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EQ948-30 Leading Educational Change & Improvement

Department Education Studies

Level Taught Postgraduate Level

Module leader Dr Pontso Moorosi

Credit value 30

Module duration 10 weeks

Assessment 100% coursework

Study location University of Warwick main campus, Coventry


This module will develop an understanding of educational change and improvement from a research and practical perspective, and look at how that can impact teaching and learning outcomes. You will be comparing, evaluating and critiquing international reform efforts and developing knowledge about the dynamics of improvement as a strategy for change.

Principal Module Aims and Outcomes
  • To develop an understanding of leadership, educational change and improvement from a theoretical, research and practical perspective.
  • To compare, evaluate and critique international educational reform efforts.
  • To develop knowledge about the dynamics of leading improvement as a strategy for educational change.
  • To understand the relationship between leadership, educational improvement and learner outcomes.
  • To use models, theories, and conceptual frameworks from research and other literature to plan improvements and evaluate activities and programmes to improve achievement.
  • Educational Change and Reform
  • Improvement and Change
  • Educational Effectiveness
  • Educational Improvement
  • Building the Capacity for Improvement
  • Leading Improvement
  • Improving Teaching and Learning
  • Evaluating Improvement
Study Time
Type Required Optional
Lectures 8 sessions of 3 hours (8%)  
Seminars 2 sessions of 3 hours (3%)  
Tutorials (0%) 1 session of 15 minutes
Private study 270 hours (90%)  
Total 300 hours  
TBC 100%
Module Information

This module is a core module on MA Educational Leadership and Management, and an optional module on MA Childhood in Society, MA Education, MA Educational Innovation, MA Islamic Education: Theory and Practice, MA Global Education and International Development, and MA Psychology and Education.