This course is designed for teaching staff and aspiring educational leaders to understand the critical role of good leadership in schools and develop effective conflict management skills. Recognizing that good

Leadership & Conflict Management

Course summary

Lisbon, Portugal

7 days

Erasmus+ KA1


Upcoming Dates

This course is designed for teaching staff and aspiring educational leaders to understand the critical role of good leadership in schools and develop effective conflict management skills. Recognizing that good leadership is essential for improving student outcomes, the course emphasizes the need for school leaders to work collaboratively with staff, fostering a culture of empowerment, self-directed learning, and responsibility. Leadership, in this context, extends beyond traditional roles, involving principals, executive staff, and teachers without formal leadership positions.

The course explores the benchmark for good leadership in schools, providing insights into driving lasting and sustainable change. Participants will learn how leading by example can enhance teaching capacity across the entire school.

Additionally, the program acknowledges that conflicts are inevitable in any school environment due to the dynamic nature of interpersonal relationships. It delves into the understanding that schools serve as micro-level societies, where conflicts arise based on hierarchical positions. Participants will be equipped with strategies to comprehend and manage conflicts effectively, ensuring they do not negatively impact the teaching and learning process.

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Pricing Details

Our pricing policy follows the official regulations on transparent costs.

The costs can be supported with a KA grant under the Erasmus+ programme.

Course fee: 660 euros per participant (7-day course).


  • Learning Together’s Welcome Kit;
  • Daily Program designed by our trainers;
  • Welcome Dinner to meet your new colleagues;
  • Social and Cultural Heritage Activities integrated into networking and social dynamics:
    • Cultural Heritage Day: Guided Lisbon visit;

    • Belém and Modern Lisbon Bus Tour;

    • River Cruise.

  • Daily Coffee Break;
  • Logistic, organizational and administrative support from headquarters;
  • Daily assistance and on-call support throughout the whole week.
  • Target Audience
    This course is designed for a wide range of educational professionals including teachers, trainers, educational and career counsellors, school psychologists, headmasters, school administrators, and staff across primary, lower-secondary, and secondary schools. It also caters to professionals in training centers, adult education schools, higher education institutions, and NGOs.
  • Additional Info
    Please note that the course may have participants from various school levels and English proficiency.
    Course Language: English

Course Objetives

By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to navigate the complexities of leadership and conflict management in educational settings, contributing to a positive and productive school environment.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Leadership Excellence: Understand the principles of good leadership in schools, exploring how it enhances teaching expertise and contributes to overall progress for all learners.

  • Empowerment and Responsibility: Foster a culture of empowerment, self-directed learning, and responsibility within the school community, promoting a collaborative approach to leadership.

  • Conflict Recognition and Understanding: Recognize the inevitability of conflicts in school environments and gain a comprehensive understanding of the underlying dynamics in micro-level societies.

  • Conflict Management Strategies: Acquire skills to manage conflicts constructively, establish cooperative relationships, and develop integrative solutions to maintain harmony within the school community.

  • Teacher’s Role in Conflict Resolution: Recognize the central role teachers play in handling conflicts within schools, and develop the ability to apply conflict management theories in various situations.

  • Application to Classroom Learning Environments: Understand the relevance of conflict management skills specifically in the context of the school precinct and classroom, ensuring a positive impact on the teaching and learning process.

  • Develop communication and social skills in English.
  • Share best practices with teachers from other countries, cultures and backgrounds.

Daily Program*

  • Welcome dinner,icebreaking
  • Meet & greet, networking – participants and staff
  • Week briefing & planning
  • Introduction to Leadership in Education
  • The Importance of Good Leadership for Student Outcomes
  • Different Leadership Styles and Their Impact
  • Case Studies: Successful Educational Leadership Models
  • Collaborative Leadership: Involving Staff in Decision-Making
  • Building a Culture of Empowerment and Responsibility
  • Group Activities: Developing Leadership Skills through Team Building
  • Leading by Example: Models and Strategies
  • Enhancing Teaching Capacity Across the School
  • Peer Observation and Feedback for Professional Development
  • Developing a Personal Leadership Action Plan
  • Practical Exercises: Applying Leadership Principles in Classroom Settings
  • The Nature of Conflict in School Environments
  • Micro-Level Societies: Hierarchical Positions and Dynamic Relationships
  • Conflict Recognition and Understanding
  • Conflict Management Theories and Strategies
  • Case Studies: Effective Conflict Resolution in Education
  • Group Role-Playing: Simulating Conflict Scenarios in School Settings
  • The Teacher’s Role in Conflict Resolution
  • Integrating Conflict Management Skills into Teaching
  • Classroom Dynamics: Recognizing and Addressing Conflicts Early On
  • Interactive Workshop: Developing Personalized Conflict Management Plans
  • Practical Strategies for Maintaining Harmony in Classroom Environments
  • Develop the skills needed to effectively promote collaborative design, sharing,
    evaluation, and engaging instruction that ensure student learning
  • Learn how to effectively collaborate with faculty and staff to develop clear
    expectations, structures, rules and procedures for students and staff
  • Develop an understanding of how performance should be utilized as the
    criteria for reward and advancement
  • Group work presentation
  • Course roundup & review
  • Certification Ceremony
  • Social Activities Program in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal
*This schedule/ program describes likely activities but may differ based on the trainer's discretion and objectives.

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