Educational Leadership and School Improvement (Inclusive Education) MA
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The course is aimed at well qualified graduates wishing to undertake postgraduate study of educational policy and practice. It has been designed for teachers and other education professionals working in a range of educational settings.
The course places particular emphasis on the use of inquiry-based approaches that enable participants to develop expertise in analysing educational contexts, designing improvement plans, and supporting and evaluating their implementation. The aims of the programme are to:
- Provide students with the opportunity to engage critically with thinking and history in the field of inclusive education.
- Analyse global issues of inclusion and leadership, and ways in which governments, local authorities, schools and local communities can reduce barriers to participation and learning for all children.
- Prepare students to implement and evaluate developments in relation to their own future practice as leaders in the field of inclusive education.
- Develop students' ability to undertake independent research in the field of inclusive education and leadership.
Course content for year 1
Please find an overview of the course content and further information in the course leaflet, available under the 'Files to download' tab above.