Understanding School Improvement
You will review and apply the field of educational effectiveness and improvement to your own practice and school. You will develop a critical and practical understanding of evidence-informed practice, performance evaluation, school effectiveness and improvement.
Leadership for School Improvement
You will study the skills, knowledge and characteristics of effective educational leaders and how leaders can improve schools. You will reflect on how you can play a more effective part in the leadership of your school or area of responsibility.
You will conduct an enquiry into school improvement and educational leadership. You will develop a critical, constructive approach, drawing on theory, data and evidence and evaluate and plan actions to address your chosen area.
Education Policy and Improving Schools
You will critically review current debates in education policy and the implications of alternative stances on education policy for school improvement and professional practice.
The Master’s dissertation is an opportunity for you to develop in-depth understanding of an educational topic of personal and/or professional interest.
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