Early Leaders Course



This course is for new and aspiring leaders within the Chinese teaching community in a first leadership role (e.g. Confucius Classroom Manager, MEP Manager, Head of Mandarin Chinese).


Three days at UCL IOE CI with sessions focusing on a range of early leader issues, including:

  • Identifying and developing your leadership style
  • Communication skills
  • Being proactive
  • Time management
  • Mentoring and monitoring
  • Evidence-based development
  • Performance management processes
  • Creating teamwork and a clear department vision


This course will involve presentations by education professionals familiar with the MFL context, and specifically the Chinese teaching context. These will be interactive and will include problem-solving activities and discussion. You may be asked to complete tasks in preparation for a session. Following each day, there will be a task to complete.


In order to complete the course and receive a certificate, all participants must attend all sessions and provide evidence of project completion.

Cost = £100 per participant

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please contact us at: chinesenetworks@ucl.ac.uk