• Stepping Into Leadership

    Stepping Into Leadership


    This DfE funded programme aims to equip ethnic minority teachers with the leadership skills, personal confidence and professional networks to make a successful applications for promotion. The programme is led By Diana Osagie (CEO, Courageous Leadership) and offers high quality relevant learning for ethnic minority teachers, opportunities to connect with successful, inspiring ethnic minority leaders and access to a local network of ethnic minority leaders that will continue beyond programme end.

    Participants will benefit from a two day residential event, hear from a diverse range of successful ethnic minority leaders from within and beyond education, get support to analyse structured 360 feedback, receive one-to-one coaching with ethnic minority coach and have opportunities to shadow ethnic minority headteachers.

    Session themes across a series of twilight’s will be responsive to participants’ wants and needs but are likely to include:

    • Vision and values
    • Authenticity in leadership
    • Exploring personal/work motives
    • Leading, managing and empowering others
    • Developing efficient systems and processes
    • Selling yourself in applications and at interview

    The programme will also include a launch event, mid-point event and closing celebration event. A complementary training session for governors, headteachers and business managers on unconscious bias will also be offered.

    To hear about the impact this programme has had on our previous participants, you can find a full impact report including case studies from our 2018-2019 cohort here.

    Reflections from our 2018-2019 participants

    Session details

    This programme is led by Diana Osagie, CEO, Courageous Leadership.

    Launch event
    Date: Wednesday 13 November 2019
    Time: 4:30-8pm
    Location: TBC

    Date: Friday 29 November 2019 – Saturday 30 November 2019
    Time: 4:30-7:30pm / 8:30am-2pm
    Location: TBC

    Twilight 1
    Date: Wednesday 11 December 2019
    Time: 4:30-6:30pm
    Locations: TBC

    Twilight 2
    Date: Tuesday 21 January 2020
    Time: 4:30-6:30pm
    Location: TBC

    Twilight 3
    Date: Tuesday 11 February 2020
    Time: 4:30-6:30pm
    Location: TBC

    Date: Tuesday 10 March 2020
    Time: 4:30-8pm
    Location: TBC

    Twilight 4
    Date: Tuesday 31 March 2020
    Time: 4:30-6:30pm
    Location: TBC

    Twilight 5
    Date: Tuesday 5 May 2020
    Time: 4:30-6:30pm
    Location: TBC

    Twilight 6
    Date: Tuesday 9 June 2020
    Time: 4:30-6:30pm
    Location: TBC

    Celebration event
    Date: Friday 10 July 2020
    Time: 4:30-8pm
    Location: TBC

    Sign up

    This programme is now full, you can still express your interest in joining this programme here and we will add you to the waiting list.