Educational Leadership: Working for Good – Online Course
Explore the concept of educational leadership and develop leadership skills through critical thinking with this online course from the University of Manchester.
Who is the course for?
This course is for aspiring and existing leaders in education, including teachers and managers. It will also be beneficial for university administrators, corporate educators, and government officers.
What topics will you cover?
Researching leadership in the context of education and individual professional contexts.
The relationship between historical and contemporary practices of leadership, in an educational context.
Comparing and evaluating leadership models within education and how education, as an industry, is changing.
Comparison between national and international schools leadership.
Differences between educational policy and systems and how they impact on leadership.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explore how leadership knowledge is generated and passed on by critically engaging with knowledge useful for their practice.
Engage with conversations about Educational Leadership Models to recognise what it takes to move from being in charge to being in control.
Interpret education policy from a leadership perspective by engaging critically with the material.
Evaluate leadership challenges and opportunities typical of de-regulated international educational spaces.