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Leadership Programmes

CISC, in partnership with EducareM and the Catholic Education Service, is pleased to offer a range of  formational programmes for colleagues at different stages of their careers in Catholic education.

CISC collaborates with EducareM and the National School of Formation on the following programmes:

  • Peter and Paul – Early Career Teachers and New Governors
  • Barnabas and Magdalene – Aspiring Leaders and Governors
  • Christ the Teacher – Leaders and Experienced Governors

CISC collaborates with the CES on their Formatio Programme for Executive Leadership.

 

Peter & Paul –Teachers and new Governors

Available to CISC’s recently qualified teachers with 3 years experience, those new to teaching in a Catholic school and those new to governance in this setting.    Designed in collaboration with Educarem, it is a formative and informative career development opportunity for colleagues committing to Catholic education.   There are two residentials, study visits to other CISC schools and educational settings, as well as the opportunity to engage in a personal action research project.

Residential 1 Wednesday 3rd – Thursday 4th November, 2021

Residential 2 Thursday 16th – Friday 17th June, 2022

The cost of the programme is £950. However there may be small grants available from the CISC Committee to further offset costs and make it more feasible for schools to allow colleagues to engage. In agreement with EducareM, payment can be made over 2 academic years.

Programme experiences and outcomes can be linked to your annual appraisal cycle.

If you are interested or know of a suitable candidate, please get in touch with me.

Further details about the programme are available via the link below.
https://educarem.org.uk/nsf-i-peter-paul-programme/

If you are considering ‘next steps’ in your career progression and would like to have a chat, please get in touch at: maureen.glackin@catholicindependentschools.com

 

Barnabas & Magdalene– Aspiring Leaders and Governors

Available to CISC deputy and assistant heads. Presented and designed in collaboration with Educarem, it is an enriching and bespoke formation opportunity for those seeking to lead a Catholic school.  There are two residential experiences and these are further enriched by study visits to other CISC schools and educational settings.

Residential 1 Tuesday 16th  – Wednesday 17th November, 2021

Residential 2 Thursday 19th  – Friday 20th  May, 2022

Educarem offers a grant to all participants which brings the cost to £1150. However the CISC Committee has approved additional funding of £500 for CISC participants to further offset costs and make it more feasible for schools to allow colleagues to engage. Therefore the total cost for CISC participants is £650 which, in agreement with EducareM, can be paid over 2 academic years.

There is a maximum of 8 places available with the potential for additional subsidy for smaller schools, dependent on take-up. If you are interested or know of a suitable candidate, please get in touch with me.

Programme experiences and outcomes can be linked to your annual appraisal cycle.

Further details about the programme are available via the link below.
http://www.educarem.org.uk/nsf-ii-barnabas-programme/

 

Christ the Teacher – Leaders and experienced Governors

Available to serving CISC Headteachers, Principals, Chairs and experienced Governors.  CISC has worked closely with EducareM on this well established and highly regarded programme.  Built around three residential experiences and two study visits, it is a unique, stimulating and challenging opportunity to renew and refresh your mission in Catholic education and that of the vision of your school.

Residential 1 Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th October, 2021

Residential 2 Thursday 13th  – Friday 14th January, 2021

Residential 3 Thursday 10th  – Friday 11th  March, 2022

 

Study visits are arranged between each residential experience

 

Educarem offers a grant to all participants which brings the cost to £1590. However the CISC Committee may be able to provide additional funding of £500 for CISC participants to further offset costs and make it more feasible for schools to allow colleagues to engage. Therefore the total cost for CISC participants is £1090 which, in agreement with EducareM, can be paid over 2 academic years.

Programme experiences and outcomes can be linked to your annual appraisal cycle.

Further details about the programme are available via the link https://educarem.org.uk/nsf-iii-headteachers-directors-chairs-of-governors/

 

If you are interested or would like to recommend a suitable candidate, please get in touch at:  maureen.glackin@catholicindependentschools.com


 

In addition to these programmes of formation there is also the Annual Headteachers’ National Retreat, designed to nourish, strengthen and support the spiritual wellbeing of Headteachers and governors.

 

Ninth Annual Headteachers’ National Retreat

The challenge of discipleship today

Retreat leader: The Right Reverend John Arnold, Eleventh Bishop of Salford

Dates: 17th – 18th June 2021 (early arrival option for 9th June) Cost:£320

Venue: Coombe Abbey Hotel, Brinklow Road, Binley, Warwickshire, CV3 2AB.

Further details available at:  https://educarem.org.uk/national-retreat/

 

Formatio

Formatio is aimed at those leading, or aspiring to lead, two to four Catholic schools with a focus on faith formation and professional development in the context of the relatively new and evolving role of executive leadership.

It features input from experienced executive headteachers, area specialists and other stakeholders and takes place over two residential events during the academic year.

 

The programme is held at the beautiful Stanbrook Abbey Hotel, Worcester, the home to the Second English Benedictine Congregation of Nuns from 1838 to 2009.

The total cost of the programme is £800 per delegate.

Due to COVID, this programme has been postponed for academic year, 20-21 but dates will be posted once confirmed with the CES.

Further details are available at:

http://formatio.org.uk

If you are interested, please get in touch at:  maureen.glackin@catholicindependentschools.com