Women in Secondary Educational Leadership Programme

The Pūtea Whakawhanake Pouako | PPTA Learning and Development Centre, in partnership with Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington, is proud to deliver a course to develop the capability of women leaders in secondary education.

To register your interest in this free short programme, please visit the VUW course page or email VUW Education Programme Manager Elizabeth Craker - elizabeth.craker@wellingtonuni-professional.nz.

Programme overview 

This programme is for wāhine working in middle leadership roles who want to explore more about themselves and their own leadership style; interrogate the challenges specifically impacting wāhine in these roles; and learn how to become authentic leaders who reflect their own values.

Programme format 

This programme will be delivered over 10 weeks and include: 

  • One face-to-face workshop 
  • Four 1.5 hour webinars (after school from 4.00pm to 5.30pm)
  • An online learning portal with a range of supporting resources and reflection tools

Topics covered will include…   

  • Barriers for women 
  • Authentic leadership  
  • Leadership frameworks, including Indigenous models of leadership
  • Challenging limiting beliefs 
  • Power and influence 
  • Growth conversations 
  • Sexual abuse, harassment and the MeToo movement  
  • Parenthood  
  • Unconscious bias and cultural bias  
  • Gender framing of leadership roles  

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