As an educational leader, one of the key parts of your role is to support change. It is the role of the leaders in the setting to set the vision and tone for the pedagogy, and the teams' role is to put it into action. This simple two-part process (design and implementation), is never as simple as it sounds. Developing a culture of change, and a team who are willing to shift is all about communication. Designed to support the educational leader's communication with their teams. We will look at the different strategies to support teams engagement. Through the art of effective conversations, you will be able to shift your team's view of your role as the educational leader from one of compliancy and checks, to one of collaboration and provocations.