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Aspiring leaders - develop the skills of an effective leader 2022044Z is a Course

Aspiring leaders - develop the skills of an effective leader 2022044Z

May 4 - Dec 30, 2022

$1,340 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Day 1 Thursday 5 May 2022, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm

Day 2 Thursday 28 July 2022, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm

Delivery mode

In person at ISV, 40 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne


This learning event is right for you if you are a school leader in a primary or secondary setting, in the first two years of your role, or if you have been appointed to a leadership position but have yet to take up the role


This program aims to equip aspiring leaders with the skills and strategies to increase their leadership capacity in their roles. Participants will have the opportunity to explore a range of leadership elements, including:

  • Building team effectiveness
  • Understanding yourself to understand others
  • Critical communication skills
  • Managing and sustaining change
  • Elements of each area will be addressed through blended learning with an emphasis on collaboration, discussion and customised content for each leader’s unique context
  • An opportunity for networking with other leaders while building your leadership capacity


This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):

  •  School governance – Governance                                                                                                          
  • Curriculum and Student Learning – Information about school performance                                                
  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Child safety                                                                                               
  • Staff Employment – Teachers’ requirements                                                                                                       

Key takeaways               

  • increased awareness of your personal leadership style
  • techniques to build capacity to develop and motivate self and others
  • skills for effective and productive team management
  • strategies to engage in a range of conversations that matter
  • planning for intentional change
  • engagement with stakeholders


Presenter information

Jackie Macreadie          

Jackie Macreadie is a Principal Consultant for Independent Schools Victoria with over 25 years’ experience in education, both in schools and universities. She has held diverse portfolios, ranging from development of international student programs, Registered Training Organisations, to leading change in schools as a school leader. Jackie has held several roles at university in a faculty and marketing management and administrative capacity, as well as lecturing in science and the Masters of Teaching for Deakin University, Monash University and Holmesglen TAFE. She has also played leading roles in the implementation of various Australian and Victorian Government education programs.