Developing a Successful School Culture
Overview of the course
- Practical and realistic advice to establish positive cultural norms for school improvement
- Create a culture where all staff make a difference to pupil outcomes
- Analyse and model your school culture on the day
Unfortunately, this course isn’t running at the moment. But, you can still run it in your school! Call 01790 755783 to find out more.
Use the research of Schein to define YOUR school culture:
Artefacts and Symbols – what is seen and heard around school?
Espoused Values – what are the espoused values of your organisation?
Basic Underlying Assumptions – how does unconscious behaviour of staff reflect on their beliefs?
Practical ideas for establishing positive cultural norms:
Shared goals – How do we create a shared vision?
Responsibiliy for success – How does leadership involve everyone?
Collegiality – How can we lead people to work together?
Continuous improvement – How can you foster a growth mindset?
Lifelong learning – How can we make CPD purposeful and enjoyable?
Risk-taking – How can we extinguish fear of failure to foster progress?
Support – How can we support staff when innovating practice?
Mutual Respect – How can we ensure staff reach their full potential?
Openness – How can we shape positive open forums?
Celebration and humour – How can we foster a happy staffroom?
A template to analyse your school culture
Ways to gather evidence on a school’s underlying culture
Examples for development planning based on results
Online post-course support
Delegate file including CPD certificate
Leadership & Management
Deputy Head, Head Teacher, Subject Head