I am learning so much about myself as a leader and about leadership overall. Networking with colleagues is great and I am fully supported by the NCE team.
Having the time to stop and look at the theory behind what we are doing. It has validated a lot of my decisions and has given me more confidence.
It has opened up a huge range of learning opportunities form readings and seminars to podcasts. Doing the programme has allowed me to give myself valuable CPD time
It has been an opportunity to explore, reflect and practice some of the theoretical aspects of Leadership and gain a wider perspective on school improvement.
The online residential days. The speakers are brilliant and leave all with lots to digest.
I have felt empowered to be confident about my work.
Time to breathe, step back and think about my own practice.
Meeting other leaders in different school settings
Having access to people who are in education and having them share their experiences and insights
The opportunity to expand my understanding of strategic leadership theory and how I can apply it to my own practice.
The professional learning days and the podcasts. I would also say that the support from my PLM has been outstanding.
I love listening to all of the experts and soaking in their knowledge.
With each new piece of learning, I feel empowered.
A real in-depth look at key areas of leadership that helps hit the nail on the head.
developing my knowledge and understanding in aspects of leadership I had never considered before. Really opening my eyes to a world of knowledge
The fact that this is not just validation of my existing knowledge. I am learning a lot and are able to use this learning in day to day work.
Learning so many new things and being able to see them translate into day to day practice through the apprenticeship tasks.
Fantastic speakers on the learning days. Interesting topics and learning is centered on your role, it's not all theoretical.
Just the amazing ideas that I've been exposed to that have led me to further reading and expanded my horizons
Learning new knowledge and skills that support me in my role as a senior leader.
Challenge of reading outside and beyond education and then relating it to our field.
enjoying the learning content and the ability to look at so many different topics that are relevant to my current and future work
Inspirational NCE team and speakers
I love the PLDs, with such high quality speakers and the NCE podcasts.
Building my confidence
Communicating and learning with other senior leaders.
Quality of training and reading leading to enhanced, reflective practice
The podcast and book club sessions gives me some kind of normality. I also enjoy the workshop sessions too.
The level of support from SLT tutors, thought-provoking lectures and resources to make you question your everyday practice.
The academic learning. The support from the NCE has been excellent.
The quality of tutors and lecturers has been a real highlight.
The readings and the seminars are brilliant. Really enjoy them
Accessing high quality speakers and reading materials
The virtual residential days where you get to network just a little and hear other perspectives and ideas. Podcasts also great way to absorb information.
The depth of knowledge and support from many different schools of thought beyond education
support from Mark Ellis is excellent and the materials and PL days are well thought out and relevant
The Professional Learning Days and the book club sessions.
Thought provoking and academically challenging
Learning things that make me rethink my practice.
I am loving the new learning
Great speakers and lots of good books that make you think
The knowledge I am constantly gaining and the excellent support
Learning so much about effective ways to develop my leadership practice
I enjoy the academic professional learning days where the teaching has a been excellent
The live lecture by Sir David Carter - it was first-class.
Understanding the theory that supports my instincts as a leader.
Having such an invested and motivational tutor. Rachel is incredible.
Listening to inspirational speakers such as Vivienne Porritt and Diana Osagie
Completing the reading to learn more and listening to the podcast discussions
The depth of knowledge and opportunities for self-reflection
The space,, chance and focus on learning beyond my comfort zone.
The range of reading, and sharing ideas with colleagues in break out rooms and on WhatsApp
Listening to experts!
Quality of Knowledge Seminars
deepening my understanding in aspects of leadership
Excellent professional learning days and support from tutors.
The support from Mark Ellis and Nick Heard
The live days when we have had a chance to 'meet' tutors etc
Excellent range of speakers and superb support from James Potter
The wider learning and affirmation of what is working successfully in school.
The support offered by the tutors
Tutor Support, Mark Ellis and Mia Jones have been fantastic.
The wealth of new ideas that I have picked up
The brilliant range of speakers at the seminars and the personalised approach from my tutor Mark Ellis.
The way it challenges my thinking
Professional learning days and tutor support
To high quality tutors, presenters, materials and support
Support from the senior tutor through regular zoom meetings, podcasts and book clubs.
Ease of access to materials
Knowledge skills and the readings
Listening to the speakers during the online learning
Being exposed to insights from other professionals and literature
Challenging thinking around leadership
Listening to experts share their experience
Personal reflection based on literature
Excellent support from my tutor Rachel
The support of the Tutors.