Strategic Innovation for Skills: A Programme For Senior Curriculum & Quality Leaders (Code: C1350)

Strategic Innovation for Skills is a programme for Senior Curriculum & Quality Leaders. The core purpose of the programme is to develop the leadership skills and capacity to ensure technical skills provision is responsive to labour market, employer and learner needs.

Pricing options

The programme fee includes the cost of residential accommodation and dinner on the first night of the residential.


No suitable dates or locations? Please register your interest and we will let you know about new events as they are announced.

Who is this for?

This programme is aimed at senior leaders with responsibility for the strategic development of curriculum and those senior leaders who are leading the quality improvement and teaching and learning agendas in their organisations. Typically participants would be expected to be working at Deputy, Vice, Assistant Principal or Director levels. However, your role title is not important, what is important is that you are in a leadership position that sees you implementing and driving strategies for development and improvement as a member of a senior leadership or management team. As well as being relevant for senior leaders with responsibility for curriculum and quality, the programme is also appropriate for senior leaders who focus on employer engagement, business development, apprenticeship delivery of employability.

Training aim

Designed with the needs of Further Education and Training leaders in mind, this programme has been developed to deliver a range of high-impact outcomes. Through the programme leaders will build a firm understanding of the key policy drivers and the direction of travel for the sector. Building on current expertise, leaders will consider how to achieve strategic alignment with the current economic, employment and social issues of today. By gaining insight to the economic and industrial climate and the operating landscape, leaders will strengthen their strategic curriculum capabilities by considering how to ensure the offer is underpinned by quality excellence whilst being responsive to local, regional and national needs.


In order to derive maximum benefit for participants and sponsoring organisations, each participant will complete an action learning project structured around sound educational research practice, to effect positive and innovative change in their organisations.

Each programme participant will be benefit from one-to-one sessions with one of our highly experienced programme coaches who will act as a programme guide, focusing on the leadership learning emerging from the programme.


This programme commences on 7th January 2022 and ends on 31st March 2022.

Entry Requirements

Participants will need to currently be a member of the Senior Management Team of their organisation.

Contact us

If this course is not currently available at a suitable date/location, please register your interest and we will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830