Introduction to Leadership

Who do you think is an example of a ‘good leader’?​

Take a day to develop your understanding of what leadership is and explore the kind of leader you want to become. 




Previous Programme


10am - 4pm


1 day

You’ll connect with others working for social change and share valuable experiences as you start your leadership journey.​

This is a great introduction to Academy learning and leads in to our 6-day and 12-day Leadership programmes to further your development.​

Who is it for?​

This programme has been designed for people at any stage of their professional development looking for an introduction to leadership theory and how they can apply it to real life.

Programme Details 

  • Understand your learning style, strengths, and how you impact the system around you 
  • Decide what you would like to stand for and contribute as a leader
  • Connect with others in your area
  • Identify what it means to be a good leader

1. Ensure the set up and delivery of our learning programmes are fully inclusive and accessible, stress testing them through an anti-racism and discrimination lens

2. Ensure the content, theories and models used in our programmes reflect a wider range of culturally diverse global thinkers. 

3. Actively support the feature equity diversity and inclusion as a topic on our leadership programmes, supporting our facilitators to deliver this.

4. Ensure our recruitment and facilitator selection processes operate in a way that attracts and provides opportunities for more people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

5. Robustly monitor the demographics of our learners to ensure we are attracting learners that are more culturally representative of the communities we serve.

6. Provide ongoing support for staff and facilitators during our EDI journey, in particular to those who might come from diverse backgrounds. 

7. Support all facilitators, staff and board members with their ongoing learning and development around equity, diversity and inclusion. 

8. Engage with and learn from individuals and organisations locally and globally tackling systemic racism and injustice.

9. Share learning from the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion working group internally and with other organisations.

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