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What are our learners enjoying about the programmes?

What
is
Leanne
enjoying
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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.

Leanne Yost
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What
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Patience
enjoying
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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.

Patience Nhenga
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What
is
Louisa
enjoying
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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

Louisa Jones
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What
is
Ruth
enjoying
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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.

Ruth Whitehead
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What
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Philip
enjoying
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The online residential days. The speakers are brilliant and leave all with lots to digest.

Philip Collier
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What
is
Kati-Anne
enjoying
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I have felt empowered to be confident about my work.

Kati-Anne Roughley
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What
is
Sarah
enjoying
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Meeting other leaders in different school settings

Sarah Allen
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What
is
Andrew
enjoying
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Having access to people who are in education and having them share their experiences and insights

Andrew Whelan
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What
is
Jo
enjoying
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Time to breathe, step back and think about my own practice.

Jo Hill
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What
is
Sophia
enjoying
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The opportunity to expand my understanding of strategic leadership theory and how I can apply it to my own practice.

Sophia Potter
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What
is
Sean
enjoying
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The professional learning days and the podcasts. I would also say that the support from my PLM has been outstanding.

Sean Cornish
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What
is
Cheryl
enjoying
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I love listening to all of the experts and soaking in their knowledge.

Cheryl Jump
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What
is
Diana
enjoying
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With each new piece of learning, I feel empowered.

Diana Detterick
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What
is
Nicola
enjoying
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developing my knowledge and understanding in aspects of leadership I had never considered before. Really opening my eyes to a world of knowledge

Nicola Jackson
5 Stars
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What
is
Craig
enjoying
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A real in-depth look at key areas of leadership that helps hit the nail on the head.

Craig Chaplin
5 Stars
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What
is
Edyta
enjoying
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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.

Edyta White
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What
is
Alex
enjoying
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Fantastic speakers on the learning days. Interesting topics and learning is centered on your role, it's not all theoretical.

Alex Townsend
5 Stars
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What
is
Helen
enjoying
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Just the amazing ideas that I've been exposed to that have led me to further reading and expanded my horizons

Helen Savory
5 Stars
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What
is
Dawn
enjoying
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Learning so many new things and being able to see them translate into day to day practice through the apprenticeship tasks.

Dawn Barlow-Ward
5 Stars
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What
is
Jennie
enjoying
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enjoying the learning content and the ability to look at so many different topics that are relevant to my current and future work

Jennie Thomson
5 Stars
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What
is
Jessica
enjoying
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Learning new knowledge and skills that support me in my role as a senior leader.

Jessica Beasley
5 Stars
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What
is
Matthew
enjoying
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Challenge of reading outside and beyond education and then relating it to our field.

Matthew Pike
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What
is
David
enjoying
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Inspirational NCE team and speakers

David Guy
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What
is
Siobhan
enjoying
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I love the PLDs, with such high quality speakers and the NCE podcasts.

Siobhan Stanczyk
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What
is
Michelle
enjoying
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Building my confidence

Michelle Antoniou
5 Stars
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What
is
Alison
enjoying
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Quality of training and reading leading to enhanced, reflective practice

Alison Spence
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What
is
Nathaniel
enjoying
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Communicating and learning with other senior leaders.

Nathaniel Wilson
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What
is
Rosette
enjoying
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The podcast and book club sessions gives me some kind of normality. I also enjoy the workshop sessions too.

Rosette Doxon
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What
is
Sally
enjoying
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The academic learning. The support from the NCE has been excellent.

Sally Porter
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What
is
Julie
enjoying
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The quality of tutors and lecturers has been a real highlight.

Julie Stewart
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What
is
Christopher
enjoying
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The level of support from SLT tutors, thought-provoking lectures and resources to make you question your everyday practice.

Christopher Griffin
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What
is
Philip
enjoying
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The readings and the seminars are brilliant. Really enjoy them

Philip Collier
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What
is
Sarah
enjoying
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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.

Sarah Hatherall-Good
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What
is
Rachael
enjoying
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Accessing high quality speakers and reading materials

Rachael Caunter
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What
is
James
enjoying
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support from Mark Ellis is excellent and the materials and PL days are well thought out and relevant

James Harrison
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What
is
Kathy-Ann
enjoying
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The depth of knowledge and support from many different schools of thought beyond education

Kathy-Ann McClean
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What
is
Marie
enjoying
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The Professional Learning Days and the book club sessions.

