Educational Leadership: Improving Schools through Effective Leadership
Explore your leadership style, with the chance to grow the skills you need to be a great leader in education.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone working in an educational setting looking to develop their leadership skills (subject to successful completion). It aims to be particularly relevant for current middle managers looking to move into a more senior position, or for current senior leaders aiming to further enhance their leadership abilities, upon successful completion of the course.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.
What topics will you cover?
What is leadership, really?
Getting to know your own leadership style, strengths and weaknesses
An introduction to leadership theory and its practical applications
Leading change and shaping a successful school culture
Effective school leadership in times of crisis
Learning-centred leadership and school improvement
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Reflect on your leadership style and motivations as a basis for effective development
Identify the strengths and weaknesses of different leadership styles and what you can do to improve yours
Apply leadership theory to real-life scenarios to inform effective decision-making
Explore ways of leading the development of a positive culture within your school
Identify the importance of quality leadership in nurturing teaching and learning to drive school improvement