Courageously Navigating Hard Conversations

This masterclass develops your skills to courageously navigate the tough conversations required to progress the work, whilst maintaining and building trusting relationships. Established on a framework of values and behaviours this program leverages the skills and ways of being of coaching to enrich the dialogue and improve outcomes.

4 November

Member: $530
Systemic Catholic Partner School: $530
Non-Member: $690

Courageously Navigating Hard Conversations Online

A highly interactive online version of the program described, across two half days.

8 May and 3 June

Member: $650
Systemic Catholic Partner School: $650
Non-Member: $840

Additional Information

Target Audience
This masterclass is for middle and senior leaders

Addressed Standard Descriptors

Face-to-face: 6.00
Online: 7.00

This professional learning experience meets the criteria for NESA Accredited PD in the optional Priority Area of Leadership to support the learning outcomes of students/children.


  • Introduction to the ‘Open-to-learning Conversations’ model
  • Immediate practical application of the model
  • The purpose of feedback and how it is received
  • Discerning between a coaching-style and a mentoring-style
  • Transferring the model to team meetings and other contexts.

Drawing on the ‘Open-to-learning Conversations’ framework and coaching approaches, this supportive environment will give you the courage to have the difficult conversations without sacrificing relationships.