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Bangor University: Educational Leadership
|Institution||Bangor University View institution profile|
|Department||School of Education and Human Development View department profile|
This EdD Educational Leadership taught doctorate is designed to allow Headteachers who have successfully gained a MSc in Educational Leadership to complete their studies at doctoral level and is taught in partnership by the School of Education, Bangor University and Yr Athrofa: Institute of Education, University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD). This programme has been approved by the National Education Leadership Academy (Wales).
Students will undertake an extended, independent, critical and evaluative research project on a relevant and appropriate academic topic of interest in the field of school leadership. This project will make an original research contribution to the field of knowledge and be worthy of wider, external dissemination.
|Level||RQF Level 8|
The EdD in Educational Leadership is only available for individuals who are registered on the New / Acting Headteacher Programme.
The MSc in Educational Leadership significantly contributes to the Government’s agenda to provide Wales with inspirational school leaders who are well prepared and supported to lead their schools as learning organisations and is taught in partnership by the School of Education, Bangor University and Yr Athrofa: Institute of Education, University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD). This programme has been approved by the National Education Leadership Academy (Wales).
This transformational programme provides Headteachers with a structured programme to advance their professional practice in school. It enables practitioners to enhance their leadership role and advance their career by completing a piece of professional enquiry / research alongside a taught programme focused on examining key areas of leadership and management within the education sector in Wales. In this context, the taught component provides a core set of skills, knowledge and understanding required to instigate, lead and manage change for self, individuals, groups and communities. The modules encourage the students to build in-depth knowledge and understanding of national and international perspectives on leadership and management through inter-professional learning.
This MSc Educational Leadership degree is designed to ensure the Headteachers realise the educational ambitions for Wales, as outlined in the Professional Standards for Leadership in Wales1
On completion of this programme students will be able to:
- Complete an in-depth self-review, based on current educational research thinking, against the Leadership standards.
- Develop a shared and inclusive vision and strategic plan for the school.
- Develop the school as an effective learning organisation as exemplified in the literature.
- Using research, measure, evaluate and critically reflect on the impact of actions taken to initiate school improvement during the initial years of headship.
- Undertake close to practice research related to school improvement.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
The MSc in Educational Leadership is only available for individuals who are registered on the New / Acting Headteacher Programme.
School of Education
School of Education
Education at Bangor University has great links with local primary and secondary schools, a uniquely bilingual environment and highly rated research. Wales is at the forefront of educational reform and our courses are designed with these changes in mind, meaning that you will graduate with a highly contemporary skill set and knowledge base, making you highly employable in Wales and beyond. Situated between the Snowdonia mountain range and the sea, Bangor offers a stunning study location and particularly appeals to students with an interest in outdoor activities.
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