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Taking over a problematic house

September 18 @ 14:30 - 15:30

  • Date: September 18, 2024
  • Time: 14:30 – 15:30
  • Cost: TIOB Member Rate – £90, TIOB Additional Full Member Fee: £45 Non-member Rate – £180
  • Audience: Deputy Heads, Assistant Heads, Heads of boarding, Houseparents, Assistant houseparents, teaching staff
  • Platform: Zoom (online) – webinar

Course Outline:

Taking over a boarding house where there have been historic issues can be daunting. In this webinar, we will explore how to navigate the turnaround and transform the house culture. Our speaker’s experience will provide insight, strategies and best practices for taking over a toxic team and orchestrating a positive transformation.  This session aims to equip you with the essential tools to identify, assess, and address toxicity within a team environment. We’ll delve into effective communication strategies, leadership techniques, and collaborative approaches to foster a healthier and more productive work culture. This webinar will be useful whether you’re a houseparent/head of boarding seeking solutions for a troubled team or an aspiring leader preparing for future challenges.

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify and implement hallmarks of healthy house culture
  • Learn how to challenge toxic practices.



September 18
14:30 - 15:30
Event Category:


TIOB – The Institute of Boarding