The Big Leadership Adventure aims to encourage a different and more holistic model of leadership in the education sector, unlocking a more meaningful education for every young person.  The programme aims to develop leaders who are; Authentic, Brave, Connected and CuriousBig Leadership participants develop the skills to empower positive change with communities, shaping futures and our world for the better.

The benefits

On the programme you can expect to:

  • Go on a journey of self discovery, with personalised coaching to support you, your wellbeing and your career
  • Reconnect with your passion, purpose and motivation for working in the sector 
  • Connect with others who believe there’s a need to reimagine the way education supports children and young people
  • Work collaboratively with a diverse group of practitioners from schools and beyond, learning from and inspiring one another
  • Be equipped with an innovative set of toolkits and practices to apply to your own unique context
  • Build a strong sense of confidence as you develop your own leadership beliefs and practices
  • Take practical action to turn your ambitious vision for children and young people into reality
  • Develop the skillset and confidence to support and empower your team, and to build a developmental and innovative culture in your workplace
  • Join Big Education’s leadership community, and be part of a network of changemakers who aim to influence the sector more widely



The Big Leadership Adventure's Impact

Key information

Applications close: 27 September, 2023

The BLA is for education leaders at all stages of their career.  This includes all those working in the education sector, both in schools and beyond

Two year programme with optional modules enabling participants to build a bespoke second year

Eight in-person full day workshops in Year One


One payment of £5,000 for Years One and Two


Year 1: £2,900
Year 2: £2,500

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