How to…    …move into language school         managementAndy Hockley, IATEFL Liverpool, 2013
Agenda Why might you want to move into management? What routes are available? What training and/or support is out there...
Why management? Why did you come here today? What are the reasons why people might consider moving from teacher to manag...
Possible answers Provides a career path Change of focus Personal/professional development Pushed New organisational w...
Routes Where do you want to go? What do you want to achieve? Where are you now? What skills do you already have?
Skills What are the skills of a manager? (Or, perhaps, what skills should a manager have?)
Routes into management Rising through the ranks (teacher – coordinator -    senior teacher – ADOS – DOS – and beyond…)  ...
Training and support - coursesELT specific management courses Eg IDLTM, DELTM (blended) MA in Educational management So...
In-house Mentoring Shadowing Coaching Deputising Volunteering Taking on other responsibilities Projects (team membe...
Literature etcBooks From Teacher to Manager (CUP 2008) Management in ELT (CUP 1991) IATEFL LAM SIG Newsletter
To sum upTalk to managersLearn from your experience being managed (good  and bad)Where do you want to go?Where are you now...
KSAAKnowledge – Knowing AboutSkills – Knowing HowAttitude – Knowing WhyAwareness – Knowing OneselfWho are you as a manager?
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How to move from teacher to manager

  1. 1. How to… …move into language school managementAndy Hockley, IATEFL Liverpool, 2013
  2. 2. Agenda Why might you want to move into management? What routes are available? What training and/or support is out there? Things to think about
  3. 3. Why management? Why did you come here today? What are the reasons why people might consider moving from teacher to manager?
  4. 4. Possible answers Provides a career path Change of focus Personal/professional development Pushed New organisational working practices AccreditationAny we missed?
  5. 5. Routes Where do you want to go? What do you want to achieve? Where are you now? What skills do you already have?
  6. 6. Skills What are the skills of a manager? (Or, perhaps, what skills should a manager have?)
  7. 7. Routes into management Rising through the ranks (teacher – coordinator - senior teacher – ADOS – DOS – and beyond…) Changing jobs (changing LTO) Deputising Taking on responsibilities Projects (management writ small) Certification Summer school
  8. 8. Training and support - coursesELT specific management courses Eg IDLTM, DELTM (blended) MA in Educational management Some online coursesProject Management courses ELT specific such as “Fundamentals of Project Management” General (many)Non-ELT specific Eg MBA, other general management coursesWorkshops Eg IATEFL LAMSIG events and one days workshops
  9. 9. In-house Mentoring Shadowing Coaching Deputising Volunteering Taking on other responsibilities Projects (team member, manager)
  10. 10. Literature etcBooks From Teacher to Manager (CUP 2008) Management in ELT (CUP 1991) IATEFL LAM SIG Newsletter
  11. 11. To sum upTalk to managersLearn from your experience being managed (good and bad)Where do you want to go?Where are you now?How can you get from A – B?And What, How, Why, Oneself…
  12. 12. KSAAKnowledge – Knowing AboutSkills – Knowing HowAttitude – Knowing WhyAwareness – Knowing OneselfWho are you as a manager?

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