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Welcome to Somerset Leadership College

Inspiring leaders and managers to enhance their level of expertise and promote excellent leadership


and management practice to improve outcomes for children and young people






Courses provided in connection with the Somerset Association of Primary Headteachers and Officers (SAPHTO)

NEW 2015/2016 DATES


Good2Great Teaching: The perceptive teacher approach

Self Evaluation: Training for Headteachers and Senior Leaders

Making the best of Teaching Assistants

Maximise Impact of Teaching Assistants



The National College for Teaching and Leadership invites you to their briefing session for Licensed Leadership Curriculum Programmes. (click here for more information)  



Leadership and Management Qualifications 
Enhance your leadership skills and develop your critical thinking with the Leadership and Management qualifications; commencing later this year. ILM is Europe's leading awarding body for leadership and Management qualifications.


Chairs of Governors Leadership
Development Programme - NEW!

This innovative programme has been produced by the National College of Teaching and Leadership and is being delivered in the South West region by SELT in partnership with Somerset Leadership College and Somerset Governor Services. (Apply Now - Scholarships available)









Chair of Governors Leadership Development Programme

This programme offers current and aspirant Chairs of Governors' the opportunity to improve their leadership competency and impact to drive school improvement and governance effectiveness.


Apply Now: Scholarship funding for National Professional Qualifications in Senior Leadership click here for more info

OFSTED: Getting it right the first time

Lord Nash unveils more support for governors


e-learning modules for leaders and managers: an affordable, flexible approach to certified learning.

Only £15 each. New reduced charges for 2015 

Coaching & Mentoring Qualifications 
New dates now available!

Successful organisations create a workplace environment where individuals can show initiative, take responsibility and feel empowered to take measured risks. Our ILM market-leading coaching and mentoring qualifications help to achieve this by developing people's capacity for dealing with change and finding solutions to problems.

SLE – Specialist Leaders in Education

 -  What’s it all about? 
 -  What are the benefits to schools?
 -  Information about Cohort 3 designation process 1–22 May

 - The commissioning process 


The Importance of Leadership - The Annual Report
Strong leadership at every level is critical if England wants to have a world class education and skills system, reports Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills


Somerset Early Years Leadership and Peer-to-Peer Support Framework

A FREE resource for early years practitioners

Compact   Diocese of Bath & Wells   SAHSP   SASH   SAPHTO

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