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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


EFPM007: Education Leadership

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (14 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor David Hall (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

Yes

The purpose of this module is to explore theory and practice related to leadership in educational contexts. The module will introduce you to major schools of thought on education leadership and to the ideas, theories and cocepts underpinning these varying perspectives. It will examine the research basis of education leadership theory and practice and the relationship between education policy environments and the development of leadership in education contexts. You will be asked to critically examine leadership theory and practice in a range of local, national and international contexts and to undertake a study of leadership in an educational setting with which you are familiar.   

Module created

07/10/17

Last revised

30/10/2017