University of Glasgow: Middle Leadership and Management in Schools

InstitutionUniversity of Glasgow View institution profile
Department School of Education View department profile
Web https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/education/
Email amy.mcknight@glasgow.ac.uk
Telephone 0141 330 4515
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme for practising teachers covers the major elements of middle leadership and management in schools and is designed to provide you with a critical understanding of the principles underpinning middle leadership and management.

**Academic contact: amy.mcknight@glasgow.ac.uk
Admissions enquiries: www.gla.ac.uk/enquirenow
September start
PgCert: 12 months part-time**

**WHY THIS PROGRAMME**

If you are a Principal Teacher (or head of department/faculty): or are looking to progress into this role; and want to develop your skills as middle leaders in school, this programme is designed for you.

It uses practice-focused learning to develop your capability to lead teaching and learning within your school (Department or Faculty); particularly to achieve the ambitions of Curriculum for Excellence.

Our academic staff play a leading role in the area of professional and leadership development in Scotland. They have been involved in a range of research projects on headteacher recruitment, teacher leadership, coaching and leadership development, teachers’ work and collaborative professional enquiries.

There is a focus on collaborative learning, drawing on your own experiences and those of your academic colleagues.

**PROGRAMME STRUCTURE**

Each course combines a taught element, a distance learning element and an assignment drawing from your work in school. You will also participate in online activities to support the development of practice-focused tasks and assignments.

**Core courses**
- Developing as a middle leader

- Leading change for improvement.

**Progression**
This PgCert forms part of the MEd Professional Learning & Enquiry degree programme.

**Programme alteration or discontinuation**
The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract.
www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/senateoffice/studentcontract/

**CAREER PROSPECTS**
As a graduate you would have all the necessary attributes to progress into, or enhance your capabilities in leadership role within schools.

Sponsorship info

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Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

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The School of Education is an ambitious, major international research-led institution with traditional roots in Scottish higher education. We invest in the future of education through world-class research that advances knowledge and practice. Respected for contributions to policy and practice, our teaching and research benefits from strong partnerships with education communities. We are ranked first in the UK for education (Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018) and first in the UK for student (National Student Survey 2018).

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