About the course: -Aimed at ambitious educational leaders and future leaders -Analyse key concepts in educational leadership and management theory within the context of an ever-changing political climate and increasing accountability -Underpinned by up-to-date research evidence -Designed to be flexible -Provides an excellent foundation for doctoral studies in education
WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?
Sample modules: -Values and practices in education -Investigating education -Key concepts in educational leadership -Leading and managing educational change -Improving teaching and learning
Please note that all modules are subject to change.
WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?
In addition to the many masters' and PhD graduates, each year we have over 500 students become newly qualified teachers (NQTs). Our excellent links with local schools ensure that our employment rates are consistently high, with well over 90 per cent of our NQTs finding a teaching job last year.
With pay scales to match other industries, job security, an excellent pension and better work-life balance, teaching is becoming one of the most sought-after professions of today. Our masters' and professional courses have allowed many teachers to gain promotion within their institutions. A number of students also continue their studies onto EdD/PhD courses to develop a career in educational research.
A good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Apart from the standard university entry requirements, we normally expect students to have a professional background in education with experience of teaching. Ideally we would like students to have had at least two years’ experience of teaching but will consider applications from good students with at least one year’s experience. If you have a slightly lower degree qualification than usual, this can be compensated for by good teaching experience.
Recipient: University of Reading
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