This programme consists of five modules at Level 7 that will enable educational leaders and aspiring leaders to train in outstanding practices and whole-school change in support of the most vulnerable and challenging students. The programme aims to enable teachers to develop their leadership competency through critical evaluation of research and scholarship and to integrate this with their own practice. Students will be able to analyse, engage in and reflect on these educational issues and on the implications for their own educational setting. All students complete Modules 1-3 and then choose one option for Module 4 before designing and carrying out a research project for the dissertation in Module 5.
The course is accredited by the University of Buckingham and all students are members of the University from the start of the course. Modules 1-4 are delivered by an Inclusion Expert, a nationally renowned provider of courses in pastoral care. Module 5, the dissertation, is delivered by the University of Buckingham.
Students are expected to do some activity every week in Year 1 - attend an online lecture or discussion, do some reading and/or some writing. Students can expect to spend 10-15 hours a week working on this course but this is an average some weeks will be more than this. The course is 100% online. At every stage students have their own supervisor.