Senior Curriculum Leadership Online Course (Continuous Course)

The Senior Curriculum Leadership Online Course is available for current or aspiring senior leaders in education settings who want to further their knowledge, skills and confidence in leading change across their setting.

This course is led by the influential Matt Bromley

Matt Bromley is an education writer and advisor with over twenty years’ experience in teaching and leadership including as a secondary school headteacher and principal, FE college vice principal, and MAT director. He also works as a public speaker, trainer, and school improvement lead, and is a primary school governor. Matt writes for various newspapers and magazines, sits on SecEd’s editorial board and co-hosts their podcast. He is the author of numerous best-selling books for teachers and his education blog has been voted one of the UK’s most influential.


The topics:

Part One: The 5 crucial roles SLT can play in curriculum design

  • Agree the whole-school vision;
  • Determine how broad and balanced the curriculum should be;
  • Articulate the purpose of education within the school;
  • Create a culture within which the curriculum can flourish; and
  • Be the gatekeepers of staff time and skills.

Part Two: Curriculum intent

  • What is a curriculum? The national curriculum, the local curriculum and the hidden curriculums
  • Identifying the clear end points of the school curriculum
  • Planning and sequencing the school curriculum
  • Ensuring the school curriculum is ambitious for all

Part Three: Curriculum implementation

  • How each subject discipline might be taught at subject and classroom level
  • How teachers might enable pupils to understand key concepts
  • How teachers might present information clearly and promote appropriate discussion
  • How to check pupils’ understanding effectively

Part Four: Curriculum Impact

  • The importance of measuring outcomes in their widest possible sense
  • Looking beyond qualification outcomes to the holistic education we provide to our pupils
  • How wider outcomes might be measured
  • How to improve the school’s assessment practices by focusing on: purpose; process; and validity

Friday 30 October 2020
£129.99 + VAT