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System Leadership: Executive Educators Programme

Being an Executive Principal or a MAT Leader can be a very different role in different contexts but to be a system leader, the skill that is really needed is the ability to be an “adaptive thinker” with a clear moral purpose for creating “equity and excellence” across a system.

Spend a day networking and collaborating with  a range of Executive Leaders to: understand the competencies of this emerging role in a rapidly changing leadership landscape; understand how to create a system leadership role that adds real value.

You will learn from our expert panel:

Sir Dan Moynihan: CEO, Harris Federation, National Leader of Education

Dan is CEO of the Harris Federation, a chain of 37 primary and secondary Academies based in and around London. All of the secondary Academies inspected so far are either Good or Outstanding, with 75% of the secondary Academies rated as Outstanding. Dan was previously head teacher of two highly successful London schools in challenging areas. Dan’s interest is primarily in raising the attainment of disadvantaged young people. Sir Dan Moynihan chairs the UK Education Honours Committee and is a successful author of a number of economics and business textbooks for Oxford University Press.

Carolyn English: Director of Secondary Education

Carolyn is currently the Director of Secondary Education for the Harris Federation, previously Principal of Harris Academy South Norwood (one of the first Academies rapidly transforming a failing school into an Outstanding Academy), subsequently she has been an Executive Principal in several new Academies supporting and coaching new Principals to successfully take on the challenge of leading a new Academy.

Ann Berger OBE: Director of Primary Education

Ann has been a HMI (Her Majesty's Inspector), lead adviser for London Challenge Primary and DfE adviser before joining us at the Harris Federation two years ago as Director of Primary Education.

Dr. Chris Tomlinson: Executive Principal, National Leader of Education

Chris has been an Executive Principal for six years within Harris Federation, was a Principal for 8 years, a National Leader of Education for 8 years and a senior leader in a range of schools for sixteen years. He has recently been appointed as a Regional Director of Education within the Harris Federation.

Sabeena Hasan: Regional Primary Director

Sabeena Hasan is the Regional Primary Director for the Harris Federation. Sabeena has acquired valuable experience as an Executive Headteacher. She has taken responsibility for some of the most vulnerable and challenging schools. She led one school from Special Measures to Outstanding in 5 years and another from Special Measures to Good in 3 years in Lewisham. Sabeena draws on her wide experience and excellent track record as an Outstanding Headteacher to lead and line manage a group of primary Academies.

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