Women in Educational Leadership

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Women in Educational Leadership

Programme Overview
Women in Educational Leadership
Delivery ModelFace to Face session
What is Included
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Course material 
  • AED 2150 per delegate plus 5% VAT
  • Discounts available for 3 or more delegates from the same school.
  • If you would like bespoke, in-school training, please contact Rebecca (rebecca@infinitelearning.ae) for more information.
Deadline booking date
Wednesday 4th October 2023
Date of Training
Monday 20th & Tuesday 21st November 2023 
Time (UAE)8:45am to 3:30pm UAE Time
Target audience

People already with leadership responsibility and aspiring leaders 

Aims of the course
  • To increase confidence in aspiring and experienced women leaders 
  • To recognise the benefit of compassionate leadership and growth in teams 
  • To understand the challenges and the joys of leading 
  • To emerge with a personal strategy for development  
Intended outcomes

To develop confidence in your ability to lead by exploring your ambitions and harnessing your energy, curiosity and determination by developing resilience to manage the challenges you face. 

Elly Tobin

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Elly Tobin, OBE has over three decades of experience as a senior leader in international and UK national institutions.  She worked for over 25 years in international education and from 2008-2019 was Principal of a large post 16 college in Birmingham, UK as well as the Director of the College for International Citizenship which offers short programmes in global studies and international relations. Retiring as Principal of the main College in January 2019, she retains the directorship of the College for International Citizenship and has been a senior consultant for Consilium Education for the past decade operating worldwide with the most recent projects being in Siberia and Uzbekistan. She continues to work as an international school accreditor and is a Lead Improvement Practitioner for COBIS (Council of British international Schools). She is one of the founder directors of the International Writing Project (IWP) which delivers teacher training to develop better writing skills most recently in Thailand, Panama, India and Europe. She also coaches and mentors senior leaders and delivers Middle Management training in schools and colleges.  Elly is a respected leader, EAL practitioner, workshop presenter and keynote speaker at conferences around the world. She has published two children’s books and continues to write children’s stores as a hobby. She was awarded an honorary doctorate by Aston University for her work in education and is currently living in Birmingham UK.

Programme Details:

This two-day course will explore the challenges of leadership for women and the importance of keeping a work-life balance that enhances your strengths. We will explore the fears and rewards of leadership as we step up to lead. We will examine the need for compassionate leadership and the courage of letting go as we empower others we lead. 

Day One   
08:45  Registration and refreshments. 
  • Ambition and how it gets distorted 
  • Imposter syndrome 
  • Overcoming the nerves 
10:30  Coffee Break. 
  • Seeking your security  
  • Being true to self 
  • Knowing your skills 
  • Power versus authority 


13:00  Lunch Break. 
  • Exploring good leadership roles 
  • Exploring bad leadership roles 
  • Role models not clones 
15:30  Finish. 


Day Two   
08:45  Registration and refreshments. 
  • Working with others, creating equality 
  • Team dynamics  
  • Do as I do not as I say 


10:30  Coffee Break. 
  • Using the leadership tree 
  • Who do you think you are? 
  • Dealing with conflict, within and without 
  • Softening not strengthening the role 


13:00  Lunch Break. 
  • You’ve reached the summit …now what? 
  • Flattening the hierarchy 
  • Personal targets and next steps 
15:30  Finish. 


Elly Tobin
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