University of Glasgow: Middle Leadership and Management in Schools
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|Department||School of Education View department profile|
|Telephone||0141 330 4515|
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Admissions enquiries: www.gla.ac.uk/enquirenow
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.
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.
- Developing as a middle leader
- Leading change for improvement.
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.
As a graduate you would have all the necessary attributes to progress into, or enhance your capabilities in leadership role within schools.
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification in education or a related field, plus a minimum of three years professional experience following full GTCS registration. You will also need to be endorsed by your employer (please provide a letter of support), and have access to a suitable workplace environment in order to be able to undertake the practice-based components of the programme. A brief synopsis of your leadership experience is also required.
|Location||University of Glasgow|
University of Glasgow
|EU||963 GBP for Credit|
|Scotland||963 GBP for Credit|
|England||963 GBP for Credit|
|Wales||963 GBP for Credit|
|Northern Ireland||963 GBP for Credit|
University of Glasgow
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