University of Cambridge: Education (Educational Leadership and School Improvement)

InstitutionUniversity of Cambridge
Department Single Tier Structure
Telephone 01223 760 606
Study type Taught


The overall aims of this specialist route are to enable participants to develop: an advanced knowledge and understanding of educational leadership and school improvement; a set of skills for analysing educational leadership and school improvement issues and practices; the ability to bring together theoretical perspectives on educational leadership and school improvement and apply an informed critique of their inter-relationship; the ability to contribute to informed development of policy and practice in educational contexts; familiarity with a range of frameworks for understanding pupil, professional and organisational learning. The route content is covered through 8 interrelated themes: Leadership for learning; policy, structures and change; school effectiveness and school improvement; issues and dilemmas; perspectives on leadership; perspectives on learning; schools, cultures and communities; education evaluation.


Master of Philosophy - MPhil

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