The core objective of this course is to improve the leadership of headteachers for primary and secondary schools; in particular: in the critical period of the education is undergoing the deepened reform, how headteachers can initiate reform at the school level and how to cooperate with stakeholders to successfully complete reform. Meanwhile, this course pays much attention to the international leadership of headteachers, mainly including: understanding and contacting with the international pioneering leadership concepts and practice in depth and putting them into the practice in their own schools.
Currently, the course is jointly developed by ILEAD and the Institute of Education, University College London, which is the top university in education leadership field. Therefore, it not only absorbs the leading concepts in the world, but also has the successful experience of the leading Sino-Foreign cooperative university in China.
There are two methods available for participants to join our course:
- 6-month training including four stages in two places: Suzhou and London; the basic stages include: Suzhou: Discussion about the 'Future of Education and Innovation Trends'; London: Studying International Leading Concepts and Learning about the Education Practices in Britain; Online: Sharing in China: Peer Learning, Discovery regarding Practice Promotion; Field Investigation: Best Practice School (Selecting the most successful headteacher after training and On-Site Investigation).
- For the headteachers for whom it is not convenient to study overseas, a 6-month training including four phases in Suzhou is available, the stages include: Discussion on the Future of Education and the Innovation Trends; Instruction from lecturers from Institute of Education, University College London about international leading concepts and the education practices in Britain; Online: Sharing in China, Peer Learning, Discovery regarding Practice Promotion; Field Investigation: Best Practice School (Selecting the most successful headteacher after training and On-Site Investigation).