Preparing for a TLR and/or Increasing your Effectiveness as you move to UPS – 3 day module Summer – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)

Course date: 27th May 2021

This 3-day module is a rolling programme. The days can be completed in any order and can also be booked as stand-alone days.

£510.00 + VAT (20%)

Target Group: Teachers showing early signs of leadership, those seeking a TLR or those looking to advance to UPS.
This 3-day module is a rolling programme. The days can be completed in any order and can also be booked as stand-alone days. Day 3- Thurs 27th May 2021
  • devising effective action plans for subjects and areas of responsibility
  • developing coaching and mentoring skills
  • giving effective developmental feedback to LSAs
  • widen practices to reduce the impact of poverty on under-achievement
  • improving personal presentational skills with colleagues and governors
Day 1- TBC Autumn 2021
  • what is leadership? Understanding and using the leadership standards
  • understanding the essential skills and behaviours of emerging leaders: ‘Golden Rules’
  • developing a passion and vision to inspire others for an aspect of school life
  • gaining further influence with wider Audiences, including governors
Day 2- TBC Spring 2022
  • understanding Estyn: recording and reporting using evaluative language
  • planning and undertaking evaluations including listening to learners
  • analysing a high quality learning environment
  • understanding and using data to improve performance in a single subject

course attendee quote What people say about this course...

"Excellent course. Well resourced." Course delegate June 2018

"I have thoroughly enjoyed the 3 days of courses and have a greater understanding of the leadership role." Course delegate June 2018

"Very useful & supportive resources that can be used easily. Thanks."  Course delegate Nov 2018


Course Presenter: Gareth Coombes

LEADERSHIP and MANAGEMENT/ ASSESSMENT for LEARNING - Gareth Coombes is an Educational Consultant, he has 17 years’ advisory experience. Previously he has worked as a Challenge Adviser, a Lead Adviser in Newport LA, with a key responsibility for leadership and teaching and learning across the city's 54 primary schools. Prior to that Gareth worked in Torfaen and in an earlier life was a very successful primary headteacher. Gareth Coombes is an Estyn Inspector of both Key Stage 2 and Foundation Phase. He is experienced in international working, particularly in the Far East, most recently in Dubai and Myanmar. In his INSET, he will outline successful strategies, citing the many instances of excellent and good practices that he observes on his travels. His Inset is underpinned by up-to-date educational research. He believes in supporting schools with the 'how to do it' as opposed to the 'what to do'. His style is engaging and varied! He tells it as it is! He has presented at range of conferences. Gareth’s fields of expertise are all aspects of leadership and effective teaching and learning. He has created a series of supportive educational products, particularly Leadership Continua, Middle Leaders Continua, Continua for LSAs, Continua for Kids and materials to support effective self-evaluation and work scrutiny! Most recently he is supporting schools in writing high-quality and much shorter SERs! In partnership, he has re-launched Teaching Continua, currently used in over 500 schools, as an on-line developmental self-evaluation tool for teachers and school development. Gareth Coombes is currently working on materials to support schools in developing Successful Futures. Search for Courses

Course Location: South Wales - Cardiff

CARDIFF: Future Inn, Hemingway Road, Cardiff Bay CF10 4AU START TIME: 8.30am coffee and registration for a 9.00am start
The Future Inn, Cardiff Bay