Being an Effective HOD

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

Being an Effective HOD

This course is suitable for new HODs/HOLs/HOFs/HOLAs of any sized department, learning area or faculty, and for leaders who want to refresh or review their practice.

2019 Dates
19 & 20 February – Auckland
4 & 5 March – Wellington
5 & 6 March – Christchurch

Workshop Content

  • Current thinking about effective leadership
  • The role and responsibilities of an HOD
  • Building a positive and professional learning culture in a department
  • Organising a department
  • Running effective meetings
  • Designing programmes/courses to ensure student achievement
  • Planning, assessment and moderation responsibilities
  • Managing personnel and team dynamics
  • Fronting issues and managing conflict
  • Making appraisal efficient and effective
  • Integrating quality teacher inquiry into appraisal


  • $650 + GST per person
  • 3+ registrations from the same school: $590 + GST per person

Please note your area of learning when registering.


  • Auckland: Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt Wellington
  • Wellington: Silverstream Retreat, 3 Reynolds Bach Drive, Lower Hutt
  • Christchurch: Sudima Christchurch Airport, Memorial Ave & Orchard Rd, Christchurch Airport

Workshop Time:

  • Registration on day one opens at 8:15 am.  Tea and Coffee will be available
  • Workshop starts promptly at 8:30 am each day and finishes day one at 3:30 pm and day two at 3:00 pm

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