Leadership in Schools
A former ‘Main Board Director’ of some of the UK’s best loved brands. Now author, speaker and coach, Maurice DeCastro leads inspirational seminars and workshops for teaching staff of all key stages as well as students in Years 9, 10, 11 and the lower 6th.
As a former school governor Maurice saw for himself just how challenging, demanding, complex and changeable an environment teachers work in today. The challenges are as varied and as complex as they are enormous. Yet teaching staff achieve mammoth tasks every year with a mere fraction of the resources and support available to your average organisation. Keeping in mind that what happens in businesses and in the World in general in the future depends, to a large extent, as to what happens in our schools today, it seemed to Maurice that Head Teachers and their staff could use a little inspiration and help too.
Motivational Inset Workshops/Seminars for teaching staff
Since presenting a highly successful Personal Leadership workshop to a conference of London’s finest Head Teachers Maurice has been sharing his ideas with teaching staff across the UK.
"Maurice was able to inject and reignite the passion for leadership that was becoming suppressed for some of our most experienced Head Teachers. A truly sensational leadership experience."
Mrs N Bull, Head teacher
“Maurice's presentation was thought provoking and motivating and accessible at many levels. We came away inspired and confident with lots of new ideas.”
Mrs B Abbey, Head teacher, London Borough of Merton
He has achieved enormous success in inspiring teaching staff to raise the bar in their own personal leadership and performance to achieve even greater results both in and out of school.
Years 9, 10, 11 and lower 6th Personal Impact Workshops
Through carefully designed workshops young people are inspired to think differently and raise their awareness of just how much control they have, and the impact they have in their own personal lives and the world around them. These workshops focus specifically on communication skills, confidence building techniques and emotional intelligence.
“Maurice De Castro’s talk to our Lower Sixth on Personal Leadership Skills could not have come at a better time. The girls were asked to examine how they run their lives and are going to take charge of their own successes. The girls described it as ‘brilliant’, ‘inspiring’ and ‘not at all patronising’ – the last being the most important in their eyes! Maurice’s relaxed but challenging style was perfect for this age group. We will definitely be asking him in again!
Fionnuala Kennedy, Head of Sixth Form
“To date Maurice has delivered several sessions to vulnerable and challenging students in academy schools managed by the innovative Harris Federation, and the results have exceeded all our expectations. The adoption of varied learning styles and a very hands-on, interactive format coupled with Maurice’s own positivity and accessible personality have been hugely successful at engaging these young people.”
Tim Richardson, Project Coordinator Catch22
Feedback from Year 10 students
“The tips you gave us will help us in the future and our future jobs”
“Inspiring, interesting concepts, good to know, motivating and can be used in life overall.”
“Really good and it would be great if we could do more and also make other people aware of it.”
“Brilliant, helped a lot, I had an amazing time and I feel greatly inspired by this workshop”
“I was truly inspired by the knowledge held by one man and his willingness to share it with the rest of us. I had a fabulous time and learnt an awful lot which I know will prove useful in present and future. Overall the day was a joy to attend”
For further information or to book a workshop or
seminar call Maurice on 07769 900404 or email me