School Leaders Workshop - Leading from Within
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Leading from Within

Presenter: Ms Mirimba Giam

1st run:
Monday - Tuesday, 10 to 11 February 2020
Tuesday - Wednesday, 10 to 11 March 2020
2nd run:
Tuesday - Wednesday, 24 to 25 March 2020
Tuesday - Wednesday, 14 to 15 April 2020

Duration: 2 x 2 days (4 days total)

Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm

Venue: Metropolitan YMCA (Stevens Road)

Size of workshop: A maximum of 20 participants

Fully funded by Ministry of Education for MOE School Leaders

Closing Dates:

1st run: 24 January 2020 Friday

2nd run: 6 March 2020 Friday

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Please contact Wu Suhui at tel: 6838 7337 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you require more information.

Workshop Description

Growth and renewal are critical to sustaining passion, energy and leadership in the long-haul, espically for VPs operating in intense, demanding and ever-changing school environments.  This workshop is designed to

  • Rediscover purpose, values and leadership principles
  • Re-energize, be future-focused and freed from debilitating leadership behaviours
  • Engage in constant meaningful and varied dialogues in a safe, relaxed leadership 'spa' environment with others VPs
  • Grow your leadership and management toolbox to lead in schools confidently



  • Build new leadership habits by writing your leadership philosophy as an internal ‘compass’ to
  • Lead Self - to tap personal experience to build greater personal mastery.
  • Lead Others - to engage and connect with others adeptly as mentors and partners, to learn from and influence them.
  • Lead Organization – to translate directions into actionable plans delegated well for excellent follow-through with lasting results for school, staff and self in a constantly changing environment.
  • Build a Community amongst VPs for continuous support and renewal.


Target Audience: For Vice-Principals


About Ms Mirimba Giam

Mirimba is a trusted consultant, teacher, facilitator and coach to thousands of leaders and hundreds of organizations. She brings a lot of heart when working with her clients, knowing how challenging change is when we are going through it, and how rewarding it is when we look back. She delights in staging her clients for continuous success which includes iterative practices coupled with challenging feedback. She believes confidence is built through regular accomplishment, abundant encouragement and focused feedback.
She works with clients to build capacity in areas of leadership and organization development and alignment, in training coaches, facilitators and teachers and in redesigning organizations’ structures and cultures to support mission, vision and KPIs, be ready for disruption and focused on the future.
With 16 years of consultancy practice locally and globally, and 10 years of leading change in Singapore’s public service, Mirimba hopes to bring relevant theories, practices and testimonies to stir hearts, challenge minds and prepare plans to create vibrant, hopeful and future-ready workplaces in this Leadership and Organization Development and Alignment (LODA) series with APS.
The sectors she has worked with include
  • Education [Academy of Principals (Singapore), MOE – HQ, EdTech & STAR; TJC, CJC, MGS, SCGS, Bedok South, Coral Primary; NIEC/SEED Institute, NTUC First Campus]
  • Arts [National Gallery, MCI]
  • Banking & Finance [MAS, CPF, IRAS, DBS, Deutsche Bank, NBAD]
  • Consulting [Temasek/Human Capital Leadership Institute, Centre for Creative Leadership, ICLIF, Deloitte, Ernst & Young]
  • Energy [ExxonMobil, PUB, REC Solar]
  • Health [MOH, MOHH, AIC, SingHealth]
  • Legal [TSMP Law, Attorney-General’s Office]
  • Security [MHA, SAF, Naval Logistics]
  • Social Enterprises [NTUC HQ, NTUC Club, Unions]