and discuss ‘top of mind’ issues.

Peer coaching sessions

During the program participants enter into a peer coaching partnership with a co-participant. The peer coaching process is fundamental to the program and greatly enhances the learning process.

Interactive Online Sessions

Throughout the program participants attend nine, interactive online sessions. These extended webinar sessions can be accessed from any desktop computer or mobile device allowing for minimal disruption to participants workday. The live group sessions allow participants to interact directly and engage in meaningful discussion pertinent to the respective module.

Assignments

Participants will undertake assignments and application activities throughout their leadership journey to ensure real-world application of key leadership models and strategies. These assignments are expertly designed to improve, evaluate and challenge participants’ understandings of their leadership vision. Furthermore, these assignments form the foundational pathway for higher education accreditation.

The Executive Leadership Colloquium employs a blended learning methodology based around expert tuition, peer knowledge-sharing, and practical workplace application. Throughout the program, activities and discussions are related to the day-to-day realities and challenges of the participant group, ensuring the learning is contextualised to their specific needs. Participants will be challenged to explore how they can grow, adapt and fulfil their own and their school’s aspirations and expectations.

The program equips leaders with the insights, skills and confidence to accelerate their professional development as they strengthen the performance of those around them.

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Purpose, priorities and professional development

"The Colloquium provided an opportunity to refine my understanding of self, my language around leadership and my own leadership strengths. Within our school, we have been working on moving towards a collaborative culture built on a foundation of collective efficacy. The Colloquium continued to add depth of understanding, provide possible frameworks, ideas for innovation and affirm our future direction."​

Joseph Mount,

FCJ College Benalla

"I really enjoyed the course. The most valuable part was the coaching aspect and having a buddy to rehearse coaching conversations with. I also found the different models useful and still use them, especially the IDEO model and SWOT analysis."

Nicholas Smith,

St John’s Grammar School

"The sequencing of learning in the program was carefully structured, allowing learners to delve deeper into the resources as we progressed through the course."

Darran Stutz-Grimmond

Middlemount Community School

Develop the capabilities to lead successfully in the contemporary school environment.

Leverage existing leadership capabilities and extend and engage in a process of continuous self-development.

Apply the learning gained from case-based scenarios and adaptive leadership principles to broader contexts.

Provide opportunities to work with peers to test assumptions, explore strategies and refine approaches to common issues.

Facilitate growth in others.

Support the application of learning to school practices and context.

Embrace a transformational ‘leader as learner’ mindset.

Enrolment

Enrolment into the program is based on a written application process and all applicants must satisfy NESLI’s admissions criteria and adhere to NESLI admissions policies and procedures. Interested parties are required to complete an official program application form. An application form may be obtained by contacting the NESLI Admissions Department.

Enrolment FEE

Standard enrolment fee: $4,780 +GST

he enrolment fee covers all tuition, program related materials and access to NESLI LMS.

How do I Enrol

In the program?