Preparing for a Courageous Conversation

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Category: PLC

Contact Name: Anne Huggins

Event Information

Leaders frequently manage situations that involve competing views and tension in relationships - for example dealing with parental complaints or an issue around teacher effectiveness. The ability to have effective open-to-learning conversations, sometimes referred to as courageous conversations is the key to managing these tensions in a manner which builds trust and commitment within the school.

This workshop is about how to use 'open-to-learning' conversations to build trusting relationships. It includes how to build trust through conversations that are deeply respectful of people and simultaneously tough on the problems that they need to address.  It includes presentations of key ideas, video examples, small group practice and high quality feedback.

Facilitator: Chris Daicos - a highly experienced training and development consultant, providing consultancy to a wide range of educational organisations. Chris holds a diploma of Teaching (Primary), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Social Work and a Fellowship of the Australian Council for Education Leaders (FACEL, Victoria 2012.)

Morning tea provided.

Membership Requirements

Members and Non-Members (All Welcome)


Start Date:
22 May 2017

End Date:
22 May 2017

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Venue Name
AEU Victoria

Venue Address:
126 Trenerry Crescent, ABBOTSFORD VIC 3067 AU


Member Cost:
$80.00 AUD

Non Member Cost:
$100.00 AUD