Taught course

Leadership and Management in Education

Institution
Newman University · Department of Education and Professional Studies
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a relevant subject area.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Educational Leadership (30 Credits)

The focus of this module is to explore approaches to leadership and management, and the skills and qualities required to lead and manage a range of individual and professional groups within an educational setting. Current research, statutory requirements, legislation and policy will be drawn from in relation to leadership and management. Students will critically reflect on and evaluate the impact of different approaches to leadership and management, and models of leadership. Students will also be introduced to Appreciative Inquiry as a potential organizational development method to support leadership and management practice.

Change Management (30 Credits)

This module examines the key characteristics of change management in educational settings. It considers those factors that affect change at the micro, mezzo and macro level of organisational endeavour, including personal, inter-personal organisational and strategic concerns. The module is underpinned by an analysis of common concepts in the evaluation of change management, including: complexity, capacity building, professional capital, professional learning communities, renewal, sustainability, leadership, and enquiry.

Fees and funding

UK students
£2000

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment60

Course contact details

Name
Dawn Picken
Email
fed@newman.ac.uk
Phone
0121 476 1181 (Ext. 2650)