Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EFPM911: Educational Leadership and Management

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.


NQF Level7
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor David Hall (Convenor)





Available via distance learning


The purpose of the module is to enable module participants to develop their understanding of educational leadership and management. This will involve an examination of different models of educational leadership and of contemporary manifestations of both leadership and management in educational contexts. Module participants will be exposed to and study practices designed to develop their understanding of leadership and management in areas including coaching and mentoring. There will be a particular focus upon the leadership of learning and the assorted technologies and techniques that seek to change and enhance learning outcomes and processes. These will include a critical evaluation of approaches to raise learner achievements and the associated use of data, target setting and learner/institutional monitoring. You will be asked to focus upon a particular means of supporting and facilitating change in an educational context and to critically examine the role of leadership and management.    

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