Leadership building program

​​​​​​Program Outline  

A Leadership Building Program is a proven leadership training program for educational leaders or aspiring school leaders.  

This is a two-week intensive training program designed to build leadership capacity for education and training professionals, as well as those from a commercial background. The program adopts a holistic approach to address leadership in the contexts of psychological, personal, school based management, structural, and sustainability aspects.  

The program can be customised to focus on particular needs of leadership capacity building. Some of the popular topics under this program include:

  • Leadership communication 

  • Educational leadership 

  • Change management 

  • Women in leadership 

  • Creating high performing teams 

  • Performance management 

  • Strategic planning  

A number of activity components are included in the program, such as workshops, reflective discussions, needs assessment and strategy building, one-on-one mentoring, school visit, and/or work shadowing, and/or ongoing coaching support via e-learning technology and teleconference.

Refer to the Program Comparison (PDF, 146KB)​ ​table for additional program features and conditions.​



Who Should Join 

This program is most suitable to those who are rising to or already in a leadership role. This program is most popular among the following types of participants: 

  • School or educational leaders or aspiring leaders  

  • Managers and team leaders 

  • Leaders from public and private sectors​

Sample Itinerary

​​Day 1 - Mon
  • ​Orientation
  • Workshops
  • Need assessment
​Day 2 - Tue
  • ​​Workshops
  • Reflective discussions
​Day 3 - Wed
  • ​​Workshops
  • Reflective discussions
​Day 4 - Thu
  • Workshops
  • Reflective discussions​
​Day 5 - Fri
  • ​​Workshops
  • Mentoring
  • Research
  • Strategy Building
​Day 6 - Mon
  • ​School visit
  • Class observation
  • Work shadowing
  • Work modelling
​Day 7 - Tue
  • ​​​​​​School visit
  • Class observation
  • Work shadowing
  • Work modelling
​Day 8 - Wed
  • ​​​​School visit
  • Class observation
  • Work shadowing
  • Work modelling
​Day 9 - Thu
  • ​​School visit
  • Class observation
  • Work shadowing
  • Work modelling
​Day 10 - Fri
  • ​Workshops
  • Evaluation
  • Reflection
  • Farewell

Contact Us 

If you require further information or a quotation​ for a Professional Visit program, please contact: 

Study Tours and Professional Visits Unit 
Education Queensland International ​

Email: eqistudytours@qed.qld.gov.au​​​

Telephone: +61 7 3513 5708

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Last reviewed 20 July 2016
Last updated 02 May 2018