Leadership Development Programmes

The Centre of Educational Leadership will host programmes that assist leaders and organisations to improve and excel in their practice.

Our programmes will be rooted in the academic excellence of the School of Education, and collaborative work with other departments across the Liverpool John Moores University.

For more information about our programmes, please contact CEL@ljmu.ac.uk.

Coaching for Educators

We have a community of coaching practitioners across the university and our School is dedicated to developing executive coaching across educational settings that support, guide and develop middle leaders, executive leaders and educators. We can provide organisational support through coaching programmes, coaching training and executive level coaching provision.

If you are interested in coaching qualifications or receiving coaching support for your organisation, please contact CEL@ljmu.ac.uk.

Leadership CPD offers

The Centre of Educational Leadership seeks to offer well designed, and innovative professional learning that support leaders at all stages across the region and beyond.

We provide a suite of CPD offers both accredited and non-accredited. Our leadership CPD combines scholarship and practice in education leadership from ‘leading diverse teams’ and ‘leading networks in education’ to ‘leading research’ and ‘managing education budgets’.

Working in partnership

We approach collaborative provision using key organisational development processes.


We will connect with key education stakeholders to generate shared objectives


We will always ‘Listen’ to understand key issues and ideas for change and improvement in education


We will work with institutions to develop networks that generate support that addresses local and regional needs


We seek to work with our leaders to co-design meaningful experiences that improve and develop their workforce needs.