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Leadership and Management in Education (L7, 10 ECTS)

Status: Closed - Register your interest for 2024




12 Weeks


Applied Social Sciences

Start Date


Course Type

Flexible & Professional



The programme is intended to support education staff currently holding, or who intend to take up, leadership and management positions in schools and centres of education. The aim of the programme is to provide for the development of knowledge, understanding and skills required for effective leadership and management in schools and centres of education.

What are the entry requirements?

Post Primary and Primary educational staff who aspire to leadership positions.

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

Programme content will include a balanced contribution from a practical and theoretical perspective including:

  • Personality type profiling— a Myers Briggs Model

  • Educational Leadership

  • Values and how they impact on action

  • Educational Planning (in the context of School Development Planning)

  • The changing educational context

  • Interpersonal relations

  • Conflict resolution

  • Education administration and leadership

More Information


The programme will take place every Monday evening from 6:30pm - 9:30pm for 12 weeks


The assessment process requires participants to present a ‘Reflective Journal/Portfolio’

The purpose of this Journal is:

To help each participant document and reflect on key learning moments throughout the programme.

To encourage and harness a continuous reflective capacity that enables participants to witness, explore, ponder on, synthesise, evaluate and analyse, the key learning elements that are significant.

To encourage participants to apply some of the learning and knowledge from the programme to a specific task or role in their respective school or work environment.


All participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance in Leadership and Management in Education from LIT. For those participants who wish to achieve an accredited Level 7 Special Purpose Award (10 credits) in Leadership and Management in Education, the assessment process outlined above must be completed.

Application Deadline

TBC for 2024

For queries relating to the course content contact:

Dr. Martin Fitzgerald PhD
Tel: +353 504 28116



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