Professional Development

Rhinoss Consultancy, through our well qualified and experienced specialist, offers a broad range of tools,consultants and processes to enable leadership at all levels to evaluate the effectiveness of the school. The range includes:

  • Pre- Ofsted 'Mocksteds-  health and audit checks', evaluations and pre-inspection briefings
  • Gauging tools for  areas for development
  • School Self- Evalution - writing, development and analysis
  • Headteacher/Principal Performance Management 
  • Raising the lid of Raiseonline
  • Understanding school dynamics
  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of Governors and engaging them in whole-school development
  • TLCs Training Programme  - providing consistency in lesson observation judgements for leadership teams

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"Simply the best!"

Effective learning organisations have effective departments, this does not happen by chance. In those schools, Senior Management Teams strive continuously hard to encourage, develop and nurture established Middle Managers, identify those aspiring staff who have the potential to become future Heads of Departments and Learning Managers.

Part of the repertoire of these schools is to ensure that these individuals and groups of staff are exposed to leading edge, high quality, sustainable training. Rhinoss can offer a specific range of tailor made experiences, either over a two day residential course or through a series of stand alone modules (approximately two hours) to match the needs of your organisation and your staff . Examples from our present programme include:

Diagnostic Tools

  • Evaluating competencies
  • Gap analysis
  • Dot matrix analysis
  • Understanding relationships and task behaviours

Managing People

  • Influence and negotiation skills
  • Handling and dealing with conflict resolution
  • Getting the best out of people and teams
  • Developing capacity and encouraging innovation

Managing Performance

  • Auditing trends in pupil performance
  • Evaluating standards through data analysis techniques
  • Reviewing work scrutiny and pupil tracking processes
  • Evaluating effective lessons
  • Sharing best practice

Managing Projects

  • Preparing bids or SEFs ( Specialist College Status, BSF Visioning)
  • Undertaking School Based Action Research
  • Promoting your department
  • Attracting funding and interest in your developments

Managing Systems, Policy and Practice

  • Effective accountability
  • Curriculum innovation
  • Implementing decisions

Managing Time

  • Achieving Results and Goal Setting
  • Paper Management
  • Project Planning
  • "Tales of the Unexpected"