Presentation on theme: "Entrepreneurial School Leadership (ESL) Lifelong Learning Programme."— Presentation transcript:
Entrepreneurial School Leadership (ESL) Lifelong Learning Programme
Status: Not approved yet. Start October 2012 (kick off) Duration: 26 months until December 2014
Educational context Schools are becoming more autonomous. OECD described leading autonomous schools as the equivalent of ‘running a small business’, operate in a more business-like fashion Develop business orientated skills.
Partners 4 professional training partners, 2 business schools + ESHA 1.The North Leadership Centre (England) is based Newcastle University in England. Expertise: leadership training 2.NOVANCIA Business School Paris, (France) provides training for business leaders. 3.Audencia Nantes Business School (France) provides education for managers 4.DNI-VSKO (Belgium) is the umbrella organisation for Catholic Education in Flanders (Belgium). DNI provides development for teachers at all the levels of VSKO. 5.Aisis (Czech Republic) provides support to improve and innovate educational, managerial processes and learning environment in CZ primary and secondary schools. 6.Teach For Bulgaria (Bulgaria) strives to address the problem of unequal access to quality education in secondary schools in Bulgaria. They focus on teachers. 7.ESHA
Business skills Accounting and reporting Strategy: what is your school and what kind of students do you want / need? Thinking: out side – in oriented Differentiation: why is your school better then the school next door?
How does a business school differentiate themselves? Audencia Nantes Business School (France) provides education and personal development guidance to students who will assert themselves as responsible, highly-skilled managers and entrepreneurs having a global awareness and a broad culture and who are attentive to giving meaning to their decisions and actions
Engagement School leaders in the UK, Belgium, Czech Republic and Bulgaria. Primary and Secondary sectors. Other Teacher Training organisations in and beyond the partner countries, other specialist Business schools and Universities, Head teacher organisations who are members of ESHA and local and regional authorities with responsibility for training.
Summary This project is very interesting: – Can you compete with the school next door? – How do you compete: on things that you believe that matters? Or do you act on the values of your customers (parents) UK, Belgium, Czech Republic and Bulgaria. This is very interesting, even without the project
Work packages 1 +2 WP1: project management Project management, responsibilities and systems. Role ESHA: project management meetings: 10 days WP2: State of art. Review the latest research findings on entrepreneurial and managerial skills of leaders Identify, measure and validate the key entrepreneurial and managerial skills common to business and school leaders Research current structures for leadership training and autonomy in schools across the EU identify how to adapt models of training to fit into the current structures Role ESHA: data collection: 8 days
Work Package 3 Skills gaps and training needs Finalise the paper on entrepreneurial skills in school leadership Identify initial skills gaps in entrepreneurial leadership Identify 4 key areas for developing training modules Agree structures of training modules in both Primary and Secondary Role ESHA: organise a 1-day work shop 2 days
Work Package Initial module development (4) use action research to develop one Primary and one Secondary module in each country review outcomes and assess against on-going skills analysis collate modules into a single training package Final Training Package Development (5) test the modules in both secondary and primary in the four countries evaluate the content and methodology finalise and customise the training packages No ESHA involvement
Work Package 6 Overarching Research collect quantitative and qualitative data throughout the project from the target groups assess the content against the needs of the target groups and advise on revisions assess the methodology against the needs of the target groups and advise on revision produce research findings on both the content and methodology, accompanied by case studies translate the research findings into policy recommendations ESHA role: data collection through ESHA channels : 18 days
Work Package 7 Quality Assurance design and develop methods and tools for project monitoring, quality and evaluation monitor the project progress evaluate intermediate and final project results ESHA role: 3 online meetings; 3 days
Work Package 8 Initial and Interim Dissemination Raise awareness of the project and its aims, to engage interest and to provide regular updates of the progress of the project. Build dissemination plan, using the ESHA on-line community, ESHA magazine and articles for national organisations to use. (EN, FR, Nl, Cz, Bg) Interim reports in March 2013, June 2013, and March 2014 ESHA role : lead, 44 days
Work Package 9 Final Dissemination To share publicly the outcomes of the project and its aims and to introduce the exploitation phase Conference attracts over 60 participants from across the EU Orders placed for future training Organizing an event: preferably Brussels in 2014 ESHA role: lead, 40 days organise the final event, commercial engagement and the resources to be distributed. A keynote speaker will be invited to open the conference. contact with commercial sponsors and organisation of ‘market place’ at conference venue
Work package National Exploitation (WP10) To ensure that the resources developed and the research outcomes are fully exploited by the partners at a national level in a sustainable way. Role ESHA: help build the exploitation plan, 2 days WP11:International Exploitation (WP11) To ensure that the resources developed and the research outcomes are exploited in countries not involved in the consortium Training and seminars/conferences at an international level. P1, P4, P5 and P6 will work together to provide an international in-service training offer for school leaders and aspiring school leaders in all EU countries Role ESHA : 3 days Promotion of outcomes of the project with case studies to national associations and authorities to market the on-line training modules. The aim will be to recruit up to 100 leaders using on-line training in increasing to 300 after three years. Memorandum of understanding, data collection plan.