Marie Foucher
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What
is
Ciaran
enjoying
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Thought provoking and academically challenging

Ciaran Treloar
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What
is
Valerie
enjoying
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Learning things that make me rethink my practice.

Valerie Griffiths
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What
is
Daniel
enjoying
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Great speakers and lots of good books that make you think

Daniel Bowden
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What
is
Amanda
enjoying
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I am loving the new learning

Amanda Holling
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What
is
Karen
enjoying
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The knowledge I am constantly gaining and the excellent support

Karen Ward
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What
is
Julie
enjoying
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Learning so much about effective ways to develop my leadership practice

Julie Crouch
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What
is
Joseph
enjoying
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The live lecture by Sir David Carter - it was first-class.

Joseph Sparks
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What
is
Lesley
enjoying
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I enjoy the academic professional learning days where the teaching has a been excellent

Lesley Dolben
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What
is
Victoria
enjoying
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Having such an invested and motivational tutor. Rachel is incredible.

Victoria Ongley
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What
is
Kate
enjoying
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Listening to inspirational speakers such as Vivienne Porritt and Diana Osagie

Kate Wright
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What
is
Alexandra
enjoying
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Understanding the theory that supports my instincts as a leader.

Alexandra Trainer
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What
is
Freya
enjoying
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Completing the reading to learn more and listening to the podcast discussions

Freya Wall
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What
is
Tamanna
enjoying
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The space,, chance and focus on learning beyond my comfort zone.

Tamanna Abdul-Karim
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What
is
Julia
enjoying
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The depth of knowledge and opportunities for self-reflection

Julia Spence
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What
is
Lisa
enjoying
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The range of reading, and sharing ideas with colleagues in break out rooms and on WhatsApp

Lisa Robertson
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What
is
Sonya
enjoying
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Listening to experts!

Sonya Campbell
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What
is
Jeanette
enjoying
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Quality of Knowledge Seminars

Jeanette Harlow
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What
is
Caroline
enjoying
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deepening my understanding in aspects of leadership

Caroline Tomlinson
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What
is
Melanie
enjoying
?

Excellent professional learning days and support from tutors.

Melanie Taylor
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What
is
Robert
enjoying
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The support from Mark Ellis and Nick Heard

Robert Wade
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What
is
Sean
enjoying
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The live days when we have had a chance to 'meet' tutors etc

Sean Cornish
5 Stars
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What
is
Gary
enjoying
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Excellent range of speakers and superb support from James Potter

Gary Streatfield
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What
is
Benjamin
enjoying
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The support offered by the tutors

Benjamin Jones
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What
is
Ashley
enjoying
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The wider learning and affirmation of what is working successfully in school.

Ashley Winters
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What
is
Carole
enjoying
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Tutor Support, Mark Ellis and Mia Jones have been fantastic.

Carole McPhee
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What
is
Emily
enjoying
?

The brilliant range of speakers at the seminars and the personalised approach from my tutor Mark Ellis.

Emily Samuels
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What
is
Caroline
enjoying
?

The way it challenges my thinking

Caroline Tomlinson
5 Stars
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What
is
Stephanie
enjoying
?

The wealth of new ideas that I have picked up

Stephanie Edmunds
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What
is
Victoria
enjoying
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To high quality tutors, presenters, materials and support

Victoria Holmes
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What
is
Emma
enjoying
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The challenge!

Emma Hunston
5 Stars
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What
is
Laura
enjoying
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Professional learning days and tutor support

Laura Watson
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What
is
Lorraine
enjoying
?

Ease of access to materials

Lorraine Wright
5 Stars
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What
is
Joan
enjoying
?

Knowledge skills and the readings

Joan Henshaw
5 Stars
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What
is
Farzana
enjoying
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Support from the senior tutor through regular zoom meetings, podcasts and book clubs.

Farzana Hussain
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What
is
Rachelle
enjoying
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Being exposed to insights from other professionals and literature

Rachelle Pennock
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What
is
Emily
enjoying
?

Challenging thinking around leadership

Emily Thompson
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What
is
Kathryn
enjoying
?

Listening to the speakers during the online learning

Kathryn Yiannadji
5 Stars
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What
is
Sonya
enjoying
?

Listening to experts share their experience

Sonya Campbell
5 Stars
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What
is
Nickola
enjoying
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Personal reflection based on literature

Nickola Lewis-Nelson
5 Stars
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What
is
Sandra
enjoying
?

Excellent support from my tutor Rachel

Sandra Davis
5 Stars
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What
is
James
enjoying
?

The support of the Tutors.

James Griffiths
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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