Paul Dicker - Resilience for School Leaders

Paul Dicker - Resilience for School Leaders

CEC and LEC

Broad Training Objective

The objective of this online programme is to support participants in the development of specific skills and practices to help them during the current Covid-19 pandemic and beyond. The current environment brings with it many challenges such as dealing with uncertainty, working from home, establishing new routines, balancing work/life, feeling the distance from family and friends and caring for loved ones. This workshop will introduce participants to a range of practical skills and tools to help them address these challenges and maintain their wellbeing during this time. It will also help in preparing them for life beyond the current situation as they apply their learning and embed new best practices and good habits. Learning will be facilitated through reflection, discussion and group exercises using a full suite of online tools via the Zoom platform. Each participant will work on developing a robust action plan for immediate implementation both in the workplace and in their personal life.

Key Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop, participants will have:

  • Understood what it means to have a positive mindset.
  • Explored the key benefits of a positive mindset and how this can help with their resilience during particularly challenging and uncertain times.
  • Reflected on the obstacles which are currently inhibiting their own positivity.
  • Explored the worry cycle and how to break a pattern of getting stuck in worrisome thoughts.
  • Learned how to move to a positive mindset through practical tools, models and techniques.
  • Explored the four key pillars of resilience and how to practically apply them in their work and personal lives.
  • Understood how to maintain overall wellbeing and motivation.
  • Developed a clear action plan for immediate implementation in the workplace.

Paul Dicker, Facilitator

Paul Dicker is a professional trainer, facilitator and executive coach. He specialises in the development and delivery of a variety of training programmes primarily in the areas of leadership , management and personal effectiveness. Having gained over 30 years of commercial experience in both London and Dublin working within financial services and consulting environments , Paul set up his own professional development consultancy in 2015 and has delivered training/facilitation and coaching services to a range of clients within the private sector across a broad range of industries. In addition he has worked closely with a number of professional bodies in the Irish education field: schools; professional development services and the education centre network. Paul believes that working on our professional development and achieving our full potential brings with it a myriad of benefits including increased confidence, enhanced resilience and ultimately greater well-being, fulfilment and happiness.  He looks forward to meeting you on this workshop.

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Course Properties

Course Date 16-09-2021 5:30 pm
Course End Date 16-09-2021 8:00 pm
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Individual Price €20.00
Speaker Paul Dicker
Select Hours 2.5
Location Online