Educational Leadership in the Digital Age

Training and Coaching

Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning
Class Room
Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning Fee
Face to Face Fee
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Course Overview

Aiming to refine learners' ability to lead teaching and learning endeavours within a school environment, this module endeavours to build expertise in analysing classroom performance, understanding pedagogical science and theory, as well as enhancing teacher competencies in the digital era, all geared towards promoting favourable pupil outcomes.

Course Content

Leading Teaching and Learning

  • Principles and Strategies of Leadership
    • Fundamentals of Educational Leadership
    • Strategies for Effective Teaching and Learning Leadership
    • Role of Leadership in Shaping Educational Outcomes
  • Evaluating Leadership Strategies
    • Assessment of Different Leadership Approaches
    • Impact Analysis on Teaching and Learning
    • Case Studies and Real-world Applications
  • Application of Leadership Strategies
    • Implementing Strategies to Enhance Teaching and Learning
    • Leadership in Curriculum Design and Delivery
    • Monitoring and Adjusting Leadership Approaches
  • Leadership Impact on School Environment
    • Creating a Positive Learning Environment
    • Engaging Teachers and Students in Leadership Processes
    • Evaluating the Overall Impact of Leadership on School Culture

Analyzing Classroom Performance

  • Criteria for Analyzing Classroom Performance
    • Establishing Performance Metrics
    • Tools and Methods for Classroom Analysis
    • Integrating Digital Tools for Performance Analysis
  • Conducting Classroom Performance Analysis
    • Practical Application of Analysis Methods
    • Utilizing Data for Informed Decision Making
  • Utilizing Analysis Findings
    • Interpreting Data to Inform Leadership Practices
    • Implementing Changes Based on Analysis
    • Continuous Improvement and Feedback Loops
  • Classroom Performance Improvement
    • Strategies for Enhancing Classroom Dynamics
    • Teacher Development and Support Systems
    • Impact of Environment on Classroom Performance

Pedagogical Science in the Digital Era

  • Key Concepts and Theories
    • Overview of Contemporary Pedagogical Theories
    • Digital Age Learning Models and Theories
    • Integration of Technology in Pedagogical Practices
  • Implications for Educational Leadership
    • Adapting Leadership to Digital Pedagogical Practices
    • Innovations in Educational Technology Management
    • Leadership in Digital Curriculum Development
  • Aligning Practice with Theory
    • Evaluating Current Pedagogical Practices
    • Strategies for Aligning with Contemporary Theories
  • Advancing Pedagogical Practices
    • Fostering Innovation in Teaching and Learning
    • Professional Development in Digital Pedagogy
    • Leveraging Technology for Pedagogical Excellence

Enhancing Teacher Competencies

  • Competencies for the Digital Era
    • Essential Digital Skills for Teachers
    • Promoting Digital Literacy Among Educators
    • Competency Frameworks for Digital Education
  • Developing Teacher Competencies
    • Strategies for Professional Development
    • Integrating Digital Tools in Professional Learning
    • Collaborative Learning and Peer Support Systems
  • Evaluating Competency Enhancement Strategies
    • Measuring the Effectiveness of Development Programs
    • Feedback Mechanisms and Continuous Improvement
  • Promoting Favorable Pupil Outcomes
    • Linking Teacher Competencies to Student Achievement
    • Innovative Practices for Student Engagement
    • Evaluating the Impact of Teacher Development on Pupil Outcomes

Digital Transformation in Education

  • Understanding Digital Transformationsome text
    • The Concept and Importance of Digital Transformation
    • Leadership Roles in Navigating Digital Changes
  • Technology Integration in Learning
    • Strategies for Integrating Technology in Classrooms
    • Evaluating Educational Technologies for Learning Enhancement
    • Overcoming Barriers to Technology Adoption
  • Digital Citizenship and Safety
    • Promoting Digital Citizenship Among Students and Staff
    • Implementing Policies for Digital Safety and Ethics
    • Leadership in Creating a Safe Digital Learning Environment
  • Assessing Technological Impact
    • Methods for Measuring the Impact of Technology in Education
    • Continuous Evaluation and Adaptation of Tech Use
    • Future Trends in Educational Technology

Leadership in Online and Blended Learning

  • Online Learning Models and Best Practices
    • Overview of Online and Blended Learning Models
    • Best Practices for Implementing Online Learning
  • Managing Online Learning Environments
    • Strategies for Effective Online Course Management
    • Engaging and Supporting Students in Online Settings
    • Tools and Technologies for Online Learning Management
  • Teacher Training for Online Instruction
    • Professional Development for Online Teaching
    • Pedagogical Strategies for Online Environments
    • Evaluating Teacher Readiness for Online Instruction
  • Evaluating Online Learning Outcomes
    • Assessing Student Performance in Online Settings
    • Feedback and Continuous Improvement in Online Programs
    • Research on Effectiveness of Online and Blended Learning

Future Directions in Educational Leadership

  • Emerging Trends in Educational Leadership
    • Identifying and Analyzing Future Leadership Trends
    • Preparing for Changes in Educational Landscapes
    • Innovations in Leadership and Management Practices
  • Leadership Skills for the Future
    • Developing Adaptive Leadership Skills
    • Emphasizing Emotional Intelligence and Cultural Competency
    • Building Capacity for Future Challenges
  • Fostering a Culture of Innovation
    • Strategies for Cultivating Innovation in Schools
    • Leadership in Encouraging Creative Problem Solving
    • Examples of Innovative Educational Practices
  • Continuous Learning and Development
    • Importance of Lifelong Learning for Leaders
    • Opportunities for Professional Growth and Learning
    • Building Learning Communities Among Educational Leaders
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1.  Refine ability to lead teaching and learning endeavours within a school environment

  1. Explain the principles and strategies for leading teaching and learning
  2. Analyse the effectiveness of different leadership strategies in promoting teaching and learning
  3. Apply leadership strategies to enhance teaching and learning within a school environment

2.  Build expertise in analysing classroom performance

  1. Explain the criteria and methods for analysing classroom performance
  2. Analyse classroom performance using appropriate criteria and methods
  3. Evaluate the findings from classroom performance analysis to inform leadership practises

3.  Understand pedagogical science and theory in the digital era

  1. Explain key concepts and theories of pedagogical science in the context of digital-era education
  2. Analyse the implications of pedagogical science and theory for educational leadership in the digital era
  3. Evaluate the alignment of pedagogical practises with contemporary pedagogical science and theory

4.  Enhance teacher competencies for promoting favourable pupil outcomes in the digital era

  1. Explain the competencies necessary for teachers to promote favourable pupil outcomes in the digital era
  2. Design strategies to enhance teacher competencies in line with digital-era demands
  3. Evaluate the effectiveness of strategies aimed at enhancing teacher competencies for promoting favourable pupil outcomes
  • The assessment strategy for this course is designed to test all the learning outcomes.
  • Learners must demonstrate successful achievement of all learning outcomes to pass the course.
Assessment Marking Criteria


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  • The assessment criteria for a pass will be presented with the summative exercise.
  • Further information and guidance on the assessment will be made available through the tutor.
Unit Pass Requirements

To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.

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