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Events

Keep up to date with upcoming and past events at CSSC.

We have clarified with the NAHT that CSSC is not subject to the present NAHT action and should you so wish, you would be welcome to join us at our events.

Upcoming events

The Controlled Schools' Support Council has a range of events planned for 2022/23. Further details coming soon. 

This page contains the most up to date information. All events are currently virtually arranged. Booking forms and further information will be emailed to controlled schools in due course.

For further information on any of our events, please contact info@csscni.org.uk or call 028 9531 3030. 

Seminar
Event Name Event Date Venue Who should attend Purpose of event
First Time Principals' event 3 October 2022 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) First time principals, Chair of Governors

Mark Baker, Chief Executive, Controlled Schools’ Support Council, extends a warm invitation to first time Principals and Board of Governors (Chair) to attend the Controlled Schools’ Support Council’s seminar for Principals, newly appointed within the controlled sector and their Chair of Governors.

Training
Event Name Event Date Venue Who should attend Purpose of event
Governor training (1) - ethos in controlled schools 27 September 2022 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) Governors , Chair of Governors

CSSC has adapted its training programme to develop an online training opportunity for Governors of controlled schools, in which the importance of ethos and the role of Governors in developing and leading ethos will be considered.

Building Capacity programme (Day 1) 28 September 2022 00:00 TBC Member schools

Building Capacity programme supports the building of the capacity of staff to embed evidence-based practice, conduct rigorous self-evaluation and promote school improvement.

Governor training (2) - ethos in controlled schools 11 October 2022 00:00 TBC Governors , Chair of Governors

CSSC has adapted its training programme to develop an online training opportunity for Governors of controlled schools, in which the importance of ethos and the role of Governors in developing and leading ethos will be considered.

Building Capacity programme (Day 2) 19 October 2022 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) Member schools

Building Capacity programme supports the building of the capacity of staff to embed evidence-based practice, conduct rigorous self-evaluation and promote school improvement.

Governor training (3) - ethos in controlled schools 24 January 2023 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) Governors , Chair of Governors

CSSC has adapted its training programme to develop an online training opportunity for Governors of controlled schools, in which the importance of ethos and the role of Governors in developing and leading ethos will be considered.

Governor training (4) - ethos in controlled schools 7 February 2023 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) Governors , Chair of Governors

CSSC has adapted its training programme to develop an online training opportunity for Governors of controlled schools, in which the importance of ethos and the role of Governors in developing and leading ethos will be considered.

Ethos and Leadership programme
Event Name Event Date Venue Who should attend Purpose of event
Personal Ethos Executive Coaching (cohort 1) 13 September 2022 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) Member schools

Module Three commences with a ‘Coaching Approach to Leadership’ day and offers up to seven hours personalised coaching for Principals. The module will facilitate focused conversations, reflective thinking and positive mindsets to enhance skills and actions.

Personal Ethos self-awareness 20 September 2022 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) Member schools

Module One uses diagnostic tools to explore styles and characteristics of leadership. Consideration is given to the concept of Emotional Intelligence and how self-awareness can facilitate personal development.

Communication Ethos - Digital 28 September 2022 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) Member schools

Module Three explores effective practice for schools to communicate school messages, including ethos, through the world of digital communication, social media and online platforms.

Personal Ethos Relationships 13 October 2022 00:00 TBC Member schools

Module Two examines the role of the Principal in building effective and meaningful relationships across a range of stakeholders. Participants will explore how to build rapport, establish trust, listen actively and manage conflict.

Improvement Ethos 19 October 2022 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) Member schools

Module One takes place over an academic year and supports senior leaders to address one strategic priority in their School Development Plan to improve learning and teaching. The programme has three days of interactive, evidence-based sessions with opportunity for coaching/mentoring.

Module Two is a coaching programme delivered in a Systemic Team approach over an 18 – 24 month period. The programme aims to develop a more cohesive, strategic thinking and effective Senior Leadership Team. 

Module Three delivers Level 2 Trauma Informed Practice (TIP) training at a whole school level and considers how TIP influences school ethos, policies and practice. Schools should have already completed the EA online Adverse Childhood Experiences Level 1 TIP training. 

Personal Ethos Executive Coaching (cohort 2) 10 January 2023 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) Member schools

Module Three commences with a ‘Coaching Approach to Leadership’ day and offers up to 7 hours personalised coaching for Principals. The module will facilitate focused conversations, reflective thinking and positive mindsets to enhance skills and actions.

Communication Ethos - Essential Skills 17 January 2023 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) Member schools

Module One develops effective and purposeful communication, particularly in relation to the ethos, mission and values of the school. Participants will examine essential communication skills based around four areas:

  • Listening and Comprehension Skills
  • Verbal Skills
  • Writing Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
Communication Ethos - Your message 21 February 2023 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) Member schools

Module Two examines fundamental leadership messages in relation to ethos, mission and values. Consideration is given to engagement with various audiences, and effective strategies to communicate school messages.

Event
Event Name Event Date Venue Who should attend Purpose of event
CSSC Conference 17 November 2022 00:00 TBC (times to be confirmed) Open to all controlled schools, Governors

CSSC annual conference for controlled schools to include AGM business.