Technicians Online Leadership Programme - Working with and training others

25 February 2021
09:00 - 15:00

This event forms part of 3 of the ASE's technician leadership programme.

Event Type: 
Online event

About this Event

This one-day online course forms part of the ASE Technicians Leadership Programme. Working with others can be difficult and developing your team’s skills and knowledge can also have its issues.

This one-day course will help and support your leadership of others and how you communicate and work with individuals in your school to support an effective technical service. The course, led by Simon Quinnell, will also develop your training and continuing professional development skills and knowledge, so you can confidently support the development of technicians and teachers in your institution and beyond. The course content will explore, successful communication strategies, difficult conversations, developing your team, delivering effective CPD and training, coaching and mentoring and dealing with difficult people.

You will be able to:

  • describe strategies for effective communication and assess those used in your workplace
  • evaluate ways to effectively deal with difficult situations with others.
  • describe methods of effective training, mentoring, coaching and feedback and demonstrate how these can be used to develop individuals by planning, implementing and carrying out episodes of CPD


09.00 to 10.30 Successful communication

Exploring what makes communication effective, assessing what communication strategies you use, how to get the best out of other people and running meetings.

11.00 to 12.30 Effective relationships and difficult conversations

How to work with people with differing views to your own, working with difficult characters and what strategies to use and how to hold successful difficult conversations.

13.30 to 15.00 Delivering effective CPD

How to deliver successful CPD to others in your school and college, what is good CPD, what development opportunities are there and what types of CPD could you deliver.

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