Gisborne: Middle Leaders Twilight Workshop Series

Professional development (PD) Gisborne

Posted: 22 January 2020
Notice reference #: 1HA4ex

These workshops will be interactive with time provided for the dialogue and the sharing of thinking and ideas. Workshop content has been co-constructed with the assistance of previous participants identified needs and feedback.

In an attempt to be responsive and adaptive to participant needs, each workshop in the series builds on the knowledge workshop.

  • Deepen our understanding of ourselves as a leader
  • Explore what it means to "lead from the middle"
  • Examine the issues faced by middle leaders in a school
  • Inquire into a wide range of leadership practices that will assist in building a leadership platform
  • Further develop our understanding of the importance of School Culture
  • Examine tools that promote leading for a strategic and successful sustainable change
  • Unpacking the Educational Leadership Capability Framework
  • Promote leading for strategic and successful change
  • Develop capability - evaluative, strategic, instructional and adaptive
  • Promote dialogue, discussion and debate with other middle leaders
  • Support leaders inquiries as part of appraisal
  • Assist with further aspirations towards senior leadership positions.


David Bradford is a Leadership and Assessment facilitator for Te Whai Toi Tangata, Division of Education at the University of Waikato.

Events summary


20 February 2020 – 20 February 2020


14 May 2020 – 14 May 2020


06 August 2020 – 06 August 2020

Further information

Contact: Amiria McGarvey

 (07) 838 5106