Event description

A 2-day workshop focusing on developing a new generation of educational leaders at NIST International School, a leading 21st Century School.

Facilitated by: Think Strategic Founder and CEO – Maxine Driscoll

Workshop Overview

There’s a revolution happening in our schools!

Some schools are making changes to meet the needs of 21st Century Learners while others remain traditional. Leadership in the 21st Century is challenging, risky and exciting! Learn how to be a new generation 21st Century School Leader and take strategies and tools away with you to focus your school on enabling your students to thrive into their future.


Maxine Driscoll has 30 years experience in schools in Australia and Asia. For 20 of those years Maxine has held leadership positions including that of Principal and Head of School. As an award­-winning educator and entrepreneur, Maxine has designed and presented “Leadership for the 21st Century” workshops around the world to empower a new generation of 21st Century Leaders to meet the needs of 21st Century Learners. Her workshops receive very positive feedback.


Who Should Attend

Current and aspiring School Principals, Assistant Principals, Coordinators and Team Leaders determined to improve their 21st Century leadership skills. It is also an effective forum for leadership teams to strengthen their leadership capacity, team performance and plan the future of learning for their schools.


Explore and practice

  • Your leadership strengths and challenges
  • The most important skills to focus on as a 21st Century Leader
  • Practical tools & strategies to improve your leadership capacity
  • What you need to know about 21st Century Learners
  • The drivers of change in 21st Century Education
  • How to create change, innovation and disruption
  • How to develop high performing teams
  • How to plan for the future of learning at your school

Workshop Agenda

Session 1: Guided Inquiry – Connecting and Collaborating

Session 2: 21st Century Leadership in Schools – What is it?

Session 3: 21st Century Leadership: A Self-Analysis

Session 4: Highly Effective 21st Century Leadership Styles


Session 5: The Drivers of Change and Change Management

Session 6: Managing High Performance Teams

Session 7: Understanding 21st Century Leadership for Schools

Session 8: Taking action. Next steps