Leadership Practices in Education

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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Total Fee £1600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

Please see the Tuition Fee section to see if you are eligible for a scholarship.
Course Overview

The aim of this course is to provide learners with a thorough understanding of the link between current educational research and practice by developing understanding of educational theory, policy and practice.

Course Content


  • What is Leadership?
  • Leadership process
  • Leadership styles
  • Good vs. bad leadership
  • Leadership needs in the 21st century
  • The follower

Leadership Stagertie

  • Transformational leadership
  • Transactional leadership
  • Situational leadership
  • Adaptive leadership

Strategic Management and Leadership in Education

  • Leadership vs management
  • Strategic management
  • The Role Education Leaders Play
  • The Hiring And Recruitment
  • Creating And Developing Team
  • Evaluating and Developing Teacher's Instruction

Pursuing Mission Vision and School Culture

  • School Mission
  • School Vision
  • School Cultural
  • Pursuing vision & mission through SMART goals
  • Communication for effective management

School Performance 

  • Assessing Current Performance
  • 5-Step Problem Solving and Learning Framework
  • Leading innovation in a school environment
  • Distributing Leadership
  • Psychological Safety at work
  • Transforming Education through Growth Mindset
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1. To understand and apply the principles of management strategy in an educational environment

  1. Critically analyse the concept of managers as effective leaders
  2. Critically analyse the concept of leaders as effective managers
  3. Critically evaluate the balance needed between the demands of leadership and management

2.  Review and apply the principles of educational leadership within industry

  1. Critically evaluate the role of leader in the creation of an organisation
  2. Critically analyse the impact of different leadership styles in an education context
  3. Apply the principles of effective communication to engender empowerment and trust within an organisation

3.  To improve the employability of learners by allowing them to explore the relationship between management theories and their practical application in education

  1. Critically evaluate transformational leadership and its impact on organisational direction
  2. Critically evaluate transactional leadership and its impact on organisational strategy
  3. Critically evaluate situational leadership and its impact on organisational strategy

4.  Analyse problem-solving techniques specific to education

5.  Select, collate, review and analyse information from a wide range of sources

6.  Work independently and as part of a team

7.  Manage one’s own personal development and growth

  • 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


Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 50% scholarship upon writing a personal statement. All scholarships are to be approved by the Academic Board. The list of countries are: Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Philippines, Bhutan, Morocco, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Laos, Cambodia, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal and South Africa. Please talk to your student counselor and ask for the Coupon Code to get the 50% Tuition Waiver.

  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Unlimited personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forums
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

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