Creating Possibilities through Leadership
Coach - Consultant - Programme Designer
Helen works collaboratively with leaders enabling them to be more resourceful and take effective action.
Cultivate professional curiosity
Develop a clear understanding of where they are successful
Increase leadership value and impact
Helen designs bespoke programmes drawing from a range of approaches and resources. Building authentic relationships and leading with courage and compassion lie at the heart of her practice.
Helen provides courses that respond to the issues you’re facing and the opportunities you want to create. She helps organisations develop a clear understanding of how and why adding leadership value enables us to grow, and lead the development of others.
Leadership is about constantly and consistently enabling those around us to be the best version of themselves. It’s about reducing barriers to reaching optimal performance and potential. Every decision is about what’s best for the team and the outcomes you’re responsible for.
Essential Skills for Leadership Impact is an online course created for new and experienced leaders to develop leadership skills and practices, adding leadership value in their everyday work. Backed by research, these practices impact positively on the learning, growth and productivity of teams, enhancing relationships and performance. As leaders grow in confidence and competence we:
What is Leadership Value?
As leaders our role is to add value to the organisation every day, focussing on high impact activities. Doing this well requires:
By adding value we enable those who work with us to improve their effectiveness, impacting positively on the organisation's vision and goals.
Leadership coaching including 360 diagnostics, leadership learning and team consultancy are all ways we can support you in your journey. Please do book a call to find out more and chat with me!
Essential Skills for Leadership Impact
Drawing from a range of approaches and resources to design team leadership development programmes.
"As an SLT, we noticed the Leadership programme generated a great deal of interest and discussions in the staff room. Colleagues are sharing and recommending books and articles on leadership and informal networks of peer support have emerged to have open and curious discussions. It is wonderful to see a wider range of colleagues taking pride in leading projects and enjoying the professional satisfaction of
Deputy HT Bolton School
‘’The integrity and professionalism Helen stands for helps everyone deliver at a higher level. It has clearly helped her develop an impeccable reputation over the years, which along with her excellent knowledge of the Education system and of Safeguarding procedures, has helped us forge valuable partnerships with both schools and teachers.’’
CCO Zen Educate
"Helen was my first choice when I needed an expert facilitator to help us really deeply think through scenarios that would lead to a big management of change project that had major importance for our future direction of travel. I knew from previous experience of working with her that she had the perfect skill set to do this well."
Professor Samantha Twiselton, OBE
Director of Sheffield Institute of Education
Roadmap Your Life After Headship...
The Beyond Headship programme has been developed by Helen Woodward for headteachers and school leaders ready to explore new ideas and possibilities, seeking their path to a new future.
During the programme you’ll work through a design thinking process towards a new working life. Through the activities and online coaching the focus will be on:
Rebuilding Schools Nepal
In 2015 Helen co-founded Rebuilding Schools Nepal. Since then we've raised £30,000. Huge thanks to everyone who has supported. Their attentions are now on exploring how they can support health care provision with their partner charity Love Nepal.