Academic Governance

500 AED



The module facilitates critical analysis of current thinking in leadership and change management and how this can be applied to the students’ workplace. It focuses on the role of educational leaders in promoting high quality teaching and learning. It explores the leader’s role in goal setting, supervision, evaluation, and staff development will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on organizational development strategies.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  • Critically appraise current theoretical perspectives related to leadership.
  • Explore and critically reflect on change management principles and the application of theory into practice.
  • Critically evaluate the different facets of leadership and how they apply to the workplace.
  • Synthesise their learning in order to create and deliver a plan for change within their own workplace context.
  • Apply theory and principles associated with effective instructional leadership.
  • Justify the relevance of various theory to contemporary instructional programs.
  • Relate trends and issues in society and their impact on supervision, evaluation, and the development of instructional personnel.
  • Make decisions that demonstrate an understanding of the role of effective leadership in student learning and teacher growth.
  • Use assessment data to make decisions for improving instruction and student learning.

Learning topics:

  • An introduction to management
  • leadership and followership in multi-professional teams
  • Leadership, management and followership within health service contexts
  • Change management
  • Team Dynamics
  • Managing Projects and Resources
  • Leadership & management (motivation, innovation, team building, effective meetings, conflict management, resource management, project management etc…)
  • Educational roles & responsibilities
  • Developing policies & procedures
  • Faculty development
  • Curriculum management

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