New Heads of Department Training

Dates for 2022/23: Tuesday, 22nd November 2022 at Collyer's, with an online follow-up session for one hour on Wednesday, 30th November 2022 (time tbc)

The New Heads of Department training runs annually in the Autumn term and is aimed at new HoDs who are in their first year of the post.

From November 2022 the programme will run as a one-day course, with an online follow-up session a week later in order to facilitate some reflection in between.  Delegates will be required to attend both the whole day of training and the follow-up session.

Written and delivered by experienced Heads of Department in the S7 Colleges, the course gets to grips with some of the critical factors that face a new Head of Department. The topics covered are: working with the departmental team, different approaches to measuring value-added, driving up quality and observing departmental lessons.  There will also be an opportunity between the two days for delegates to reflect on a departmental issue and actions to be taken.

A new specimen programme will be available to view in due course.

If you are a new Head of Department and interested in attending this course please discuss it with your Staff Development Manager in your college.