This master's is for educational professionals who are currently working in, or who aspire to work in, leadership positions and/or careers in administration, universities/colleges, or development in their own contexts.
It considers effective leadership in education and how to successfully lead educational change and development. You will develop practical approaches to educational improvement and effectiveness, learning from leading academics, those at the forefront of leadership development in the education sector and your professional peers on the course.
Aims of the Programme
• Develop your understanding of the key leadership issues that influence teachers' and other educators' performance in schools and other educational settings. • Provide an overview of relevant and current theories/frameworks for examining issues from a leadership perspective. • Enable professionals of all levels to identify issues and develop appropriate strategies to generate and sustain improvement. • Develop your knowledge and understanding of practical approaches to educational improvement and effectiveness, and of current theories, issues and debates in the field. • Develop a range of learning and transferable skills which integrate current research and best practice in the areas of school leadership and educational improvement.
Delivery of this 27 month, part-time course has been designed with busy professionals in mind. Flexible teaching includes evening, Saturday and school-based sessions, which are supported by online resources.
Bachelor's Degree with a 2:1 or equivalent and an initial UK qualification in teaching. IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90, Grade C Cambridge Certificate, (N/A to applicants whose first language is English)You will also need to have a minimum of two years teaching experience based in the UK.
Recipient: University of Manchester
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