BLENDED LEARNING

Blended Learning Program

Overview

Leaders of Evolution can combine the ‘Young Leaders in Schools’ and ‘Sport eLearning’ courses with a tailored approach to face-to-face learning in your school or organisation. The face-to-face learning program is tailored around a number of options that can be chosen in consultation with the school and students. Our development sessions are collaborative, fun and impactful forming a part of the long-term strategy outlined at the beginning of the partnership.

  • 10 LEADERSHIP
    TOPICS
  • FACE-TO-FACE
    FACILITATION
  • HIGHER TRANSFER
    OF LEARNING
  • SUCCESS JOURNEY
    FRAMEWORK

Client Journey

  • MEETING

  • SKYPE

  • DEVELOPMENT
    SESSION

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  • DEVELOPMENT
    SESSION

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  • FINAL REPORT &
    RECOMMENDATIONS

Your Virtual Facilitator

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Damian Hecker

BIOGRAPHY

Damian Hecker is a passionate educator with years of experience teaching in a classroom and physical education setting as well as working in national leadership roles in the sports industry.

Driven by the opportunity to share his learning with young leaders across the country, challenging them to set new standards of leadership performance within their school communities.

You’ll see Damian sharing some key messages throughout your eLearning course.

PRIMARY SCHOOL

Looking to inspire confidence, growth and leadership in your students?

Contact us to find out more about our ‘Young Leaders in Primary Schools’ program and how we can introduce a leadership learning adventure into your school.

SECONDARY SCHOOL

Our ‘Young Leaders in High Schools’ program provides a cost-effective, interactive learning experience for your students.

Arming them with key skills to take into the classroom and beyond. We inspire leadership and positive action around self-awareness and creating a personal brand.

Contact us to find out how we can introduce this into your school.

STUDENT ATHLETES

Leaders of Evolution’s co-founder, Jon Shepherd worked closely with Gators’ Head Coach, Vince Inglima at San Francisco State University to design a bespoke blended learning leadership program for his 2018/19 group, with great results, both, on and off the court.

Andrew Harms, Leading Teacher – Year 7 at McClelland College

“Leaders of Evolution have worked closely with our Student Leadership Council, specifically around project planning and implementation. Their blended learning approach has had a measurable impact on the students understanding of project management and in turn their leadership capacity. McClelland College are rapt with the progress of our Student Leadership Council members as a result of this innovative program”

Kieren Prowse, Year Level Leader at Loyola

“Our year 10 students thoroughly enjoyed the session Leaders of Evolution delivered on leadership styles and emotional intelligence.  As well as being an engaging session, the student self-analysis quiz ensured students took something tangible away and were able to identify individual areas of strength and areas to be aware of and improve in the future.”

John Kincade, Executive Director at North Coast Academy of Sport

“We couldn’t be happier with how Leaders of Evolution engaged the parents of our emerging athletes. They delivered an engaging session and provided a thorough recommendations and reports to ensure long-term outcomes.”

Vince Anglia, Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at SF State Gators

“Jon delivered a valuable pre-season program on team identity, values and culture to further develop our NCAA student athletes. As a result, the athletes took direct responsibility and kept themselves accountable for the entire season. His knowledge, professionalism and ability to create a strong rapport was second to none. We look forward to Jon continuing his work with our athletes.”

Ellie Trewin, Former Community Development Officer at Netball Victoria

Netball Victoria have an outstanding relationship with Leaders of Evolution. They have delivered excellent support to our members and have a great working knowledge of the sports industry ranging from participation to high performance, coach development, leadership, organisational culture and more.

Blended Learning Clients

“Using technology to enhance excellent and engaging content is an innovative learning approach delivered by Leaders of Evolution. The opportunity to collaborate with a progressive and professional leadership organisation has added an extra dimension to our student leaders voice and we look forward to the partnership continuing.”

Ben Milsom
Assistant Principal

“Leaders of Evolution delivered an innovative, purposeful and powerful learning experience for our students. Their capacity to understand what is important to the school community and craft a program to achieve these outcomes is exceptional. Our students were incredibly engaged in the program and I have witnessed positive behavioural change as the direct result of this.”

Andrew Frawley
Principal

“The blended learning program is helping Ranfurly Primary School build a long term approach to our student leadership program. We consider all year 6 students leaders and with the eLearning course we can ensure every student has an opportunity to learn these important life skills. The face to face development sessions also engages each student in year 6 as well as our identified student leadership group. We have seen immediate school community impact from our collaboration.”

Toby Carew
Year 5/6 Teacher & Student Leadership Co-ordinator

“Leaders of Evolution have a unique ability to tailor learning programs specific to where our student leaders are and the structures we have in place. In 2018 we are working with a newly minted student leadership program with both year 5 and year 6 students and Damian was able to deliver a session that allowed the students to make sense of their new roles. With the eLearning to assist the ongoing growth of these young leaders we are confident of this new student leadership structure lasting well into the future.”

Mathew Montebello
Assistant Principal

“I’ve found the resources Leaders of Evolution have provided to be really helpful in terms of mapping out what influence leaders have in our school community and helping the students own their leadership responsibilities.”

Jack Blythman
Year 5/6 teacher

‘’The Leaders of Evolution team facilitated a tailored program for our entire Year 10 cohort, the content was engaging, relevant and challenged our students to apply their newly developed leadership skills as part of their immersion and beyond. By reviewing the Student leadership Guidebook Gregory Terrace staff were able monitor and review behavioural improvements in student leadership as a result of this program’’

Damien Cuddihy
Dean of Students St Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace

“Our year 10 students thoroughly enjoyed the session Leaders of Evolution delivered on leadership styles and emotional intelligence. As well as being an engaging session, the student self-analysis quiz ensured students took something tangible away and were able to identify individual areas of strength and areas to be aware of and improve in the future.”

Kieren Prowse
Year Level Leader

“Leaders of Evolution have worked closely with our Student Leadership Council, specifically around project planning and implementation. Their blended learning approach has had a measurable impact on the students understanding of project management and in turn their leadership capacity. McClelland College are rapt with the progress of our Student Leadership Council members as a result of this innovative program”

Andrew Harms
Leading Teacher – Year 7

“Leaders of Evolution consulted and planned with our school to tailor a program for 55 of our Student Representative Council leaders. Their collaborative facilitation approach resulted in whole group contributions and had an immediate impact on the boys.”

Pelissa Tsilimidos
Assistant Principal

“Leaders of Evolution delivered a diverse program to our year 10 boys, with a focus on aligning content to the leadership characteristics we wish to see from King’s leaders. The program brought together the future skills of the workforce, emotional intelligence and the unique Q & A session with senior staff to provide context to the leadership behaviours we seek from students at our school.”

Brendan Stewart
Former Head of Student Leadership

“Netball Victoria have an outstanding relationship with Leaders of Evolution. They have delivered excellent support to our members and have a great working knowledge of the sports industry ranging from participation to high performance, coach development, leadership, organisational culture and more. We look forward to continuing to work with Leaders of Evolution.”

Ellie Trewin
Community Development Officer (former)

“We couldn’t be happier with how Leaders of Evolution engaged the parents of our emerging athletes. They delivered an engaging session and provided a thorough recommendations and reports to ensure long-term outcomes. ”

John Kincade
Executive Director

“Jon delivered a valuable pre-season program on team identity, values and culture to further develop our NCAA student athletes. As a result, the athletes took direct responsibility and kept themselves accountable for the entire season. His knowledge, professionalism and ability to create a strong rapport was second to none. We look forward to Jon continuing his work with our athletes.”

Vince Anglia
Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach