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Certificate in Leadership and Management in Education

Status: Closed for Sept 2020, Jan 2021 & Sept 2021


Level

07

Duration

12 Weeks

Department

Applied Social Sciences


Start Date

07/09/2020

Course Type

Flexible & Professional

Location

Thurles

Register your interest 

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

Delivery

The programme will take place every Monday evening from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm for 12 weeks commencing September and January and may conclude with a one full-day session on a Saturday if required.

Dates for September 2020 intake are Monday 7th September to Monday 30th November 2020.

Dates for January 2021 intake are to be confirmed.

Assessment

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.

Qualification

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

Due to a phenomenal demand this programme is full for September 2020, January 2021 and September 2021! Please send an email to flexible@lit.ie to be added to the interest list for January 2022 which is also a waiting list for September 2021 in the event of a cancellation.

For queries relating to the course content contact

Dr. Martin Fitzgerald PhD
Tel: +353 504 28116
Email: Martin.Fitzgerald@lit.ie

Fees

€450