Managing Educational Change for Education Administrators

Project Management

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 develop learners’ understanding of ways in which educational leadership and management can provide support during the process of change, developing leadership in the learners’ own educational context.

Course Content


The Need for Change

  • Why Education Renewal
  • The Global Need for Change
  • Supporting Research
  • Changes in Teaching and Learning
  • Changing Portrait of Learning

A System Model for Leading Change

  • A Promising Model for Building Capacity and Meeting Adaptive Challenges
  • Change development
  • Change management and Perspective Taking
  • Collaboration: Connecting People and Working Together Within and Across the System
  • Continuous Learning: An Everlasting Journey

Culture for Capacity Building

  • Culture as a Key Driver of Educational Change and Improvement
  • Culture as Holding Environment for Capacity Building
  • What does a Holding Environment Do?
  • Setting the Stage: The Foundational Preconditions of Trust, Safety, and Respect
  • Modeling the Message: Leadership Capacities for Change and Culture Building
  • The Courage to Be—and Grow—Yourself: Modeling Self-Development
  • The Wisdom to Welcome Others: Modeling Care, Appreciation, and Inclusiveness

Pillar Practice for Effective Collaboration

  • Toward Enhanced Collaboration: Diving Deeper into the Pillar Practices
  • Teaming
  • Providing Leadership Roles
  • Collegial Inquiry
  • Mentoring
  • Collaborating Beyond the School Walls

Processes of Change Management

  • Feedback in Context
  • Why Transformation Efforts Fail
  • Managing Change: The Art of Balancing
  • Changing the Way We Change: Lessons from the Business World
  • Resistance to Organizational Change and Overcoming Resistance


Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1. Identify issues requiring change in education

  1. Research the need for change in an educational organisation
  2. Apply models of change management

2.  Instigate change and improvement in educational organisations

  1. Develop a plan for change using information and feedback from appropriate sources
  2. Determine the potential impact of change on resources and service delivery
  3. Identify barriers to implementation and apply strategies to overcome them
  4. Communicate the plan for change to stakeholders to gain their support

3.  Monitor the change process in an educational organisation

  1. Utilise systems for monitoring implementation of a plan for change
  2. Identify and propose ways of overcoming resistance to change
  3. Evaluate the progress of a change implementation
  • 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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