Nursery leadership and management training

Become an outstanding leader at your nursery.

Course details

Duration: Full day
Who should attend: Owners and Managers
Level: Intermediate

Please note this course is for experienced managers. For those new to management, please see our course, Effective Team Leadership.

What will I learn?

The aim of this course is to equip you with the leadership and management skills needed to raise your setting’s practice to outstanding levels.

Key course topics:

  • Managing, influencing and leading your team
  • Identifying improvements you can make to your setting
  • Creating a vision and setting goals
  • Ofsted judgements of leadership and management according to the Early Years Inspection Handbook 2019
  • Working well as a team.

​​This course has been updated with new sections on:

  • Love-based leadership approach*
  • Conflict resolution
  • Leading team meetings.

 *The love-based leadership approach is based on contemporary research from the University of Lapland, Finland, and offers a fresh approach to leadership, incorporating the emotional aspects of developing a strong team.


Prices are based on up to 16 delegates (we recommend 10 as a minimum). A small extra charge applies for extra delegates. You will receive a certificate of attendance to demonstrate your ongoing professional development.

 Weekday Saturday 
  Full Day  Full Day 
NDNA Member  £725 £795
Non-member £932 £1020

Find out more:

For more information contact our training team by calling 01484 40 70 70 or email