Our Leadership Development programme of support will develop a leader with the knowledge and skills to build staff capacity and lead oracy across your school, aligned with whole-school priorities.

This pathway contains:

  • 2 days on our Oracy Leadership Residential course
  • Mentoring sessions
  • 1 school study visit day
  • Network meetings with other Oracy Leads

By the end of this pathway, you will notice your students’ benefitting from high expectations for oracy as your vision connects a high-quality oracy teaching & learning approach to them as individuals and their community.

Key outcomes and benefits of the Leadership Development pathway

The Oracy Lead will:

  • Develop their voice as a leader of oracy, in the school and within the sector
  • Develop the knowledge and skills to create, lead and deliver an ambitious, strategic vision for oracy which aligns with whole-school priorities
  • Learn how to develop oracy teaching practice and design methods which enable them to understand and evaluate the impact of oracy across the school
  • Pioneer innovative strategies to embed and strengthen oracy provision across the school

Colleagues across the school will:

  • Develop an impact-led approach to oracy teaching and learning, supported by rigorous evaluation
  • Build and buy into a clear and compelling vision for oracy development at their school and for their students

Become a Voice 21 Oracy School

Learn more about the Curriculum Design Pathway

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